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Dwight P. Cummins

Dwight P. Cummins
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Dwight P. Cummins is admitted in both Minnesota and Wisconsin and his primary practice focuses on long range planning and transactions. For over 30 years, he has helped his clients' transfers of wealth be less complicated, more efficient, and less burdened with taxes and transaction costs. For individuals and families he focuses on estate planning, using trusts, wills, and charitable planning, as well as assisting with probate and trust administration after death.

Dwight enjoys creating customized documents designed to address the individual needs and goals of the client. He strives to implement estate plans that are practical, and that reflect the personal values of the client. For businesses, he helps with the appropriate entity selection for new businesses, provides general representation for business transactions, helps transfer family businesses to the next generation, and assists both buyers and sellers in business purchases and sales. He also provides representation in commercial and residential real estate transactions, and banking and commercial transactions.

Dwight has volunteered on numerous local nonprofit boards, and has held leadership positions in several, including The Bethlehem Foundation (Board Chair), Family Means (Board Chair), Stillwater Area Lions Club (President), Lakeview Memorial Hospital Foundation (Board Chair), and Lakeview Health System (Board Chair).

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Banking & Finance Law
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Elder Law
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trusts
  • Wills

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1984
  • U. S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1984
  • Wisconsin, 1985
  • U. S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1985


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    J. D. – 1984
  • Bethel University, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
    B.A. (Cum Laude) – 1978
    Major: Philosophy

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Washington County Bar Association
  • Nineteenth District Ethics Committee