Meghan J. Burge Ash

Education

Meghan graduated cum laude from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Environmental Science. Meghan then graduated with distinction from Vermont Law School in South Royalton, Vermont, with a Master’s in Environmental Law and Policy. Meghan then earned her Juris Doctor, graduating magna cum laude from Capital University Law School in Columbus Ohio, where she served on the Student Bar Association.

Practice Areas

Meghan is engaged in the general practice of law, with an interest in: Business Law, which includes, but is not limited to, acquisitions and mergers, contract creation and disputes, oil, gas, and mineral rights, and agribusiness and agricultural law. Meghan is also interested in Personal Injury Law, which includes, but is not limited to, insurance claims, workers compensation, wrongful death, and medical malpractice.

Professional Awards

While at Capital, Meghan was the recipient of the Dean’s List award for all six semesters. She also received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for both Environmental Law and Law and Social Science.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Professional — Meghan is a member of the Fairfield County Bar Association, as well as the Ohio State Bar Association.

Community — Meghan is also a member of the Young Professionals of Fairfield County and The Rivet Society.

Personal Information

Meghan currently resides in Canal Winchester, Ohio with her husband and their dog, Preston (affectionately known as “Pup”). In her spare time, Meghan enjoys cooking, and frequently shares recipes and pictures of her dishes on social media. Meghan also is an avid fan of Xavier Basketball and the Columbus Crew.

Hannah M. Travis

Education

Hannah graduated cum laude from Ohio University, in Athens, Ohio, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Sociology-Criminology and Psychology. She also played golf for the Ohio University Women’s Golf team. Hannah then earned her Juris Doctor degree from Capital University Law School, in Columbus, Ohio, where she was a Teaching Assistant for Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing, and a Student Peer Advisor.

Practice Areas

Hannah is engaged in the general practice of law, with an interest in: Domestic Relations and Juvenile Law. Domestic Relations law includes, but is not limited to: divorce; dissolution; child custody; paternity; visitation; child support; and antenuptial agreements.

Professional Awards

In law school, Hannah was on the Dean’s List.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Professional – Hannah is a member of the Fairfield County Bar Association, as well as the Ohio State Bar Association.

Community – In high school, Hannah participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program here in Lancaster. She has since re-joined the program and currently serves as a Big Sister. Being a Big Sister means that Hannah acts as a mentor for her Little Sister. She picks her up a few times a month and takes her to do different activities around the area, such as hiking, bowling, swimming, going to the movies, and other activities. Hannah is also a member of the Young Professionals of Fairfield County and The Rivet Society.

Personal Information

Hannah is a lifelong resident of Fairfield County, Ohio, and currently resides in Fairfield County, Ohio with her boyfriend. In her spare time, Hannah likes to golf, shop, and spend time with her friends and family.

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

Education

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

Since 2000, Jeff J. Spangler has been with Dagger Law, engaged in the general practice of law. As a result of over 15 years as a practicing attorney, Mr. Spangler has established himself as a trusted and experienced advisor for local and regional banks and other financial institutions. In particular, he assists bank clients in critical areas, including:

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

Additionally, his legal experience includes assisting clients in the following practice areas:

Additionally, 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). Furthermore, he has been nominated five times as a Rising Star by Ohio Super Lawyers.

Accordingly, potential clients can arrange appointments with Mr. Spangler in our Lancaster and Canal Winchester offices. In fact, you can find days and hours of operation, as well as addresses for these offices by visiting our locations page.

Professional Affiliations

Mr. Spangler is a member of the following professional associations:

In addition, Jeff is the co-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);
  • and awarded the Patriotic Employer Award from the Office of the Secretary of Defense- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).

Education

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

At this time, 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

Education

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.