150 N. Michigan Ave. Ste. 1420
Chicago, IL 60601

David S. Pollock

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Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC

Contact Information

Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC
437 Grant Street
Suite 501
Pittsburgh PA 15219
Work (412) 471-9000
Fax (412) 471-9001

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Mr. Pollock is a founding member of Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC and was previously a partner and head of the Matrimonial Law Group at Reed Smith LLP. He has practiced both general and family law for over thirty-five years, focusing on economic issues of marital dissolution, pre-marital and post-marital agreements, business and family succession planning and administration, and estates and trusts. Mr. Pollock continues to be listed in Best Lawyers in America (Naifeh & Smith), the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (Martindale Hubbell) and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers (Law and Politics). He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Editor-in-Chief of the Pennsylvania Family Lawyer (official publication of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section), Past Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, Past Chair of the ACBA Family Law Section, current Treasurer of the AAML Pa Chapter, past member of the Board of Managers of IAML USA Chapter and Co-Editor of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's award-winning text: Drafting Marital Settlement Agreements. Mr. Pollock is a 1974 graduate of Duquesne University School of Law and 1970 graduate of Pennsylvania State University.


Practice Emphasizes Traditional Matrimonial Client Representation and Litigation and Estate and Trust Planning and Administration.


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  • Greene, Pennsylvania
  • Indiana, Pennsylvania
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  • Mercer, Pennsylvania
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1971 - 1974: Duquesne University School of Law, J.D.; Law Review. 1967 - 1970: The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Anthropology, B.A.; Minor Concentration: Sociology. 1966 - 1967: The Pennsylvania State University Altoona Campus during high school senior year.

Legal Organizations

International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, previous Board of Managers, USA Chapter; American Bar Association, Family Law Section; Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section, Past Chair, 2000-01, 1st and 2nd Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer; Allegheny County Bar Assn. Family Law Section Chair, 2006-08, Previous Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer; Editor in Chief, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, 1996-present.


Martindale-Hubbell, Preeminent Lawyers - 1994 to present; Best Lawyers in America, Family Law - 1997 to present; Pennsylvania Super Lawyers - 2004 to present. PBA Family Law Section - Outstanding Contribution Award for 1988-89. Pittsburgh JCC Ida and Samuel Latterman Volunteer Mitzvah Award - June, 1989. PBA Family Law Section Special Achievement Awards - July, 1993; July, 1994; July, 1995; July, 1996; July, 1997; July, 1998; July, 2000; July, 2006. National Council of Jewish Women - Special Recognition for Fundraising for Jane B. Lobl Children's Rooms through ACBA Family Law Section - May, 2005.

CLE Presentations

Fundamentals of Family Law, "Child Support, Spousal Support and Alimony Pendente Lite"; "Retirement Planning, Plus Tax Aspects of Retirement Planning & Overview"; "Tax Aspects of Separation & Divorce"; "Phantom Income" and "Isolation of IRS Assets and Liabilities (Unused Tax Credits and Write-Offs)"; "Marriage Settlement Agreements". Note resume at www.pbkg.net for thorough listing.


Author/Lecturer/Course Planner - over 130 articles, texts & papers. Co-Editor of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's award-winning text: Drafting Marital Settlement Agreements; Editor in Chief, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, 1996-present; frequent author and lecturer: ABA, AAML Pa Chapter, PBA, ACBA, WBA and WCBA Family Law Sections, AICPA/PAICPA, CCAC,PSU

AAML National

Chair, AAML Public Relations Committee, 2003 - 2004; Member, AAML Newsletter Committee, 2003 - present.

AAML Chapter

Pennsylvania Chapter: Treasurer, July 2006 – present; Co-Chair, Membership Committee, July 1997 – July 2003; Member, Board of Managers, July 2002 – July 2003; Member, Board of Examiners, 1993 - 1995; July, 1997 – July 2003; Co-Chair, Board of Examiners, July 2001 – July 2003; Member, Program Committee, 1993 - 1996.

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