Our Attorneys


Paul A. Bodycombe is the managing partner of Bodycombe & Associates. He was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1980 and the California Bar in 1981. Formerly a managing partner at Morrison, Bodycombe, Yearling and Fais, he opened his own office in 1991. In 2010, after hiring an associate attorney, the firm changed to Bodycombe & Associates. Paul is an OSBA Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law since 2003. His practice area focuses upon estate planning for individuals and families, administration of testamentary and living (intervivos) trusts, and probate litigation including beneficiary representation, will contests, trust disputes, estate fraud and fiduciary (executor, administrator, trustee and guardian) misconduct and defense.


Marissa K. Varcho completed her undergraduate studies at Denison University, where she earned a B.A. with a major in Mathematics and Economics. Subsequently, she attended Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where she earned her J.D. degree. Prior to her current position as associate attorney at Bodycombe & Associates, she clerked for Paul Bodycombe’s sole practice for three years. During that time, she gained a wealth of experience assisting clients in administering trust, guardianship and other probate estates. Marissa was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 2010 and practices law in the areas of probate, trust and guardianship administration.