Category: In the News

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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Pittsburgh Divorce Attorney Brian C. Vertz Discusses Complexities of Child Tax Credit for Divorced Parents

March 18, 2021 | In the News

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COVID-19 tax relief has taken many forms. But, an advance on the child tax credit offered as part of the American Rescue Plan may leave some divorced parents puzzled. An article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Wednesday, March 17, describes the tax credit distribution procedure and its impact on divorced parents who typically take the credit in alternating years. Pollock Begg Partner Brian C. Vertz said the nature of the payments […]

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Pittsburgh Divorce Attorneys Discuss Process of Divorce During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 27, 2020 | Blog, COVID-19, Divorce, In the News

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COVID-19 may have shuttered the courts but divorces are still proceeding, just differently. There’s more to consider, more to weigh in on and a matrimonial lawyer is needed to explain these complicated intricacies. An article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s business section on Sunday, April 26, examined the issue of marital separation during the current COVID-19 pandemic and interviewed several high-profile Pittsburgh family law attorneys. Pollock Begg Partner Candice L. Komar […]

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