Manos, Martin & Pergram Co., LPA

Attorneys and Counselors at Law

Dennis L. Pergram

Dennis L. Pergram dpergram@mmpdlaw.com

Dennis Pergram was born in Tiffin, Ohio in 1947. He served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1969. Dennis has a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5, the highest rating given. He obtained his B.S. in Business Administration from The Defiance College, and in 1976 received his law degree from the University of Toledo.

Dennis is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and has litigated in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the United States District Court for the Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio. He has been granted pro hac vice admission, for the purpose of a single case, in a federal court in Boston, Chicago, and Orlando, as well as a California state court.

Dennis, who joined the firm in 1978, is the Director of the firm's Employment and School Law practice groups. He frequently speaks in the school and education law areas, having spoken to administrators, and has made presentations to various Chambers of Commerce. He has also been a speaker for the Ohio CLE Institute, speaking to other lawyers, and is a former adjunct instructor for Urbana College.

Dennis also leads the firm’s Litigation practice group, having litigated cases in many state and federal courts and handled appeals to the Supreme Court of Ohio and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

He was included in Columbus C.E.O. magazine's Special Section: "Top Lawyers" in the practice areas of labor and employment, litigation, and appeals.

Dennis is a member of the Ohio State and Delaware County Bar Associations. He is past chairperson of the Ohio State Bar Association School Law Committee.

Dennis and his wife, Roberta, reside in Columbus. They have three children and are active in the community.