John C. Scialabba Joins Pittsburgh Family Law Firm Pollock Begg

June 19, 2018 | Press Releases

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PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh family law firm Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC announces the addition of divorce attorney and collaboratively trained family lawyer John C. Scialabba.

Scialabba joins Pollock Begg as an associate attorney from Strassburger, Mckenna, Gutnick & Gefsky. His practice will encompass all areas of family law, including divorce, custody and support. He holds a certificate in collaborative law from the Collaborative Law Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania.

A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Scialabba was honored with many prestigious awards, including the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Award, the University of Pittsburgh School of Law Pro Bono Service Recognition Award and Community Service Award, the Nordenberg Fellowship and the Judge Amy Hay Scholar Award.

During law school, he served as a legal extern for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the Office of the Public Defender of Allegheny County. He prepared prisoner’s rights cases and argued preliminary hearings in front of the United States District Magistrate, was a teaching assistant for first year law students, and a research assistant supporting a claim filed with the United Nation’s Committee on Eliminating Discrimination Against Women. He gained valuable experience at the Legal Aid Centre of Eldoret, Kenya, assisting clients with gender-based violence prosecutions, family defamation cases for individuals with HIV/AIDS and family land succession disputes. He also was instrumental in facilitating adoptions of homeless children in Kenya.

Scialabba is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and the Western District of the United States District Court and maintains active membership in the Allegheny County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association and American Bar Association.

About Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC
An intellectual influencer in the legal marketplace, Pittsburgh-based Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC focuses on innovative, team-oriented solutions to resolve domestic matters. Driving legal expectations in the industry, the family law attorneys at Pollock Begg serve in numerous leadership positions within matrimonial law organizations and are encouraged to participate in pro bono work and community initiatives. Founded in 2001, Pollock Begg is a top-tier law firm as ranked by U.S. News and World Report. For more information, visit


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