Christine Holman, Esq. was raised in the Fountain Springs area of Schuylkill County, where she graduated from North Schuylkill High School in 1980. She attended the Penn State Schuylkill campus before transferring to the Harrisburg campus where she received her Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Marketing in 1984. In 1988 Christine was accepted to the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan; she obtained her Juris Doctor in 1991.
After receiving her license to practice law in May 1991, she began working with Attorney Lloyd Hampton in Frackville. She would later clerk for the Honorable Judges Palmer Dolbin, Wilbur Rubright, Donald Dolbin, and John Domalakes. She was also an associate at the Rubright, Troy, Domalakes, & Miller Law Firm. In 2001, Christine opened her own private practice and accepted a position as the lead prosecutor for the Juvenile Division in the Schuylkill County District Attorney's Office under the leadership of former DA Frank Cori.
Eventually, Christine would focus on maintaining her own private practice in the Frackville area, where she specialized in criminal defense, family law, and personal injury. Prior to being elected as District Attorney in November 2013, Christine served as an Assistant County Solicitor for two years.
Christine is a member of the Schuylkill County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Association, Tamaqua Business and Women’s Professional Club, Pottsville Kiwanis, the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce, and SEAPA. She was also an adjunct instructor at McCann School of Business and Technology for 15 years.
Christine Holman is sworn in as District Attorney as her daughter holds the Bible at the Schuylkill County Courthouse on January 1, 2014. Photo courtesy of the Pottsville Republican-Herald.
Goals and Focus Points as District Attorney:
- expand and reorganize the drug
- maintain and promote open lines
of communication amongst local &
- attend police chief's meetings &
- reduce plea bargains to drug
- stress the importance and
passage of Senate Bill 1180 to local
- implement and expand blight
task forces throughout the county
- develop a blight reporting
process to the appropriate officials
- acknowledge that blight breeds
- offer seminars and educational
materials on scams that target
- encourage senior citizens to
report mental and physical abuse
- implement an elder abuse
reporting form and hotline
- promote legislation that favors
the rights of our elders
- attend community meetings
throughout the county
- sponsor training programs to
assist Crime Watch leaders
to further educate their members
- increase reporting to federal law