Attorneys

With Over 65 years of legal experience the attorneys at Marchal and Marchal, Ltd. are here to serve the needs of their clients. Their roots in the community they live and practice in ensure their clients that they will be here to handle their legal needs today and in the future.

John F. Marchal Sr.

John was admitted to the practice of law in 1958. He obtained his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Notre Dame. He served as County Court Judge from 1960-1962 and as Prosecuting Attorney from 1965-1968. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and is a member and Past President of the Darke County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Section of the Ohio State Bar Association. For the past 30 years, his practice has been concentrated in Estate Planning, Probate Administration and Elder Law.

John has been active in community affairs for more than 50 years including service on the Boards of the Brethren Retirement Community, Greenville National Bank, the Darke County Board of Elections, the Darke County Chamber of Commerce, the Greenville Rotary Club, St. Mary’s Church Parish Council and the Boy Scouts of America. John is currently serving as President of The Darke County Historical Society. John resides in Greenville with his wife, Joy.

University of Notre Dame
B.A. Political Science

University of Notre Dame
Law School
Juris Doctor


Contact John JR.

Contact John Jr.:

jmarchaljr@marchalandmarchal.com
937 548.1125

John Marchal Jr.

John has been practicing law since 1996. He is a graduate of Greenville High School, The University of Notre Dame and The Ohio State University College of Law. He is licensed to practice in the State and Federal Courts of Ohio. He is a member of the Darke County Bar Association (Past President) and a member of the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Section of the Ohio State Bar Association.

John serves on the Boards of the Hope Foundation, Greenville National Bank, The Community Improvement Corporation of Greenville, Ohio and the Darke County Law Library. He also serves on the Finance Committee of the Darke District Boy Scouts of America. John resides in Greenville with his wife, Jeanne, and their two children.

University of Notre Dame
B.A.Economics, B.A. Government

The Ohio State University
College of Law
Juris Doctor


Contact Joseph

Contact Joseph:

jlatas@marchalandmarchal.com
937 548.1125

Joseph J. Latas

Joe has been practicing law since 2015. A Cleveland native, Joe graduated from St. Peter Chanel High School, Cleveland State University, Houston Baptist University and the University of Dayton School of Law. In Law School, Joe served as an Editorial Board member for the University of Dayton Law Review, was an active member in the Veteran and Military Advocacy Group and was recipient of the Lisa A. Kloppenberg Outstanding Student Leadership Award. He is a member of the Darke County Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association.

Joe resides in Greenville with his wife, Amy, and their three dogs.

Cleveland State University
B.A. Communications, B.A. Religious Studies

Houston Baptist University
M.A. Theological Studies

University of Dayton
School of Law
Juris Doctor