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Meet Athena™ Luncheon Panelist Ruth Borland

Meet Athena™ Luncheon Panelist Ruth Borland

Ruth Borland serves as an Attorney for her family business, Borland & Borland, LLP, where she has served for over 40 years. Ruth received her B.A. from Dickinson College and her J.D. from Boston University. She is currently a Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association Member; a Member of the Family Law Committee; an Attorney for the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association, In re Wyoming, International Moot Court; and a Member of the Bench Bar Committee (Family Law Coordinator).

In the community, Ruth currently serves as Council for the Domestic Violence Service Center, as Board Member and President for Valley Santa, Inc. She is also a Circle 200 Member, and a Board Member for the Diamond City Partnership and the American Cancer Society of NEPA. Ruth also serves as a Wilkes-Barre Area School District and Meyers High School Debate Coach and is a Member of the Rotary Club of Wilkes-Barre.

Ruth has received numerous community awards and recognitions, including: National Association of Social Workers, Public Citizen of the Year - 1987; Athena™ Award – 1990; United Way of Wyoming Valley – Rose Brader Award – 1990; Children’s Service Center Community Service Award – 1997; Pennsylvania Clubhouse Coalition – Employment Recognition Award, 2007; Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year – 2012; Association of the Blind Distinguished Community Service – October 2014; Raymond G. Joseph Lifetime Mohawk Award- 2015; Rainbow Alliance Rainbow Award – 2015; McGlynn Center Service Award - 2017; and Luzerne County Bar Association President’s Award- 2018.

Ruth loves spending time with her family when she is not volunteering in the community, including her husband, Kimberly D. Borland, Esquire, her daughter, Sarah L. Borland, Esquire, and her son, Joseph C. Borland, Esquire.

Interested in hearing Ruth speak at the 2022 Athena™ Panel Luncheon? Click HERE to learn more and sign up!

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