(1927 - 2016)
LAWRENCE LANDSKRONER, beloved father of Kathy (Keith D.) Gibson, Lynn J. Knickerbocker, Jack (Heather) Landskroner and the late Leigh Landskroner. Devoted grandfather of Matthew (Amanda), Lauren (David Musser) and Erin Gibson, Jennifer and Eric Knickerbocker, Drew, Emma, Marley, Jace and Zoe Landskroner. Cherished brother of the late Sheldon. Dear friend of Candice Destro and granddaughter, Charlie and father-in-law of Steve Knickerbocker. Services will be held Tuesday, August 2 at 1 p.m. at the BERKOWITZ-KUMIN-BOOKATZ MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1985 S. TAYLOR RD., CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH. Interment Mt. Olive Cemetery. Friends who wish may contribute to the Public Justice Foundation www.publicjustice.net.
Published in The Plain Dealer on Aug. 1, 2016
Lawrence Landskroner was born on June 9, 1927 in New York City. Son of Jack and Jean (Hershofsky) Landskroner. Married Florence Alberta Blaiwes, July 2, 1957. Children: Leigh, Lynn, Kathy, Jack.
Student, Dennison University, 1945. Student, Union College, 1945. Student, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1946.
Bachelor of Laws, Vanderbilt University, 1950. Juris Doctor, 1979.Lawrence Landskroner, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1950; certified diplomate National Board Trial Advocacy. Sole practice, Cleveland, 19501952. General counsel Region 2 United Auto Workers, W. Pennsylvania, 19701981. Senior partner Landskroner & Phillips, Cleveland, 19501952.
Special counsel to attorney general State of Ohio, since 1970. Acting judge Arbitration Common Pleas Court, American Arbitration Association. Part-time lecturer law Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland State University Law School.
Moot court judge Case Western Reserve Law School. General counsel Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, since 1975. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946. Board directors Legal Aid Society, Cleveland, 19781985, Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, 19741986, Northern Ohio March of Dimes, Cleveland, since 1977, Kolff Foundation, Cleveland, 19791980. Member of Vanderbilt Alumni Association (president Northern. Ohio 1975-1981, Inner Circle Advocates 1985), Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, Ohio Trial Lawyers Association, Cleveland Bar Association, Cuyahoga County Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers America (lecturer since 1960), Lakeside Yacht Club (Cleveland) (vice commodore 1965, trustee).