Patrick J. Boland III


Patrick is a member of the Professional Liability Department where he focuses his practice in municipal liability, civil rights law, commercial litigation, as well as the defense of architects and engineers and various professionals in errors and omissions cases. 

Patrick has concentrated in civil litigation throughout his career, representing various insurance carriers and their insureds.  He also has experience litigating premises liability, and products liability matters.

In 1991, Patrick earned his B.S. from Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He then went on to attain his juris doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey, in 1994.

Patrick is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania State courts as well as in the United States District Court for both the Middle and the Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania. In addition, he is admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. 

Patrick spends his time in the community as a boys basketball coach at his alma mater, Scranton Preparatory School. He serves as the co­-chairman of the Patricia Henrich Memorial 8th grade CYO Basketball Tournament and shares the remainder of his time as a soccer, basketball and baseball coach for Abington Heights Youth Sports Leagues. Patrick also serves as a member of The Scranton Preparatory School Alumni Board of Governors.

Classes/Seminars Taught

"Ensuring Local Governments Comply with the Law" April 24, 2019,  Scranton, PA

"Handling the Police Liability Claim," February 22, 2011, Scranton, PA

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., 1994)
Saint Joseph's University (B.S., 1991)
Honors & awards
BV® Distinguished™ Rating by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
Associations & memberships
Lackawanna County Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Scranton Preparatory School Alumni Board of Governors
Year joined