Landefeld to Take Fairfield County Municipal Court Bench on Nov. 23
David L. Landefeld, who won election on Nov. 3 to a full six-year term as a Fairfield County Municipal Court judge, will take his seat early after his appointment by Gov. John R. Kasich on Nov. 17. Landefeld replaces Judge Patrick N. Harris, who resigned.
Landefeld received his bachelor’s degree from Kenyon College in 1973 and his law degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 1976. Landefeld was the Fairfield County prosecutor from 1983 to 2011. Upon retirement, he joined Crabbe, Brown & James and his practice focuses on government relations, general litigation, and legislative affairs.
Landefeld is a member of the Fairfield County and Ohio State bar associations and the Lancaster Kiwanis Club. During his time as prosecutor, he served as president of the Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association, receiving Outstanding Prosecuting Attorney of the Year in 2005. He was admitted to the practice of law in Ohio on Nov. 19, 1976.