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Mark J. Jackson, Esq.

Mark J. Jackson


address: 5005 Rockside Rd. Suite 260 Cleveland, Ohio 44131-6808
phone: 216.520.0088
fax: 216.520.0044
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Mark Jackson serves as Of-Counsel with Pepple & Waggoner. Mark represents public schools in a variety of areas, concentrating in labor contract negotiations, property acquisitions, construction of public improvements, compliance with federal employment and health care laws, public records, personnel matters, and general school law representation. Before joining Pepple & Waggoner, Mark worked as a staff attorney at the Twelfth District Court of Appeals of Ohio, where he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Judge Robert P. Ringland.

Mark grew up in Beavercreek, Ohio, and attended Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he received his J.D. In his spare time, Mark enjoys coaching his sons’ baseball teams, watching classic movies, and reading about golf course architecture. Mark remains an avid golfer and serves as a golf course rater for a national publication.

Bar Admissions
• Ohio

Court Admissions
• United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
• Ohio local and state courts

Professional and Civic Organizations and Activities

• Ohio State Bar Association
• Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys

• J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law
• B.A., Politics and Government, Ohio Wesleyan University

Selected Recent Presentations and Published Works
 “School Law Update for 2016 and Implementing Effective Student Discipline”; Northwestern Ohio Educational Research Council
Student and Staff LGBT Issues”; School Law Update Seminar
Making Sense of the Affordable Care Act Requirements and What it Means for Schools”; OASBO Annual Workshop
2014 “Understanding Ohio’s Open Meetings Act”; School Law Update Seminar
Pupil Services Items & Issues in Negotiations”; Ohio Association of Pupil Services Administrators
Managing Employee Leave”; OME-RESA Administrative In-Service

2013 “Insurance Bargaining for 2013”; School Negotiations Workshop
“Managing Employee Leave”; OASBO Essentials of HR Workshop
2012 “Waiting Time, Travel Time, Smart Phones, and Internships, Oh My!”; OHPELRA
“Retirement Systems and Independent Contractors”; School Law Update Seminar
2011 “Budget – SB 5 – Legislative Update”; School Law Update Seminar

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