Five Lawyers Named 2019 Super Lawyers/Rising Stars

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 11, 2019

Lancaster, Ohio – Norman J. Ogilvie, Jr., Randy L. Happeney and D. Joe Griffith, partners in the law firm of Dagger, Johnston, Miller, Ogilvie & Hampson, LLP were selected as members of the 2019 class of Super Lawyers by Ohio’s Super Lawyers Magazine in the family law and general litigation practice areas.

In addition, Alyssa L. Parrott was recognized as a 2019 Rising Star in the area of family practice. Partner Jeff J. Spangler was named a 2019 Rising Star in the practice area of banking for the fifth consecutive year.

Super Lawyer is an elite recognition in the legal community. Super Lawyers are determined through peer nominations, evaluations and third-party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.

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Gaining More By Giving Back

What started as a way to gain more experience and meet the community turned in to a passion for Brian Kelso, attorney at Dagger Law. A few months after law school, Brian volunteered for the Fairfield County Bar Association and Southeastern Ohio Legal Service’s Pro Bono Clinic, which provides free legal services the fourth Tuesday of the month at The Rising House, 131 N. High St. from 5-7 p.m.

“As a young attorney from Cincinnati, I used the Pro Bono Clinic to be exposed to different legal issues and learn more about Fairfield County,” said Brian Kelso. “I never receive the same question twice and became a better lawyer because of it. I also developed a passion for helping those experiencing a difficult situation.”

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Local Attorney Returns from Reserve Duty

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 23, 2018

Local Attorney Returns from Reserve Duty

Lancaster, Ohio – Bryan Everitt, associate at the law firm Dagger, Johnston, Miller, Ogilvie & Hampson, LLP, recently returned from San Diego where he supported the arrival of a Chilean submarine, SS-20, Thompson. The Thompson was visiting the United States as part of a program known as the Diesel-Electric Submarine Initiative (DESI).

DESI was established by US Fleet Forces Command in 2001 with the goal to enhance the Navy’s capability to operate with diesel-electric submarines by partnering with South American navies.

Everitt’s role was to work with DESI. He met the submarine and assisted in getting the Chilean sailors checked in to the base and settled.

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Jeff Spangler Receives Patriotic Employer Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 19, 2018

Lancaster, Ohio – Co-Managing Partner Jeff Spangler of Dagger Law received the Patriotic Employer award from the Office of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. Associate Bryan Everitt nominated Co-Managing Partner Jeff Spangler for the continued support he shows all the veterans working for Dagger Law.

“Jeff Spangler and all the partners at Dagger Law have really taken the time to mentor me as a new lawyer and allowed me to execute my military commitments without financial penalty,” said Bryan Everitt, attorney at Dagger Law. “The firm employs four veterans out of 34 employees.”

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Dagger Law Receives Ohio School Boards Association Business Honor Roll

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 7, 2018

Lancaster, Ohio – Dagger Law received the Ohio School Boards Association Business Honor Roll recognition at the May 22 Lancaster City Schools Board of Education meeting at 111 South Broad St.

Dagger Law was recognized for its partnership with the Lancaster High School Athletic Department as a Gold Package sponsor since 2003. The Dagger Law partnership with the athletic department has allowed local athletes to have top-notch education-based athletic experiences.

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