Handleman, Joseph Phillip April 2, 1964 - July 25, 2012 Joe was born in Chicago, IL to Moe and Francine Handleman and was raised in Beverly Hills. He passed away in LA and is survived by his loving wife Courtney Callahan and adoring son James Handleman. His older brother, Stephen Handleman and sister, Jody Handleman Topkis, also survive him. He was handsome, vivacious and cherished his family. Joe also loved the arts in all forms, especially music. He was an accomplished pianist, who attended Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan. He completed his undergraduate studies at NYU and received his JD from George Washington University Law School. Joe was a man of considerable value who passed away suddenly and will be greatly missed by all who loved him. In times of darkness, we must choose to seek the light.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on July 29, 2012