Skip to main content
Lawrence Joseph Scanlon

Lawrence Joseph Scanlon

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Securities & Investment Fraud, Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Medical Malpractice, Probate

Share your experience to help future clients.

Review Lawrence Scanlon

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Personal Injury: 60%
  2. Securities & Investment Fraud: 15%
  3. Birth Injury: 10%
  4. Probate: 5%
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 


Payment Types:

Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • William Gregory Chris

    Attorney Scanlon is a highly skilled legal practitioner. He is a strong and dedicated advocate for his clients.


    William Chris Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Scanlon & Elliott

159 S Main St Ste 400
Akron, OH, 443081305



FLMember in Good Standing198908/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyerCincinnati Magazine2010
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2010
Who's WhoStrathmore2010
Ohio Super LawyerCincinnati Magazine2010
AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2005
Civil Trial CertifiationFlorida Bar1993
Civil Trial AdvocateNBTA1993
Award of MeritOhio Legal Center1986

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentScanlon & Elliott1984 - Present
AssociateGuy, Menzter & Towne1980 - 1984
AssociateScanlon & Gearinger Co., Lpa1978 - 1980


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Akron Bar AssociationPresident2015 - 2016
Summit County Trial Lawyers AssociationPresdient2000 - 2001
University of Akron, Law Alumni AssociationPresident1997 - 1998


Publication NameTitleDate
Ohio Trial MagazineFiling a Wrongful Death Case Without a Personal Representative-Beware"2005
Ohio Trial MagazineA Review of the Status of Attorney-Client Contingency Fee Agreements"1997
Akron Legal NewsFlorida Statutes of Limitations: A Handy Reference"1996


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Akron School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Advanced Litigation SeminarDirect Examination in the Case-in-Chief2003
Advanced Litigation SeminarProduct Liability2002
Advanced Litigation SeminarProduct Liability2002
Annual MeetingDocumentation2000
Annual MeetingLegal Implications of Your Practice:Documentation of the Record"2000
HB 350: Tort Reform SeminarJoint & Several Liability1996
Advanced Nursing PracticeIssues in Legislation & Litigation for the Advanced Nurse Practicioner1996
36th Annual ConventionPreserving the Evidence on Damages in Pre-suit Investigation1993
Regional SeminarCivil RICO: Trial Practice1990
SeminarBad Faith Cases Against Insurance Companies1986