Joseph Williams Elected to Duquesne Law Alumni Association Board of Governors
May 06, 2013 | Press Releases
PITTSBURGH — Divorce attorney Joseph R. Williams has been elected to serve a three-year term on the Board of Governors for the Duquesne Law Alumni Association (DLAA). Quickly excelling in the family law field, Williams is an associate at Downtown family law firm Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC and has held leadership positions in several local legal and professional organizations.
The DLAA voted on the installment April 19 during its reunion dinner at Duquesne University Power Center in Uptown. The DLAA provides opportunities and support for alumni of the law school through professional and social interactions. The organization is active in generating funding for current students who demonstrate need and academic excellence, as well as funding for adjunct faculty positions to assist in the preparation of bar exam courses and materials.
Williams is a graduate of Duquesne University’s School of Law and an active member of the legal community. He authors materials for Continuing Legal Education programs as well as media outlets and was named to the 2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars listings. Williams has rapidly risen within the ranks of both the Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Bar associations and remains active in his alma mater. He has served as the liaison to the law school through the ACBA Young Lawyers Division and co-founded the Bar Buddies Program in 2012, which places graduating law students with a young lawyer mentor for assistance and stewardship during the summer in which the student prepares for the Pennsylvania Bar Exam. Williams has also served on several roundtable discussions at the law school on topics including passing the bar exam, networking and career opportunities, and the practice of family law in Western Pennsylvania.
About Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC
Founded in 2001, Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC is a family law practice located in Downtown Pittsburgh. Pollock Begg is one of the largest firms dedicated solely to family law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a top-tier law firm as ranked by LexisNexis and Martindale-Hubbell, and is a champion for attorney pro bono work, volunteerism and community involvement. For more information, visit www.pollockbegg.com.
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