The family lawyers of Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC have received honors and credentials from many prestigious regional and national organizations and publications. Receiving awards isn’t our primary goal, but a natural consequence of doing excellent work in Pennsylvania family law. Our lawyers are respected advocates in and outside of the courtroom, as well as published authors and speakers who are dedicated to the advancement of family law. Individually and collectively, we have received the recognition of our peers, the bench, our clients and the communities in which we live.
What is Super Lawyers?
Five of our partners have been named to the list of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and one to the list of Pennsylvania Rising Stars. Many of our partners and associates have been included in the list for several years. Candice Komar has been regularly listed to the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Pennsylvania, and David Pollock has been named to the list of Top 50 Super Lawyers for more than a decade. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
What is Best Lawyers in America?
Five of our partners have been listed in the publication The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-reviewed publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public.
Best Lawyers awardees are selected through exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. If the votes for an attorney are positive enough for inclusion in Best Lawyers, that attorney must maintain those votes in subsequent polls to remain on the list for each edition. Lawyers are not permitted to pay any fee to participate in or be included in the list.
What is the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers?
Three of our partners have been elected to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. The AAML is organized by some of the leading practitioners in family law who have a high level of knowledge, skill and integrity. Fellows adhere to professionalism standards that exceed the ethical requirements of the legal profession and promote the study and advancement of substantive legal knowledge by teaching and publishing. Fellows are experienced in dealing with the most complex aspects of matrimonial law, such as valuation, professional practices, tax consequences, alternative families and interstate and international cases. They collaborate with lawyers, legislators, judges, agencies and professionals to improve the standards and processes of resolving conflicts involving child support, divorce, custody and juvenile matters.
What is a U.S News Best Law Firm?
Pollock Begg has been ranked as a Tier 1 Best Law Firm for family law by U.S. News & World Report. The U.S.News – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.
These are just a few of the many honors and accolades our attorneys have received. More information about each of our attorneys is described in the bio pages.