Manos, Martin & Pergram Co., LPA

Attorneys and Counselors at Law

Dennis L. Pergram

Dennis L. Pergram

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 law area, 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 has had numerous articles published in the school law area.  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 born in Tiffin, Ohio, served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1969. He obtained his B.S. in Business Administration from The Defiance College, and in 1976 he received his law degree from the University of Toledo.

He has a Martindale‑Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5, the highest rating given, and has annually been included in Columbus CEO magazine’s “Top Lawyers” in the practice areas of labor and employment, litigation, and appeals.

Dennis is admitted to practice before all courts in Ohio and 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 federal court in Boston, Chicago, and Orlando, as well as a California state court.  

He is a member of the Ohio State and Delaware County Bar Associations and 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 several grandchildren and are active in the community.