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Kasich Announces Appointment to the Fairfield County Municipal Court

COLUMBUS – Today Governor John R. Kasich announced the appointment of David L. Landefeld of Lancaster (Fairfield Co.) to serve as a judge on the Fairfield County Municipal Court. Landefeld will assume office on November 23, 2015 for the remainder of the unexpired term, which ends December 31, 2015. Landefeld was elected in November to a full term on the Fairfield County Municipal Court commencing January 1, 2016.  Landefeld is replacing Judge Patrick N. Harris, who resigned.

Landefeld received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Kenyon College in 1973, and received his Juris Doctor from The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law in 1976. Landefeld was the prosecuting attorney for Fairfield County 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 Bar and Ohio State Bar Associations and the Lancaster Kiwanis Club. During his time as the prosecuting attorney for Fairfield County, he served as president of the Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association, receiving Outstanding Prosecuting Attorney of the Year in 2005.