Aaron J. Boland

Attorney at Law

311 Montezuma Avenue

Santa Fe, NM 87501

(505) 231-6582

ajb@aaronbolandlaw.com

 

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

 

Aaron J. Boland, P.C., Santa Fe, NM (2006 – present)

Operate a solo practice with the help of one staff. I have organized and administered every aspect of the corporation. Practice has focused on criminal defense and civil litigation. I accept a limited number of civil matters, and 50% of my criminal practice is comprised of indigent clients. The company has successfully grown at approximately 15% annually.

 

aaronboland-28bMetropolitan Public Defender, Portland, Oregon (9/05-3/06)

Managed case loads in the misdemeanor and minor felony units. Supervised a legal assistant and investigator. Caseloads ranged from 80 to 130 open files. Tried numerous cases to juries and the Court, and developed motion practice.

 

Harris Law Firm, P.C., Hillsboro, Oregon (7/04-9/05)

Responsible for an indigent criminal caseload in this general practice firm.

Gained extensive experience in misdemeanor and minor felony criminal defense. Tried 23 cases to a jury in my first year, and received not guilty verdicts in 15 of those trials.

 

Aaron J. Boland, Attorney at Law, Portland, Oregon (1/04-7/04)

Operated a small solo practice. Income was primarily derived through coverage work for Patrick Sweeney, Diana Gentry, and Deborah Burdzik, all of whom worked in criminal defense. Approved by the State to receive Court appointed misdemeanor cases, and resolved approximately 10 matters.

 

University of Arizona Criminal Defense Clinic, Tucson, Arizona (Fall 2002)

Interned as a certified law student in the felony division of the Public Defenders Office. Conducted client interviews, investigated factual contentions, researched points of law and prepared memoranda. Represented clients in various aspects of criminal defense.

 

O’Neill, Fernandez, Arbona, & Perez-Ochoa, San Juan, Puerto Rico (Summer 2001)

Assisted Senior Partner in Immigration field. Developed interview strategy, participated in client interviews, assisted with case investigations, and researched a range of legal issues for motions and claims. Drafted petitions to the INS for cancellation of removal, abeyance of prosecution, waivers of inadmissibility and adjustment of status. Prepared requests for parole and visa applications.

 

aaronboland-64bEDUCATION

 

University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law; J.D. (May 17th, 2003).

Associations: University of Arizona Intramural Football, Basketball, and Soccer.

University of Puerto Rico; Law Student Exchange Program (Summer 2001).

Occidental College; B.A. Sociology, Art History and Fine Art (May 10th, 1998).

Honors: Graduated with Honors, Sociology Department; Distinction on Thesis.

Associations: Occidental College Rugby Club, Surf Club, and Chess Club.

San Francisco Art Institute; B.A. Candidate, Fine Arts (1994-1995).

Santa Fe High School; High School Diploma (May 1994).

 

ASSOCIATIONS

 

Oregon State Bar: Admitted September 26th, 2003.

American Bar Association: Since 2003.

Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association: Since 2003.

Multnomah County Bar Association: Since 2003.

New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association: Since March, 2008.

New Mexico State Bar: Admitted April 21st, 2008.

New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association: Since 2011.

 

aaronboland-3600bPROFESSIONAL REFERENCES

 

Hon. Michael Vigil            District Court Judge, Santa Fe County, P.O. Box 2268, Santa Fe, NM 87504. Phone: 505-455-8170.

 

Hon. Stephen Pfeffer            District Court Judge, Santa Fe County, P.O. Box 2268, Santa Fe, NM 87504. Phone: 505-455-8175.

 

Sephen Aarons            Aarons Law Firm, 311 Montezuma Ave., Santa Fe, NM.

Phone: 505-984-1100.           

 

Bennett Bauer             New Mexico Public Defender, Deputy Chief, 301 N. Guadalupe St., Santa Fe, NM. Phone: 505-827-5000.

 

Thomas Clark            Clark & Jones LLC, 1322 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Phone: 505-820-1825.

 

Brooke Gamble             Gamble Law Firm, 1322 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Phone: 505-988-1181.

 

Michael Jones             Clark & Jones LLC, 1322 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Phone: 505-820-1825.