David B. Shaver

David Shaver is a graduate of the University of Dayton School of Law and has been with Surdyk, Dowd & Turner since 2011.  Mr. Shaver’s practice is concentrated on the defense of individual consumer claims and class actions under the FDCPA, FCRA, and TCPA, as well as the defense of political subdivisions and their employees.  Mr. Shaver also has experience and has successfully defended individuals and corporations in tort and professional liability matters.  Mr. Shaver works closely with clients on the defense of suits filed in federal and state courts, at both the trial and appellate levels.

Areas of Experience

  • Political Subdivision Liability
  • Police Misconduct
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Professional Liability

Court Admissions

  • State of Ohio
  • United States District Court,
    • Southern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court,
    • Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court,
    • Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court,
    • Western District of Michigan
  • United States Court of Appeals
    • for the Sixth Circuit


  • University of Dayton Law Review Executive Editor for Publication/ Executive Publications Manager
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards – Civil Practice and Procedure and Criminal Law


  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Dayton Bar Association
  • ACA International