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Michael C. Boland graduated from Holy Name High School (now known as Berks Catholic) in Reading, Pennsylvania. He spent a year studying Mathematics and Science at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, followed by a year at the prestigious Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, before temporarily ceasing academic studies. Mr. Boland worked various odd jobs including an Assistant Berks County Planner, spent a year on the production line at a wire factory in Robesonia, and worked as a laborer at French Creek Park. Mr. Boland returned to college on the main campus of the Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA. By “overloading” credits each term, Mr. Boland graduated in less than 18 months from the Pennsylvania State University. He graduated from the Dickinson School of Law and was admitted to the Bar of Pennsylvania as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

After receiving his law degree, as a new attorney Mr. Boland associated with Alan S. Readinger in the practice of law and maintained an office at 601 Penn Street in the City of Reading for approximately 17 years. During the first two years of his law practice, Mr. Boland worked as an assistant District Attorney in the Berks County District Attorney's Office. He tried a number of criminal cases, which culminated in a triple homicide conviction (against Philadelphia counsel). After that conviction, Mr. Boland resigned from the DA's Office.

Mr. Boland has maintained his law office at 147 North 5th Street in the city of Reading for over 20 years.

Mr. Boland is a member of the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and the Berks County Bar Association. He has served on various committees with the Berks County Bar Association including the Solo and Small Practice Committee, the Pro Bono Committee, and the Criminal Law Committee.

Mr. Boland continues to be active in the local bar association and is an avid follower of recent Supreme Court Opinions affecting the rights of individuals. Mr. Boland served as an Assistant Berks County Solicitor and handled the labor disputes for Berks County while also serving as Solicitor to the Elections Board. His labor relations work resulted in his appearance before the Pennsylvania Civil Service Commission, the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review, labor arbitrations and union negotiations.

Mr. Boland maintains an Avvo rating of 8.9 or “excellent” in the rating service conducted by Avvo.com. He received a rating of 10.0 for professional conduct.

Mr. Boland maintains a general practice of law and would likely be assigned to the litigation division in a large law firm. However, his current practice has been concentrated in the areas of criminal defense, estate settlements and probate, auto and motorcycle accidents, unemployment compensation, and motor vehicle law including adjustments of driver license status. Mr. Boland will also represent clients in custody, support, and divorce.
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