DEFIANCE, Ohio, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: FDEF) announced today that it intends to report first quarter earnings on Monday, April 25, 2011 after the close of the market. The earnings news release will be available on the company's investor relations website at www.fdef.com and at major financial information sites. At 11 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, First Defiance will host a conference call at which William J. Small, Chairman, President and CEO, and Donald P. Hileman, Executive Vice President and CFO, will discuss the company's strategy and first quarter results. The conference call may be accessed by calling 1-800-860-2442. Internet access to the call is also available (in listen-only mode) at the following URL: http://www.talkpoint.com/viewer/starthere.asp?Pres=134640 The audio replay of the conference call Webcast will be available at www.fdef.com until Friday, May 6, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. For those without Internet access, the earnings release will be available by fax or mail upon request. To receive a copy, please call First Defiance Investor Relations at (419)782-5104. Annual Meeting of Shareholders First Defiance Financial Corp. will host its Annual Meeting of Shareholders at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at the Company's Operations Center at 25600 Elliott Road in Defiance, Ohio. Following the meeting, the audio replay, slide presentation and transcript will be available at the Company's Web site at www.fdef.com. About First Defiance Financial Corp. First Defiance Financial Corp., headquartered in Defiance, Ohio, is the holding company for First Federal Bank of the Midwest and First Insurance & Investments. First Federal operates 33 full service branches and 45 ATM locations in northwest Ohio, southeast Michigan and Fort Wayne, Indiana. First Insurance & Investments is a full line insurance agency with offices in Defiance, Archbold, Bryan and Bowling Green, Ohio. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.fdef.com. SOURCE First Defiance Financial Corp.