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Michael C. Bolesta Associate

Michael represents national financial institutions, community banks, middle-market companies, loan purchasers, investors in distressed assets, commercial equipment and vehicle financing companies and small businesses in commercial litigation, workouts, collection matters, and foreclosures. Michael is a member of the Maryland Receivership Act Committee, developing Maryland’s first state receivership act. 

Michael earned his J.D. cum laude from University of Baltimore School of Law, where he was a member of the University of Baltimore Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Team at the James Braxton Craven, Jr. Moot Court Competition (Chapel Hill, NC) in 2003 and 2004. While in law school, Michael served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable John C. Themelis, Associate Judge, Baltimore City Circuit Court. Prior to his legal career, Michael worked in medical equipment and advertising sales.

Michael graduated from Villanova University with a B.A. in History, where he was also a member of the Varsity Lacrosse Team, playing defense. Michael continues to play competitive lacrosse while coaching youth lacrosse and basketball teams under the Fallston Recreational Council. 

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2004
  • District of Columbia, 2017

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland

Education

  • University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2004)
  • Villanova University (B.A., 1997)
  • Member, Maryland Receivership Act Committee (January 2015 – present)
  • Member, Maryland Receivership Act Drafting Committee (June 5, 2015 to present)   
  • Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland (2005 – to present)
  • Maryland State Bar Association (2004 – present)
  • Coach of various rec and travel youth lacrosse and basketball teams, Fallston Recreation Council (2008 – present)
Overview

Michael represents national financial institutions, community banks, middle-market companies, loan purchasers, investors in distressed assets, commercial equipment and vehicle financing companies and small businesses in commercial litigation, workouts, collection matters, and foreclosures. Michael is a member of the Maryland Receivership Act Committee, developing Maryland’s first state receivership act. 

Michael earned his J.D. cum laude from University of Baltimore School of Law, where he was a member of the University of Baltimore Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Team at the James Braxton Craven, Jr. Moot Court Competition (Chapel Hill, NC) in 2003 and 2004. While in law school, Michael served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable John C. Themelis, Associate Judge, Baltimore City Circuit Court. Prior to his legal career, Michael worked in medical equipment and advertising sales.

Michael graduated from Villanova University with a B.A. in History, where he was also a member of the Varsity Lacrosse Team, playing defense. Michael continues to play competitive lacrosse while coaching youth lacrosse and basketball teams under the Fallston Recreational Council. 

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2004
  • District of Columbia, 2017

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland

Education

  • University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2004)
  • Villanova University (B.A., 1997)
Professional / Community Affiliations
  • Member, Maryland Receivership Act Committee (January 2015 – present)
  • Member, Maryland Receivership Act Drafting Committee (June 5, 2015 to present)   
  • Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland (2005 – to present)
  • Maryland State Bar Association (2004 – present)
  • Coach of various rec and travel youth lacrosse and basketball teams, Fallston Recreation Council (2008 – present)