Associate Attorneyaddress: 5005 Rockside Rd. Suite 260 Cleveland, Ohio 44131-6808
Mr. Michaels is an Associate with Pepple & Waggoner, Ltd., whose practice focuses on representing public school districts in general school law matters. A native of the Cleveland area, he attended the University of Cincinnati, where he graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Criminal Justice. Mr. Michaels attended The University of Akron School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude and as an Honors Fellow. While in law school, Mr. Michaels received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Legislation Regulation and Individual Taxation and served as a Production Editor on the board of the Akron Law Review. He also received the Pro Bono Service award while at Akron Law for over three hundred hours of pro bono work during law school. Prior to joining Pepple & Waggoner, Mr. Michaels worked as a law clerk for a management-side employment law firm, where he worked with clients on all employment matters, including contract issues, litigation, and arbitration.
• Ohio local and state courts
Professional and Civic Organizations and Activities
• Ohio State Bar Association
• Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
• J.D., magna cum laude, The University of Akron School of Law
• B.S., magna cum laude, Criminal Justice, The University of Cincinnati