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Jay W. Wagner

Jay W. Wagner


  • North Carolina Central University (JD, Cum Laude 1998)
    • North Carolina Central Law Journal
    • North Carolina Central Moot Court Board, Senior Board Member
    • Phi Delta Phi
  • Regent University School of Law (1996)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, (AB – History and Political Science 1990)


  • Commercial and Residential Real Estate
  • Municipal Law
  • Zoning and Land Use Law
  • Civil, Commercial, and Real Estate Litigation
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Wills, Trusts, and Estates


Mr. Wagner’s experience includes numerous multi-million dollar commercial transactions, like-kind exchanges, complex financing arrangements, multiple-use properties, commercial and residential leases, and residential developments. Litigation experience is primarily in the areas of collections, access and boundary disputes, clouds on title, eminent domain, commercial and residential lease transactions, and breach of contract. Mr. Wagner has experience in developing and crafting land use statutes and regulations. Provides consulting and strategic planning services in regard to urban revitalization and redevelopment.


Admitted to:

  • North Carolina State Bar (1998)
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina (1998)


  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Real Property Section Member
  • Zoning and Land Use Section Member
  • 18th Judicial District Bar
  • High Point Bar Association
  • North Carolina Association of Municipal Attorneys
  • North Carolina Downtown Development Association


  • High Point City Council, 2012-Present
  • YMCA of Greater High Point Board of Directors (2009-Present, Past Chairman)
  • YMCA Camp Cheerio Board of Directors (2005-Present, Past Chairman)
  • City of High Point, Planning & Zoning Commission 2003-2010 (Chairman, 2006-2007, 2008-2009)
  • Uptowne High Point, Inc., Organizer and former Chairman
  • Rotary Club of High Point, Former Member (Paul Harris Fellow)
  • Oak Ridge Military Academy Board of Trustees (2009) and Board of Visitors (2006-2009)
  • High Point Y’s Men’s Club (President, 2003)


Family, Golf, Fishing, UNC Athletics, and Reading.