Nolan Flowers

A Focus on Business & Agriculture

Mr. Flowers areas of practice include:

Professional Affiliations


Mr. Flowers graduated from Ohio University, in Athens, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Arts in History, and received his Juris Doctor from Capital University Law School, in Columbus, Ohio, where he graduated magna cum laude.

Mr. Flowers lives in Amanda,Ohio, with his wife and son.

Kathryn Cornelius-Blume

A Practice Focused on Civil Litigation

Ms. Cornelius-Blume’s legal practice includes several years of courtroom experience in the following areas:

Prior to entering into private legal practice, Ms. Cornelius-Blume was employed as a staff attorney at Southeastern Ohio Legal Services (SEOLS). While at SEOLS, she assisted clients with all areas of civil litigation, providing a valuable resource for low income residents of Southeast Ohio. Ms. Cornelius-Blume found her passion for litigation and trial work while in law school. She was able to obtain valuable first-hand experience by working as a certified legal intern at the Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio, serving as a law clerk at Gerhardstein and Branch Co. LPA, and being a judicial extern for Justice Sharon Kennedy at the Ohio Supreme Court.

Appointments with Attorney Cornelius-Blume may be scheduled at either our Lancaster or Canal Winchester office locations. 

Professional Affiliations

Commitment to Community

Ms. Cornelius-Blume actively supports various community organizations throughout Fairfield County and Central Ohio, including:

  • Fairfield County Pro Bono Clinic operated by Southeastern Ohio Legal Services (SEOLS)
  • Fairfield County Domestic Relations Help Desk
  • Legal Aid Society of Columbus Fresh Start Clinic
  • Ohio Domestic Violence Network Pro Bono Attorney


Ms. Cornelius-Blume graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, in Pennsylvania, with a B.S. in Psychology and a B.A. in History. She obtained a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, in Ohio, where she served as the Senior Article Editor for the Human Rights Quarterly publication.

Ms. Cornelius-Blume resides in Columbus, Ohio, with her husband and their pets: Watson, their dog, and Little Kitty, their cat. She enjoys running, boxing and cooking in her free time.


R. Mark Bibler

A Trusted Advisor

Mr. Bibler’s law career has spanned over three decades, having started his career at Dagger law back in 1984. His past work highlights have included a number of successful multi-million dollar transactions which were completed on behalf of his clients. Today, his practice is focused on the following legal areas:

Mr. Bibler’s loyal clients depend on his deep understanding of the law, and tax code, earned over 35 years of legal practice in Ohio. He helps guide clients in businesses planning, estate planning, and the complex tax law strategies that can be applied to help businesses and families as they work to protect their assets for future generations. 

Currently, appointments with Mr. Bibler can only be arranged in our Lancaster office location

Professional Affiliations

Mr. Bibler is a member of:

A Lifelong Commitment to Community

Born and raised in Lancaster, Ohio, Mr. Bibler continues to actively support his Fairfield County community through service work. He is currently serving as Secretary of the Lancaster Board of Parks Commissioners, which is a position that he has held for many years.

Throughout his time at Dagger Law he has served on a number of boards of trustees, which include:

  • The American Red Cross
  • Fairfield Industries
  • Fairfield County Division of the American Heart Association
  • Lancaster Kiwanis
  • United Way of Fairfield County
  • The Fairfield County Foundation
  • The Lancaster Parks Department


Mr. Bibler graduated summa cum laude from The Ohio State University with a business degree and, in 1981, he received his Juris doctor degree, with honors, from the Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant, though his license is currently inactive.

Jeff J. Spangler

A Trusted Advisor

Mr. Spangler has been engaged in the general practice of law since 2004. With over 15 years as a practicing attorney, Mr. Spangler has worked to establish himself as a trusted and experienced advisor to both local and regional banks as well as other financial institutions. He assists bank clients in key areas, including:

  • Protection and enforcement of creditor rights
  • Negotiation and implementation of complex commercial transactions
  • Secured transaction laws and regulations

His legal experience also includes assisting clients in the following practice areas:

Mr. Spangler is licensed to practice in all state courts in Ohio, the Southern District of Ohio (U.S. Federal Court), and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court (Southern District). 

Appointments with Mr. Spangler can be arranged in both our Lancaster and Canal Winchester offices. Locations for these offices can be found under the Our Locations page.

Professional Affiliations

Mr. Spangler is a member of:

He has been nominated five times as a Rising Star by Ohio Super Lawyers, and is the current managing partner for Dagger Johnston Miller Ogilvie & Hampson, LLP. 

Commitment to Community

Mr. Spangler assists with various non-profit organizations throughout the Fairfield County community, including:

  • Lancaster Festival; Celebrating Art, Music & Community
  • Fairfield County United Way Board of Trustees (Past-president)
  • Awarded the Patriotic Employer Award from the Office of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).


Mr. Spangler earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Management while attending the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), in Oxford, Mississippi. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in Columbus, Ohio.

He and his wife reside with their family in Fairfield County, Ohio.


Norman J. Ogilvie, Jr.

A Distinguished Law Career

Mr. Ogilvie has practiced law at Dagger Law for over 50 years, having been hired in 1970, with a focus on family and domestic relations law. Areas of focus for Mr. Ogilvie include:

Mr. Ogilvie has been recognized by his peers as a Best Lawyers of America (2003 to present) and as an Ohio Super Lawyer (2004 to present).

Currently, appointments with Mr. Ogilvie can only be arranged in our Lancaster office location

Professional Affiliations

Committed to Community

Mr. Ogilvie’s commitment to his community began at an early age when he achieved Eagle Scout status in high school. After college, he served his country in the Vietnam conflict with the United States Army, and was awarded the Bronze Star. After returning to Lancaster, his home town, he continued to serve the Fairfield County community in multiple organizations, including:

  • United Way of Fairfield County, Past-president
  • Fairfield County District Library, Past-president
  • Lancaster Chamber of Commerce, Past-president (received the Floyd Wolfe Community Service Award in 2005)
  • Symposiarch, Past-president
  • Lancaster Festival; Celebrating Art, Music & Community (Past-president)
  • Fairfield County Health Foundation, Past-president
  • Rotary Club of Lancaster, Past-president


Mr. Ogilvie was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Northwestern University, in Evanston, IL. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in Columbus, Ohio.


Mr. Ogilvie and his wife reside in Lancaster, Ohio, and have three children and ten grandchildren.