Norman J. Ogilvie, Jr.

Norman Ogilvie, Jr. Photo
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Mr. Ogilvie  has practice 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:

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Family Law
  • Business
  • Succession Planning

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


  • J.D.

    The Ohio State University, Mortiz College of Law

  • B.A., Economics

    Northwestern University

Awards & Accolades

  • Ohio State Bar Association Board Certified Family Law Specialist, January 1, 2020-Present
  • Special Citation from Fairfield County Friends of the Library, 1990
  • Friend of Education Award for community service to teachers & schools, Lancaster Education Association, 1988-1989
  • Distinguished Service Award, Lancaster Jaycees, 1977
  • Bronze Star & Army Commendation Medals, United States Army, South Vietnam, 1969
  • Eagle Scout, August 21, 1957
  • Ohio Super Lawyer, 2004-Present
  • Top Lawyers - Central Ohio, 2003
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2003-Present
  • Good Scout Award, Simon Kenton Council of the Boy Scouts of America, 2011
  • Floyd Wolfe Community Service Award, Lancaster Chamber of Commerce, 2005
  • George Martin Professionalism Award, Fairfield County Bar Association, 2018

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • Rotary, Member, 1975-Present
  • American Legion, Member, 1970-Present
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars, Member, 1985-Present
  • Disabled American Veterans, Member, 2006-Present
  • Knights of Columbus, Member, 1972-Present
  • Lancaster-Fairfield Chamber of Commerce, Member, 1970-Present
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, Member, 1968-Present
  • Columbus Bar Association, Member, 1985-Present
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member, 1968-Present
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow, 1996-Present
  • State Board of Education - Teacher Termination Cases, Referee
  • Lancaster Area Community Improvement Corporation, Executive Committee & Trustee
  • Fairfield County Junior Golf Association, Inc.: Provides golf tournament experience and learning opportunities to boys and girls under the age of 18.
    • Treasurer, 1984-Present
    • Trustee, 1982-Present
  • Symposiarchs
    • Member, 1978-Present
    • President, 1995
    • Secretary, 1996-Present
  • Lancaster City Schools Policy Committee, 2005-Present
  • Fairfield County Community Action, Board of Trustees, 2017-Present
  • Lancaster Festival, Inc., Past President, Board of Trustees, 1996-2005 and 2016-Present
  • Lancaster City Council, Councilperson at Large, 1974-1978

Counties Served

Fairfield, Hocking, Perry, Pickaway, Athens, & Vinton Counties
Norman Ogilvie, Jr. Photo

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  • Dagger, Johnston, Miller, Ogilvie, & Hampson, LLP

    144 East Main Street
    P.O. Box 667
    Lancaster, OH 43130