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Larry Patrick Gaitens, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1965, United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania 1966, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1976, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1982, Florida 1990, United States Court Claims 1994.


Gaitens, Larry Patrick was born on March 2, 1938 in Sturgeon, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert J. and Norma T. (Delaney) Gaitens.


Bachelor, Duquesne University, 1960. Juris Doctor, Duquesne University, 1965.


Association, Spinelli, McLean & Witt, Pittsburgh, 1965-1967;partner, Lucchino, Gaitens & Hough, Pittsburgh, 1967-1980;president, Gaitens, Tucceli & Nicholas, Pittsburgh, since 1980. Public defender Allegheny County, 1965-1970. Trustee Trial Lawyers Criminal Court, 1970-1975.

Solicitor to prothonotary Allegheny County, 1970-1972.


Mayor Crafton Borough, Crafton, Pennsylvania, 1970-1974. Delegate Home Rule Committee, Crafton, 1977, Democratic convention, New York City, 1976. Lieutenant United States Air Force, 1956-1967.

Fellow Academy Trial Lawyers. Member Allegheny County Bar Association, School Solicitors Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: architecture.


Married Eleanor C. Cherry, July 4, 1962. Children: Richard, Maureen, Alida.