Pittsburgh Divorce Attorney Brian C. Vertz Named AAML Foundation President-Elect

November 23, 2021 | Community

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Congratulations to Brian C. Vertz, a partner at Pittsburgh family law firm Pollock Begg, who was named president-elect of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Foundation at the AAML annual meeting in Chicago.

Brian’s years of service with AAML’s nonprofit arm dedicated to helping families and children adversely impacted by marital dissolution, make him an ideal choice to fill this new leadership role and assume the presidency of the Foundation in November 2023.

Brian has served on AAMLF’s board of directors and as secretary in addition to chairing its Fundraising and Social Media committees and participating in its Long-Range Planning and Website committees.

Since 2017, the Foundation Board has awarded up to $235,000 each year to worthwhile charitable organizations throughout the United States. Brian particularly enjoys the opportunity to present funds raised by AAMLF to Pittsburgh-area charities, including KidsVoice, a nonprofit advocating for thousands of abused, neglected and at-risk children in the Allegheny County Juvenile Court system.

A fellow of the AAML since 2003, Brian has worked to cultivate excellence in the practice of family law as chair of its Chapter Leaders, Practice & Technology and Amicus committees. He’s also past president and treasurer of AAML’s Pennsylvania chapter.

Blending compassion for clients and their children with practical strategies, Brian is a powerful ally for clients going through divorce, child support and custody litigation, family law settlements, and appeals up to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

He’s a skilled negotiator certified in mediation, arbitration and collaborative law, and his courtroom successes garnered him designation as 2019 Pittsburgh family law “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers.An MBA degree and business valuation certification uniquely equip Brian for cases involving advanced financial issues, and he’s recognized as an expert on divorce tax law having co-authored the go-to reference, “Divorce Taxation.”

Read more about Brian in his official biography.

 

 

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