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Debbie Jean Papay

Debbie Jean Papay

Practice areas:

Estate Planning

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Licensed since 1985

  1. Estate Planning: 100%
    30 years, 4 thousand cases



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Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Bayer, Papay & Steiner Co., LPA

1925 Indian Wood Circle
Suite A
Maumee, OH, 43537




Professional Misconduct

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Outstanding Alumni AwardDavis College2001
1992 Alumni AwardOhio Council of Private Colleges & Schools1992

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Accredited to represent applicantsVeterans Administration2011 - Present
Attorney, Co-OwnerBayer, Papay & Steiner Co., LPA1998 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of Debbie J. Papay1989 - 1998
AttorneyCity of Toledo Law Department1988 - 1992
AssociateRobison, Curphey & O'Connell, LLC1985 - 1988


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Elder CounselMember2015 - Present
Wealth CounselMember2013 - Present
NAELA, National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2010 - Present
Northwest Ohio Gerontological AssociationMember2008 - Present
Lawyers With Purpose-MPSMember2003 - Present
National Network of Estate Planning AttorneysMember1998 - 2013
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
Toledo Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Olive Grove Press, LLCBOOK: Paying for Long Term Care, Financial Help for Wartime Veterans: The VA Aid & Attendance Benefit2014
Olive Grove Press, LLCBOOK: Lasting Love, How It's Found: True Tales as Told to Debbie J. Papay, Attorney2013
Olive Grove PressBOOK: Blooper Episodes in Estate Planning and Elder Law: Lessons From Prime Time TV2012
Maumee MirrorARTICLE: Accredited Attorneys Can Help Veterans, Families Obtain Benefits They've Earned2011
Quantum Press (Contributor)BOOK: Love Money Control, Reinventing Estate Planning2004
Quantum Press (Contributor)BOOK: Strictly Business, Planning Strategies for Privately Owned Businesses2002
University of Toledo Law ReviewLAW REVIEW ARTICLE: Plagiarism in Legal Scholarship1984


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercy CollegeGerontologyGerontology Certificate2005
University of ToledoLawJD, Magna Cum Laude1985
Siena Heights UniversityBusinessBBA - Bachelor of Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude1982
Davis CollegeLegal SecretarialAssociate Degree, Summa Cum Laude1974

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Davis College CommencementCommencement Address2008