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Dawn M. Wagner*

1000 Jackson Street
Toledo, OH 43604


Sharon Lawson

Dawn M. Wagner is a senior paralegal in the corporate and real estate practice areas in the Toledo office of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP.  Dawn has a high level of contact with clients, government offices and service providers.  Dawn participates in proceedings challenging the real estate tax valuation of property and tax exemption appeals; participates in and prepares for hearings before Plan Commission, Zoning Commission and legislative bodies; she prepares and files applications for parcel splits; prepares a variety of documents related to real estate transactions, commercial loan financing, and construction loan financing; consults with title companies and survey firms; reviews title commitments, title endorsements, surveys and zoning reports.  She also prepares purchase and sale agreements; summarizes and prepares leases; attends and assists with closings; prepares and UCC financing statements, amendments and termination statements; coordinates recording and filing of documents in state and local offices; conducts public record searches; facilitates details of closing transactions with various parties to ensure documents are organized, complete and accurate; reviews loan documents; prepares corporate filings, resolutions and certificates.  Additionally, Dawn obtains tax identification numbers for corporate clients; coordinates with law firms in connection with the sale of real estate and related matters; tracks pertinent dates in connection with transactions; assists with training of new associates and completes all assignments as required.  Dawn facilitates due diligence and closings for multi-million dollar transactions; assists with mergers and acquisitions, financial work-outs and restructuring; and assists in commercial and residential real estate development. 

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Paralegal Association of Northwest Ohio
  • Toledo Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association

* Names that appear with an asterisk indicate a Shumaker professional not admitted to practice law.

Alternate biographies





  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Legal Assisting Technology, The University of Toledo, 1995
  • B.S., Economics, Purdue University, 1993

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