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Shamra M. VanWagoner

Senior Attorney




Indiana University School of Law, J.D.

Kalamazoo College, B.A.

Bar Admissions

Shamra VanWagoner is a member of Miller Canfield's Personal Services Group. For more than 30 years, she has provided succession planning legal services to individuals and small business owners in Southwest and Southeast Michigan.

Shamra specializes in trust administration services working with corporate trust groups and individual fiduciaries. She also advises and represents a diverse clientele regarding family foundations, estate and gift tax planning, real estate transactions, entity formations and probate matters. She has extensive experience serving in a guidance and advisory role for individuals, families and small businesses in legal matters of estate planning and probate/trust administration.

Professional Activities

Past President, Kalamazoo County Young Lawyers Association

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Board of Directors

Past President, Hospital Hospitality House of Southwest Michigan


Instructor for Kalamazoo College's Stryker Center - Employee Benefits, Federal Estate Tax and SBA Qualification