Glenn D. Waggoner

Retired Partner


Glenn Waggoner was a managing partner at Pepple & Waggoner. He is now retired from the practice of law. After earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism, Glenn worked as a newspaper reporter and Washington correspondent for Ohio newspapers, including The Columbus Dispatch. He earned his law degree while working as a journalist in Washington. He then worked for two years on Capitol Hill as a Congressional Aide for two Subcommittees of the United States House of Representatives. In his years of legal practice, Glenn concentrated in the area of litigation. In addition, he was experienced in numerous other areas of school law which were relevant to the firm’s clients, including collective bargaining and grievance arbitrations.

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Ohio Court of Appeals
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
United States Tax Court
United States Supreme Court
Ohio local and state courts

Professional & Civic Organizations/Activities

Ohio State Bar Association
Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys (former member and Chairman of Executive Committee)
Rocky River Civil Service Commission, Rocky River, Ohio (former member and Chairman)
Board of Trustees of the Rocky River Public Library (former member and President)


J.D., with honors, The National Law Center, George Washington University
B.S., Journalism, and recipient of Distinguished Service Award, Bowling Green State University

Selected Presentations & Published Works

“Teacher Evaluation, Non-Renewal, Termination”; School District Administrative Inservice


“Negotiating Evaluation and Nonrenewal Procedures that Improve Education”; School Negotiations Workshop

“Avoiding Common Mistakes; Teacher Evaluation, Termination”; OALSS Conference

“Terminating the Ineffective Teacher for Cause”; Bowling Green State University


“Negotiations – Work to Rule”; School District Administrative Inservice

“Peering Through a Glass, Darkly – Some Observations on SB 5”; Seminar on the Challenges and Opportunities of SB 5

“Understanding Ohio’s New Evaluation and Performance-Based Pay Requirements”; OSBA 2011 Employment Law Workshop


“The Board’s Role in District Matters and a Review of the Ohio Ethics Law Affecting Board Members”; School District Board Member Inservice

“Student Investigations and Discipline”; School District Inservice

“FLSA Basics”; School District Administrators’ Meeting