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Michael R. McFarlin

Michael R. McFarlin

Pottstown, PA

Contact info:
610-850-9036 ext. 4

Why Law?

The laws of our nation impact our lives every day…I truly enjoy helping people understand that our system of laws is set up to promote the general welfare of our country, our Commonwealth, our communities, and our lives. Imagine the chaos we would have without our system of laws! I love to research and find the buried old case that can still define someone’s future tomorrow….and the way brilliant minds in the United States Supreme Court and the appellate courts of our Commonwealth reason through using recent developments in the law to reconcile the old with the new and weave logic out of chaos! Also, there’s nothing better than a tear of gratitude in the eye of a grateful client.

Biography:

Attorney McFarlin was born in Portsmouth, Virginia in the Naval hospital. He was raised on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, went to college in Baltimore and law school in Ohio He played rugby from his freshman year in college through law school, where he was a player/coach/captain, and for over a decade after that. He has been a singer for serval garage bands and still enjoys karaoke. He met his wife at the Regal Beagle. During Attorney McFarlin's first year out of law school, he worked as a judicial clerk for a three judge panel in Salisbury, Maryland. After that he worked for a small law firm in the Lehigh Valley and went out on his own for over a decade, succeeding with cases other attorneys would pass on. He has been billed as a "Giant-Killer" an "angel" and a "Slayer of Dragons". Now he is working at Rick Law to bring justice and understanding of the law to his clients and those who oppose them. He has been married for over 25 years and has one child who is currently in college at American University.

Current Employment Positions:

  • Senior Associate

Practice Areas:

  • Criminal
  • Family Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Civil Litigation

Professional Associations:

  • American Bar Association, Member, 1990
  • Lehigh County Bar Association, Member, 1990
  • Berks County Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania, 1990

Education:

  • Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1989
    • Honors: Board of Advocates Moot Court
    • Honors: Student Bar Association Senator
    • Honors: Who's Who in American Law Schools, 1989
  • Loyola College, Baltimore, Maryland
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1986
    • Major: Political Science

Past Positions:

  • Wicomico County, Maryland, Judicial Clerk, 1989 to 1990

Representative Cases:

  • Adams v. Adams, 607 A.2d 1116, 1992, Pa.Super., 1992094032

Representative Clients

  • D & A Designer Decks
  • David Adams
  • First Fidelity Bancorporation
  • Merchants Bank, N.A.
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