Nolan Flowers

A Focus on Business & Agriculture

Mr. Flowers areas of practice include:

Professional Affiliations


Nolan 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.

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


R. Mark 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).


Jeff J. 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


Norman J. Ogilvie Jr. 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.




Alyssa L. Parrott

Practice Focused on Families

Ms. Parrott is engaged in the general practice of law, with a strong practice area emphasis on family and domestic relations law. These practice areas include:

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

Proven Experience in Family Law

Ms. Parrott has nine years of experience in domestic relations and criminal defense work while at Dagger Law. While attending Capital University Law School, she was employed at the Franklin County Probate Court as a law clerk. Her extensive experience in probate matters, and the inner-workings of the court system allow her to provide trusted legal counseling, and advice, to her clients.

Professional Affiliations

Ms. Parrott serves as a Juvenile Law Instructor at the Ohio University Summer Law and Trial Institute and is a member of the Ohio Supreme Court Juvenile Rule Work group. Other affiliations include:

Committed to Service

As a lifelong resident of Lancaster, Ms. Parrott is actively engaged in the Fairfield County community through multiple service organizations, including:

  • The Lancaster Sherman Rotary
  • The Fairfield County United Way


Ms. Parrott graduated Magna Cum Laude from Ohio University with a Bachelor’s Degree in political science. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the Capital Law School with a concentration in children and family law. She is the first female partner at Dagger Law since the firm’s founding in 1902.