West-Central Ohio law firm experienced in providing a variety of legal services in such areas as estate Planning, trust, probate, real estate, business planning and litigation, labor negotiations, and more. Serving Mercer, Darke, Auglaize, Van Wert, Shelby, Miami, Allen, Hardin, Logan, Putnam, Paulding, and Preble Counties.

Our firm's reputation is based on years of successful advocacy through vigorous professional and ethical defense of our client's rights to justice. Whether faced with criminal charges, injured on an auto accident, suffering the loss of a loved one due to negligence, estate planning or business matters, our goal is to protect your rights and assets to the fullest extent ethically possible. We practice complex estate planning and trust preparation for high net-worth clients, including succession planning farms and businesses. 

We offer an initial consultation free of charge for personal injury, wrongful death and auto accident cases. Although we have regular weekday hours, we can meet you in the evening or on Saturdays if your schedule prevents you from seeing us during regular hours. 

From the moment you call us, you will know that we are committed to you and not just your case. We strive to make you feel comfortable, always keeping you informed and actively involved in the decision-making process, and maintaining the highest of standards of confidentiality. Hiring a lawyer is not an every day occurrence, nor is it an easy one. But it will probably be one of the most important decisions of your life. Make the right choice and call us today for an appointment. 


Paul Howell
Emily Gast-Schlater