Angelica L. Revelant (Angel) is an associate attorney with family law firm Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC. She joined the firm in January 2008 and concentrates her practice on equitable distribution, support, adoption and mediated agreements. She has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star since 2010 and in 2012 was awarded the Legal Intelligencer Lawyer on the Fast Track award.
A council member of the Family Law Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association and of the Young Lawyers’ Division and a member of the Women’s Bar Association, Angel is an active participant in many professional committees and organizations as well as nonprofit endeavors. She participated in the Young Lawyer’s Division Bar Leadership Initiative Program; she co-chairs the Mentoring Committee of the Family Law Section, as well as the ACBF/ACBA Public Service Committee Backpack Project; and she coordinates the Pennsylvania Bar Association Wills For Heroes program for Allegheny County. Angel also volunteers with the North Hills Community Outreach and Pressley Ridge organizations.
A frequent presenter and lecturer on the topics of family law, volunteering and professionalism, Angel also regularly provides lunch and learns on support and other topics through the Young Lawyers’ Division and mentoring committee and developed a shadowing program for new attorneys to view family law proceedings.
She has presented “Families and Matrimonial Law: Practicing with Humanity” with the LawReviewCLE; “Successful Settlements for the Divorce Client” through the National Business Institute; “General Practitioners’ Update” for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and “Family Law 101” with the Young Lawyers’ Division Practicum Series, among others.
A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Angel obtained a dual degree in Psychology and Philosophy before being admitted to the Air Force Officer Training Program where she intended to pursue the Judge Advocate General program. She then attended Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, obtaining her juris doctorate and a certificate in Dispute Resolution and Advocacy.
While attending law school, Angel was a member of the Penn State Law Review, for which she authored an article regarding criminal sentencing issues, which has been recognized by justices of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. She also performed legal services for low-income clients with the Family Law Clinic and pro bono services with the Dauphin County Bar Association, developing a packet of forms for use by pro se litigants. Angel also served as a member of the Task Force on Loan Forgiveness to address law school debt incurred by those committed to public service.
Angel began her legal career as a law clerk with several Harrisburg and Pittsburgh-area firms, concentrating in family and criminal law issues, and is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as well as the Middle District of Pennsylvania and Western District of Pennsylvania.
She resides in McCandless with her husband and three girls.