Modern Lawyer: What Attorneys Are Saying About PA’s New Anti-Bias Rule

Partner Joseph R. Williams Provides Perspective as ACBA President

August 16, 2021 | In the News

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Partner Joseph R. Williams, weighed in on a new anti-bias rule adopted by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court from his perspective as Allegheny County Bar Association president. The Court approved new language making it “professional misconduct” for an attorney to  “knowingly engage in conduct constituting harrassment or discrimination” based on race, sex, religion or other categories in the course of practicing law. Read the full article from the August 2, 2021 edition […]

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Joe Williams Assumes ACBA Presidency

July 07, 2021 | In the News

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  Pollock Begg Partner Joseph R. Williams became president of the Allegheny County Bar Association July 1, 2021. Check out some of the press coverage related to this milestone in his impressive legal career. Law 360 Pittsburgh Business Times Lawyers Journal The Legal Intelligencer

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Get to Know Joe

July 07, 2021 | Community, Press Releases

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  PITTSBURGH — Pollock Begg Partner Joseph R. Williams took the helm as the 113th president of the Allegheny County Bar Association on July 1, 2021. Williams will serve a one-year term, representing the ACBA’s nearly 6,000 member attorneys and working to promote the legal profession and community. Joe is widely known as a respected litigator and experienced collaborative law practitioner. But that’s not all.  Joe continues to shatter expectations. […]

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Pollock Begg Partner Joseph R. Williams Named Allegheny County Bar Association President

July 01, 2021 | Press Releases

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PITTSBURGH — Joseph R. Williams, a partner in downtown Pittsburgh family law firm Pollock Begg, takes office as the 113th president of the Allegheny County Bar Association, effective today. Williams will serve a one-year term, presiding over the ACBA’s governance; representing the ACBA in regional, statewide and national legal matters; speaking on behalf of the association to the community-at-large; and serving as a steward to the ACBA’s sections, committees and […]

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Pollock Begg’s Family Law Attorneys Return to Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Rankings for 2021

May 26, 2021 | Family Law News, Press Releases

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PITTSBURGH — Acknowledged throughout the legal community as leaders in matrimonial law, Pittsburgh family law attorneys at Pollock Begg have again earned places on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Pennsylvania Rising Stars and Super Lawyers Top 50 lists for 2021. Pollock Begg leadership has maintained space on these selective listings since 2004, a testament to the firm’s commitment to high professional achievement. Each year, no more than 5% of the lawyers in […]

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