Manos, Martin & Pergram Co., LPA

Attorneys and Counselors at Law

School Law

Our School Law practice is directed by Dennis L. Pergram, who has been with the firm since 1978. The practice serves the needs of superintendents, assistant superintendents, principals, assistant principals, central office personnel, and others employed in local, city, county, joint vocational and exempted village school districts, as well as educational service centers.

The services that we provide our clients in this area of our practice are:

  • ODE Discipline Investigations
  • ODE Discipline Hearings
  • Terminations
  • Nonrenewals
  • Reductions in force
  • Employment Contracts
  • Jury and Bench Trials
  • Appellate Proceedings

        Dennis has authored numerous articles regarding school law:
  •  "Educator Misconduct Reporting and ODE Procedures"
  • "Inside the ODE Hearing"
  • "Principal Contract Terminations"
  • "Navigating Through a Contract Termination Proceeding"
  • Are you Facing a Possible Non-Renewal?"
  • "Administrative Personnel Suspension Policies"
  • "Reporting Child Abuse"
  • "Don't Forget About Your COntinuing Contract as a Teacher"
  • "Principal Contracts"
  • "Pupil Discipline - Suspensions, Expulsions, Permanent Exclusions"
  • "Sexual Harassment in the Schoolhouse"
  • "Ohio Supreme Court Tackles a Controversial Termination Case"
  • "Hot-Button Issues"
  • "Legal Tips"
  • "Do You Want to Read Your E-mail in the Local Newspaper or see it Marked as 'Exhibit A' in a Termination Proceeding?"