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Michael C. Bolesta Associate

Michael represents national financial institutions, community banks, middle-market companies and insurance companies in connection with a variety of commercial real estate and asset-based finance transactions. Michael’s practice has also included the representation of commercial lenders, loan purchasers, investors in distressed assets, commercial equipment companies, vehicle financing companies and small businesses in connection with complex loan workouts, restructurings, chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, asset sales and commercial litigation matters, including real estate title claims, lien disputes, and proceedings to enforce judgments in State and Federal Courts. Michael routinely represents commercial lenders in connection with commercial foreclosure sales, the acquisition of properties by deed in lieu of foreclosure, receivership cases involving income producing properties and the negotiation and sale or lease of REO properties by commercial lenders.  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 in 1997 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 and insurance companies in connection with a variety of commercial real estate and asset-based finance transactions. Michael’s practice has also included the representation of commercial lenders, loan purchasers, investors in distressed assets, commercial equipment companies, vehicle financing companies and small businesses in connection with complex loan workouts, restructurings, chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, asset sales and commercial litigation matters, including real estate title claims, lien disputes, and proceedings to enforce judgments in State and Federal Courts. Michael routinely represents commercial lenders in connection with commercial foreclosure sales, the acquisition of properties by deed in lieu of foreclosure, receivership cases involving income producing properties and the negotiation and sale or lease of REO properties by commercial lenders.  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 in 1997 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)