David S. Pollock

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC
 | 437 Grant Street, Suite 501
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-471-9000
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Attorney Profile

For almost 40 years, David Pollock has practiced family law to help individuals and families succeed in difficult circumstances. He is a founding member of Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and was previously a partner and head of the Matrimonial Law Group at Reed Smith LLP.

David focuses on the economic aspects of premarital agreements, separation, divorce, unmarried partner issues, estate planning, business and family succession planning, equitable distribution, child support and alimony. He provides comprehensive representation to clients in traditional divorces and in high-value cases involving business valuations, framing of assets, net disposable income, taxation and other complex financial matters.

David is motivated by helping people and continues his family's legacy in this regard. His father was a general practice physician and his mother was a social worker whose focus included marriage issues. In his spare time, David is involved at Temple Sinai, the Jewish Community Center, and in a variety of volunteer activities.

David is active in the legal community, serving on the board of managers of the USA Chapter of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (2004-2007; 2011-current). He has served as treasurer of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial since 2006. For the past 16 years, he has been editor-in-chief of the Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, the official quarterly publication of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section.

David is listed in the most recent editions of Best Lawyers and the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He is also listed among the Top 50 Pittsburgh Super Lawyers. He was also named a Pennsylvania Bar Foundation Life Fellow during the 2006-2007 fiscal year.

David graduated from Duquesne University School of Law. He began college at the end of his junior year of high school and graduated from Pennsylvania State University, major in anthropology and minor in sociology.

 

About David Pollock

Admitted: 1974, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.pollockbegg.com/team-davidpollock.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association Eric Turner Memorial Award, 2017
  • 2015 Pittsburgh Business Times Diamond Award , Pittsburgh Business Times Diamond Award , 2015
  • Family Law Section Special Achievement Awards, Pennsylvania Bar Association, July, 2013
  • Dean's Advisory Board, Duquesne University School of Law, 2008 - Present
  • Dean's Advisory Board, Duquesne University School of Law, 2005 - 2008
  • Fellows Program, Allegheny County Bar Foundation, 2007
  • Life Fellow, Pennsylvania Bar Foundation, 2006 - 2007
  • National Council of Jewish Women, Special Recognition for Fundraising for Jane B. Lobl Children's Rooms through ACBA Family Law Section, May, 2005
  • ACLEA Award of Professional Excellence in Best Program - PBI Program, Drafting Marital Settlement Agreements developed by Susan H. Swope, Esquire, Mary Cushing Doherty, Esquire and David S. Pollock, Esquire in 1990 and 1991, awarded July, 1997
  • Best Lawyers in America - Matrimonial, 1996 - Present
  • Martindale Hubbell Pre-Eminent Attorney, 1994 - Present
  • Family Law Section Special Achievement Awards, Pennsylvania Bar Association, July, 2006
  • Family Law Section Special Achievement Awards, Pennsylvania Bar Association, July, 2000
  • Family Law Section Special Achievement Awards, Pennsylvania Bar Association, July, 1993 - July, 1998
  • Ida and Samuel Latterman Volunteer Mitzvah Award, Jewish Community Center, June, 1989
  • Outstanding Contribution Award, Family Law Section, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1988 - 1989
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, August, 1992 - Present
  • Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2001 - Present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board of Managers, USA Chapter, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, March 2011 - Present
  • Board of Managers, USA Chapter, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, March 2004 - March 2007
  • Chair, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Disciplinary Board, August 2002 to June 30, 2007
  • Member, Hearing Committee 410, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Disciplinary Board, July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2007
  • Family Law Task Group, Pennsylvania Futures Commission, 1996 - 1997
  • Master Emeritus, American Inns of Matrimonial Courts, September 2000 - Present
  • Master, American Inns of Matrimonial Courts, October 1997 - July 1999
  • Master, American Inns of Matrimonial Courts, September 1995 - September 1996
  • Member, Duquesne University School of Law Dean's Advisory Board, February 2008 - Present
  • Board of Governors, Duquesne University Law Alumni Association, April, 1993 - April, 1996
  • Member, Program Committee, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1993 - 1996
  • Co-Chair, Board of Examiners, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, July 2001 - July 2003
  • Member, Board of Examiners, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, July, 1997 - July 2003
  • Member, Board of Examiners, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1993 - 1995
  • Member, Board of Managers, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, July 2002 - July 2003
  • Co-Chair, Membership Committee, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, July 1997 - July 2003
  • Treasurer, Pennsylvania Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, July 2006 - Present
  • Member, AAML Newsletter Committee, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2003 - Present
  • National Chair, AAML Public Relations Committee, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2003 - 2004
  • Member, Family Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Member, Family Law Section, Westmoreland Bar Association
  • Member, Family Law Section, Washington County Bar Association
  • Member, Task Force on Family Court Reform, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1997 - 1999
  • Co-Chair, Program Committee, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1991-1995
  • Co-Chair, Program Committee, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1988-1989
  • Co-Chair, Program Committee, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1984-1987
  • Council Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association, July, 1992 - July, 1995
  • Council Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association, December, 1987 - July, 1991
  • Treasurer, Pennsylvania Bar Association, July, 1995 - July, 1996
  • Secretary, Pennsylvania Bar Association, July, 1996 - July, 1997
  • Second Vice Chair, Pennsylvania Bar Association, July 1997 - July, 1998
  • First Vice Chair, Pennsylvania Bar Association, July 1998 - July 1999
  • Chair Elect, Pennsylvania Bar Association, July 1999 - July 2000
  • Chair, Pennsylvania Bar Association, July 2000 - July 2001
  • Immediate Past Chair, Family Law Section, Pennsylvania Bar Association, July 2001 - July 2002
  • Member, Special Fee Determination Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association, 1980 - Present
  • Member, Judiciary Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association, November, 1994 - November, 1996
  • Member, Judiciary Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association, May, 2004 - May, 2007
  • Co-Chair, Technology Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association, 2005 - Present
  • Co-Chair, Technology Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association, 2005 - Present
  • Co-Chair, Technology Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association, 1999 - 2001
  • Co-Chair, Procedures and Rules Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association, 1985-1988
  • Member, Opinions Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association, 1993 - Present
  • Co-Chair, Court Relations Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association, January, 1994 - January, 1995
  • Co-Chair, Rules Committee, PBA Liaison, Allegheny County Bar Association, January, 1996 - January 1997
  • Council Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, December,1996 - May, 2000
  • Council Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, December, 1992 - December, 1995
  • Council Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, December, 1988 - December, 1991
  • Council Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, December, 1984 - December, 1987
  • Treasurer, Allegheny County Bar Association, May 2000 - May 2002
  • Secretary, Allegheny County Bar Association, May 2002 - May 2004
  • Vice-Chair, Allegheny County Bar Association, May 2004 - May 2006
  • Chair, Allegheny County Bar Association, May 2006 - May 2008
  • Immediate Past Chair, Family Law Section, Allegheny County Bar Association, May 2008 - May 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District Pennsylvania, October, 1974
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court, October, 1974
  • Pennsylvania

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Past Member, Board of Trustees of Temple Sinai Brotherhood
  • Past Member, Board of Trustees, Temple Sinai
  • Intergenerational Chair, Temple Sinai
  • Founding Director and Attorney, Oakland Business and Civic Association
  • Past Member of Board of Directors, Oakland Business and Civic Association
  • Pittsburgh Section, Annual Fundraising for Jane B. Lobl Children's Rooms through ACBA Family Law Section, Advisory Roundtable, National Council of Jewish Women
  • Arthur and Dorothy Pollock Scholarship Fund, Penn State University, Altoona Campus
  • Irving Jaffe and Judith Jaffe Pollock Emma Kaufmann Camp Scholarship Fund, Jewish Community Center
  • Emma Kaufmann Camp Committee, Jewish Community Center
  • Committee Assignments: Budget and Finance Committee, Jewish Community Center, 1998
  • Committee Assignments: Budget, Finance, Investment, Executive, Emma Kaufmann Camp, Henry Kaufmann Family Recreation Park, Aquatics, Development, Jewish Community Center, 1992 - 1997
  • Masters Swimming Program, Jewish Community Center, 1983 - Present
  • Co-Chair, Membership Appreciation Day, Jewish Community Center, February 28, 1988
  • Co-Chair, Development Committee, Jewish Community Center, 1995
  • Chair, JCC/West Penn Hospital Biathlon, Jewish Community Center, August 25, 1996
  • Chair, JCC/West Penn Hospital Biathlon, Jewish Community Center, August 20, 1995
  • Chair, JCC/West Penn Hospital Biathlon, Jewish Community Center, August 21, 1994
  • Chair, JCC/West Penn Hospital Biathlon, Jewish Community Center, August 15, 1993
  • Chair, JCC/West Penn Hospital Biathlon, Jewish Community Center, August 16, 1992
  • Chair, JCC/West Penn Hospital Biathlon, Jewish Community Center, August 18, 1991
  • Chair, Finance/Budget Committee, Jewish Community Center, 1992 - 1993
  • Chair, Membership Committee, Jewish Community Center, 1990 - 1991
  • Chair, Aquatics Committee, Jewish Community Center, 1989 - 1990
  • Chair, Henry Kaufmann Family Recreation Park, Jewish Community Center, 1987 - 1990
  • Chair, Emma Kaufmann Camp, Jewish Community Center, 1991 - 1994
  • Executive Committee, Jewish Community Center, June, 1990 - September, 1997
  • Assistant Treasurer, Jewish Community Center, June, 1991- June, 1992
  • Treasurer, Jewish Community Center, June 1992 - 1993
  • Secretary, Jewish Community Center, June, 1993 - June, 1995
  • Secretary, Jewish Community Center, June, 1993 - June, 1995
  • Board of Directors, Jewish Community Center, June, 1988-September 1997
  • Past Chair, Community Service Committee, Oakland Rotary
  • Past Chair, Public Relations Committee, Oakland Rotary
  • Past Member of Board of Directors, Oakland Rotary
  • Past Member, Oakland Rotary, 1976 - 1995
  • United States Army Reserve, November 1970 - November 1976

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Law Review, Duquesne University School of Law, 1972
  • ESIBytes Podcast - E Discovery Tips by Experts - E Discovery and Family Law by David Pollock and Barry Gummow, JurInnov Ltd. - September 15, 2009
  • Frequent author and public speaker regarding Family Law and Family Succession Issues for the PBA, PBI, ABA, AAML, ACBA, WBA, AICPA, PAICPA, NACVA, AOPC, AARP, CCAC, Point Park College, Duquesne University School of Law and other groups and institutions on a variety of family law topics
  • Author, Lawyer's Quick Desk Reference - Pennsylvania Edition -Domestic Chapter IX.1 - IX.2, 2nd Edition, AARP Legal Advocacy Group, January 1998
  • Lecturer, Financial Statements in the Courtroom; Cranberry, PA, AOPC, September 25, 2002
  • Author/Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Separation and Divorce - Continuing Legal Education, PSU, February 1, 3, 4, 2010
  • Author/Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Separation and Divorce - Continuing Legal Education, CCAC, April 7, 9, 11, 13, 2011
  • Author/Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Separation and Divorce - Continuing Legal Education, CCAC, April 15, 17, 21, 2010
  • Author/Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Separation and Divorce - Continuing Legal Education, CCAC, May 28, 30 and June 1, 2009
  • Author/Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Separation and Divorce - Continuing Legal Education, CCAC, March 27, 29, 31 and April 2, 2008
  • Author/Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Separation and Divorce - Continuing Legal Education, CCAC, May 17, 21, 23, 2007
  • Author/Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Separation and Divorce - Continuing Legal Education, CCAC, July 20, 24, 26, 2006
  • Author/Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Separation and Divorce - Continuing Legal Education, CCAC, July 26, 2005
  • Author/Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Separation and Divorce: An Outline and Overview Prepared for CPA, Enrolled Agent and Other Tax Practitioner Program, Community College of Allegheny County, multiple campuses, Certified Public Accountant Continuing Education Program, CCAC, May 19, 23 & 25, 2005
  • Author/Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Separation and Divorce: An Outline and Overview Prepared for CPA, Enrolled Agent and Other Tax Practitioner Program, Community College of Allegheny County, multiple campuses, Certified Public Accountant Continuing Education Program, CCAC, January 22, 24, 26 & 28, 2004
  • Author/Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Separation and Divorce: An Outline and Overview Prepared for CPA, Enrolled Agent and Other Tax Practitioner Program, Community College of Allegheny County, multiple campuses, Certified Public Accountant Continuing Education Program, CCAC, March 16, 18, 20 & 22, 2000
  • Author/Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Separation and Divorce: An Outline and Overview Prepared for CPA, Enrolled Agent and Other Tax Practitioner Program, Community College of Allegheny County, multiple campuses, Certified Public Accountant Continuing Education Program, CCAC, March 26, 28 & 30 & April 1, 1998
  • Author/Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Separation and Divorce: An Outline and Overview Prepared for CPA, Enrolled Agent and Other Tax Practitioner Program, Community College of Allegheny County, Certified Public Accountant Continuing Education Program, CCAC, June 6 & 18, 1997
  • Lecturer, Amendments to Divorce Code, Equitable Distribution and Double-Dipping. PAICPA, Cranberry, PA, ICPA/PAICPA, December 18, 2008
  • Author/Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Separation and Divorce: An Outline and Overview Prepared for the George R. Harris & Associates Certified Public Accountants & Tax Preparers Continuing Professional Education Seminar, Monroeville, PA, ICPA/PAICPA, August 19, 1998
  • Author/Lecturer, Business Valuation in Equitable Distribution: AICPA - Pennsylvania Chapter in conjunction with ACBA, ICPA/PAICPA, May, 1998
  • Author/Lecturer, Divorce Panel Discussion with John Levitske, Jr, CPA, CFA, ASA - Forensic Accounting Examinations in Divorce; Second Annual Practitioners Conference, PICPA Foundation for Education and Research, Greensburg, PA, ICPA/PAICPA, October 1, 1996
  • Author/Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Separation & Divorce: An Outline and Overview Prepared for the PICPA Foundation for Education and Research, Greensburg, PA, ICPA/PAICPA, December 5, 1996
  • Author/Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Separation and Divorce: An Outline and Overview Prepared for the George R. Harris & Associates Certified Public Accountants & Tax Preparers Continuing Professional Education Seminar, Monroeville, PA, ICPA/PAICPA, August 16, 1995
  • Co-Author with Brian C. Vertz, Esq., Pittsburgh Legal Journal (Daily), Volume 120, No 118: Shared Custody May Mean Shared Confusion in Calculation of Child Support, June 23, 1994
  • Author/Lecturer, Recent Appellate Decisions and Selected Trial Court Decisions: Equitable Distribution, Alimony, Counsel Fees, Costs and Expenses, Westmoreland County Bar Association, May 11, 2000
  • Lecturer, Overview of Family Law, Pittsburgh Paralegal Association, May 17, 2000
  • Co-editor/Lecturer, Drafting Marital Settlement Agreements, PBI 2009- 5600, February 2009
  • Lecturer, E-Mail and the Internet in a Domestic Relations Practice, PBI-5603-2009, January 30, 2009
  • Lecturer, Property Settlement Agreements, PBI 2008- 5386, June 19, 2008
  • Lecturer, A Day on Real Estate, "With Friends Like These: Issues in Real Property Ownership Among Unmarried Individuals," PBI 2007-4557, March 22, 2007
  • Co-Author, Fundamentals of Family Law, "Child Support, Spousal Support and Alimony Pendente Lite" PBI 2005-4128, June, 2005
  • Co-Author, Tax Consequences in Divorce: Avoiding the Pitfalls: Chapter 2, Tax Aspects of Child Support, PBI 2005-4128, August, 2005
  • Co-Author, Fundamentals of Family Law, "Child Support, Spousal Support and Alimony Pendente Lite;" PBI 2004-3521, October, 2004
  • Co-editor/Lecturer, Drafting Marital Settlement Agreements, PBI 2003 - 3559, November, 2003
  • Co-Author, Tax Consequences in Divorce: Avoiding the Pitfalls: Chapter 2, Tax Aspects of Child Support, PBI 2003-3414, July, 2003
  • Co-editor/Lecturer, Family Law Update, "Recent Rule Changes, Appellate Decisions and Selected Trial Court Co-editor/Lecturer, Decisions on Child Support, Spousal Support and Alimony Pendente Lite", PBI 2003 - 3302, October, 2003
  • Co-editor/Lecturer, Fundamentals of Family Law, "Child Support, Spousal Support and Alimony Pendente Lite;" PBI 2002-3179, June, 2002
  • Author, Tax Consequences in Divorce: Avoiding the Pitfalls: Chapter 2, Tax Aspects of Child Support, PBI 2000-2585, August, 2000
  • Lecturer, Technology for the Family Lawyer, PBI 2000-2576, August, 2000
  • Author/Lecturer, Fundamentals of Family Law, "Child Support, Spousal Support and Alimony Pendente Lite;" PBI 2000-2530, March, 2000
  • Co-editor/Lecturer, Drafting Marital Settlement Agreements, PBI 1999 - 2425, November 1999
  • Lecturer, Third Family Law Institute, "Support," PBI 1999 - 2345, November, 1999
  • Lecturer, Tips from the Frontline: Pragmatic Custody, PBI 1999-2253, April, 1999
  • Lecturer, Domestic & Matrimonial Torts, PBI 1998-2004, June 1998
  • Co-Author, Fundamentals of Family Law, "Child Support, Spousal Support and Alimony Pendente Lite;" PBI 1998-1464, March, 1998
  • Lecturer, Equitable Distribution and Retirement Planning, "Retirement Planning, Plus Tax Aspects of Retirement Planning + Overview", PBI 1997-1420, December, 1997
  • Lecturer, Essentials of Pennsylvania Practice, "How to Obtain a Support Order," EPP1997-02, "Obtaining a Spousal Support, Child Support or Alimony Pendente Lite Order", October 16, 1997
  • Co-Author, First Annual Family Law Update, "Recent Rule Changes, Appellate Decisions and Selected Trial Court Decisions on Child Support, Spousal Support and Alimony Pendente Lite" PBI 1997- 1366
  • Co-Author, PBA Young Lawyers Division, "Child Support, Spousal Support, Alimony Pendente Lite Case Law Update.", PBI 1997-1336
  • Co-Author, PBA Young Lawyers Division, "Child Support, Spousal Support, Alimony Pendente Lite Case Law Update.", PBI 1997-1345
  • Co-Author, Fundamentals of Family Law, "Child Support, Spousal Support and Alimony Pendente Lite;" April, 1997 (co-author with Brian C. Vertz/lecturer). PBI 1997-1272.
  • Lecturer, Drafting Marital Settlement Agreements, PBI 1996-1170, December 11, 1996
  • Lecturer, Equitable Distribution Update, "Labeling Assets;" PBI 1996- 1131, October 22, 1996
  • Co-Author, Fundamentals of Family Law, "Child Support, Spousal Support & Alimony Pendente Lite" PBI 1996-1068 (reprinted without attribution in Essentials of Pennsylvania Practice, EP1997-02), March-April, 1996
  • Lecturer, First Annual Law Institute, "Phantom Income" and "Isolation of IRS Assets and Liabilities (Unused Tax Credits and Write-Offs), PBI 1996-1069, November, 1996
  • Lecturer, First Annual Law Institute, "Phantom Income" and "Isolation of IRS Assets and Liabilities (Unused Tax Credits and Write-Offs), PBI 1996-1069, March, 1996
  • Author/Lecturer, Advanced Family Law Symposium: Economic Aspects of Divorce, "Earning Capacity" and "Support Guidelines;" PBI 1995-1029, December 14, 1995
  • Author/Lecturer, Divorce and Bankruptcy, PBI 1995-997, July, 1995
  • Author/Lecturer, Tax Traps in Divorce Law, Chapter 2, Tax Aspects of Child Support, PBI 1995-961 (reprinted for Tax Aspects of Divorce and Separation seminar at Neuman College on November 7, 1996), June-July, 1995
  • Lecturer, Expert Witnesses and Discovery, "Effective Use of Business/Professional Practice Appraisers," PBI 1994-922, October, 1994
  • Author/Lecturer, Advanced Equitable Distribution, "Sometimes You Just Gotta Make The Rules," PBI 1994-886, April,1994
  • Co-Author, Fundamentals of Family Law, Chapter 5, "Child Support, Spousal Support and Alimony Pendente Lite," PBI 1994-867, February-March, 1994
  • Author/Lecturer, Hot Tips in Family Law, "General Practice Tidbits and Tie-Ins," PBI 1993-853 & 854, January, 1994
  • Lecturer, Ethical Issues Affecting Domestic Relations Lawyers, PBI 1992-749, December, 1993
  • Co-Course Planner/Editor/Lecturer, Drafting Marital Settlement Agreements, PBI 1993-850 (republished at PBI 1996-1170), December, 1993
  • Author/Lecturer, Support Law Update, "Support Rules," Chapter 1 and "Appellate Decisions," Chapter 3, PBI 1993-825, June, 1993
  • Author/Lecturer, Child and Spousal Support, "Support Rules," Chapter 1 and "Appellate Decisions, " Chapter 3, PBI 1992-703, March, 1991 - June, 1992
  • Author/Lecturer, Litigating Across State Lines, PBI 1991-644, June, 1991
  • Co-Course Planner/Editor/Lecturer, Drafting Marital Settlement Agreements, PBI 1991-626 and 627, April, 1991
  • Author/Lecturer, Child and Spousal Support, Alimony Pendente Lite and Their Ilk, Fundamentals of Family Law, PBI, January-February, 1991
  • Author/Lecturer, How to Handle Adoptions in the 1990s, November, 1989
  • Author/Lecturer, Recent Developments in Equitable Distribution and Other Divorce Issues, Chapter 7, Creative Structuring of Alimony v. Equitable Distribution and Chapter 4, The Valuation of Goodwill in Business, Partnerships and Professional Practices (lecturer), PBI 1989-499, May-June, 1989
  • Author/Lecturer, A Comprehensive Survey of the Field, Alimony Pendente Lite and Counsel Fees and Support (lecturer), PBI 1987-402, September-November, 1987
  • Lecturer, Family Law Section, Annual Winter Meeting, Death During Divorce: Issues You Haven't Even Thought Of (sic), Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, January, 2010
  • Lecturer, Family Law Section, Winter Meeting, "Survey of Pennsylvania Cases and Statutes Defining Income", Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, January, 2004
  • Lecturer, Family Law Section, Winter Meeting, "Forms 1040, 1065, 1120, K-1: Simple and Not So Simple Explained", Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, January, 2000
  • Moderator/Lecturer, Family Law Section, Winter Meeting, "Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation Plans" plus "Military and Government Pensions", Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, January, 1998
  • Lecturer, Family Law Section, Winter Meeting, "Retirement Planning", Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, January 1997
  • Moderator/Lecturer, Family Law Section, Winter Meeting, Rules, Case Law and Legislative Updates, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, January, 1997
  • Author/Editor, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer: Volume 33, Issue Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, Editor-in-Chief, various columns and editorial comments, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, 2011
  • Author/Editor, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer: Volume 32, Issue Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, Editor-in-Chief, various columns and editorial comments, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, 2010
  • Author/Editor, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer: Volume 31, Issue Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, Editor-in-Chief, various columns and editorial comments, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, 2009
  • Author/Editor, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer: Volume 30, Issue Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, Editor-in-Chief, various columns and editorial comments, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, 2008
  • Author/Editor, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer: Volume 29, Issue Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, Editor-in-Chief, various columns and editorial comments, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, 2007
  • Author/Editor, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer: Volume 28, Issue Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, Editor-in-Chief, various columns and editorial comments, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, 2006
  • Author/Editor, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer: Volume 27, Issue Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, Editor-in-Chief, various columns and editorial comments, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, 2005
  • Author/Editor, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer: Volume 26, Issue Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, Editor-in-Chief, various columns and editorial comments, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, 2004
  • Author/Editor, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer: Volume 25, Issue Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, Editor-in-Chief, various columns and editorial comments, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, 2003
  • Author/Editor, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer: Volume 24, Issue Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, Editor-in-Chief, various columns and editorial comments, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, 2002
  • Author/Editor, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer: Volume 23, Issue Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, Editor-in-Chief, various columns and editorial comments, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, 2001
  • Author/Editor, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer: Volume 22, Issue Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, Editor-in-Chief, various columns and editorial comments, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, 2000
  • Author/Editor, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer: Volume 21, Issue Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, Editor-in-Chief, various columns and editorial comments, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, 1999
  • Author/Editor, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer: Volume 20, Issue Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, Editor-in-Chief, various columns and editorial comments, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, 1998
  • Author/Editor, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer: Volume 19, Issue Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, Editor-in-Chief, various columns and editorial comments, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, 1997
  • Author/Editor, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer: Volume 18, Issue Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, Editor-in-Chief, various columns and editorial comments, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, 1996
  • Co-Author/Lecturer, Family Law Section, Winter Workshop, Real Estate Transactions, Pennsylvania Bar Association, January, 1996
  • Co-Author/Lecturer, Family Law Section, Summer Workshop, Complex Support Issues, Pennsylvania Bar Association, July, 1995
  • Co-Author, Family Law Section, Semi-Annual Update: Child Support, Spousal Support, Paternity and Alimony Pendente Lite, Pennsylvania Bar Association, July 1996
  • Co-Author, Family Law Section, Semi-Annual Update: Child Support, Spousal Support, Paternity and Alimony Pendente Lite, Pennsylvania Bar Association, January 1996
  • Co-Author, Family Law Section, Semi-Annual Update: Child Support, Spousal Support, Paternity and Alimony Pendente Lite, Pennsylvania Bar Association, July, 1995
  • Co-Author, Family Law Section, Semi-Annual Update: Child Support, Spousal Support, Paternity and Alimony Pendente Lite, Pennsylvania Bar Association, January 1995
  • Co-Author, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Volume XV, No. 3: "The Rainbow after the Storm? Post - Secondary Educational Support Legislation in the Wake of Blue," Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, Fall, 1994
  • Co-Author, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Volume XIV, No. 4: Net Spendable Income Calculation in the Context of Depreciation and Business Expenses, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, October, 1993
  • Co-Author, Family Law Section, Summer Workshop, Spendable Income - Fact or Fiction: Finding Real Income And What The Court Does With It When You Get It Into Evidence, Pennsylvania Bar Association, July, 1993
  • Author, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Volume XIII, No. 4: The Wisdom of Solomon Finally Settles the Confusion of Sutliff, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, September, 1992
  • Author/Lecturer, Family Law Section, Summer Workshop, Valuation of Assets: Date of Valuation and Spousal or Non-Spousal Participation in Increase or Decrease in Value, Pennsylvania Bar Association, June, 1992
  • Author, Family Law Section, Winter Workshop, January, 1992, The Dilemma of Custody Relocation, materials republished and represented by others at PBA Annual Meeting, Pennsylvania Bar Association, May, 1992
  • Author, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Volume XII, No. 5: Judicial Intervention Revisited in Parental Relocation Cases After Gruber, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, November, 1991
  • Co-Author/Lecturer, Family Law Section, Summer Workshop, Marriage Settlement Agreements, Pennsylvania Bar Association, July, 1991
  • Lecturer, Family Law Section, Winter Workshop, January, 1991, Custody Trends, Hot Issues, Emerging Arguments, Food for Thought: Harry & David's Fruit Baskets of Custody Plums (co-author with Harry M. Byrne, Jr., Esq., materials republished and represented by others at PBA Annual Meeting, May, 1991
  • Author/Lecturer, Family Law Section, Summer Workshop, July, 1990, Interstate Family Law Litigation, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Author, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Volume XI, No. 3: Judicial Intervention when Custodial Parent Seeks to Relocate Minor Child Out of State, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, August, 1990
  • Author/Lecturer, Semi-Annual Update, Custody, Partial Custody and Visitation, Paternity, Termination of Parental Rights, December, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, January, 1990
  • Author/Lecturer, Semi-Annual Update, Custody, Partial Custody and Visitation, Paternity, Termination of Parental Rights, December, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, July, 1989
  • Author/Lecturer, Semi-Annual Update, Custody, Partial Custody and Visitation, Paternity, Termination of Parental Rights, December, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, January, 1989
  • Author/Lecturer, Semi-Annual Update, Custody, Partial Custody and Visitation, Paternity, Termination of Parental Rights, December, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, July, 1988
  • Author/Lecturer, Semi-Annual Update, Custody, Partial Custody and Visitation, Paternity, Termination of Parental Rights, December, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, 1987
  • Author, Family Advocate, Alimony Tax Planning, Volume 19, No. 2, Page 51, American Bar Association, Fall 1996
  • Author/Lecturer, Hot Tips: Engagement to Closing, Closing Letters, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, January, 2011
  • Co-Course Planner/Lecturer, Bankruptcy and Creditor Issues, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, January, 2008
  • Co-Course Planner/Lecturer, Advanced Custody Relocation Issues, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, January, 1999
  • Author/Lecturer, Matrimonial Lawyers' Consideration, Retainers, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, January, 1996
  • Coauthor/Lecturer, Allegheny County Practicum Skills Training Course: Matrimonial Law and Procedure, April, 1999
  • Allegheny County Practicum Skills Training Course: Matrimonial Law and Procedure, Tax Reform Act Changes, Rental Credits, Other Hot Topics
  • Author/Lecturer, Allegheny County Practicum Skills Training Course: Matrimonial Law and Procedure, February 1995
  • Allegheny County Practicum Skills Training Course: Matrimonial Law and Procedure, February 1994
  • Author/Lecturer, Bench-Bar Family Law Section, Child Support/Spousal Support/Alimony Pendente Lite Case Law Updates, Allegheny County Bar Association, June, 1999
  • Bench-Bar Family Law Section, Child Support/Spousal Support/Alimony Pendente Lite Case Law Updates, Allegheny County Bar Association, June, 1997 (reprinted in First Annual Family Law Update, PBI 1997-1366 and Third Annual Family Law Update, PBI 1999-2345, June, 1998)
  • Bench-Bar Family Law Section, Child Support/Spousal Support/Alimony Pendente Lite Case Law Updates, Allegheny County Bar Association, June, 1990 - June, 1996
  • Author/Lecturer, Bridge The Gap Committee, Statutory Update & Protection From Abuse, Allegheny County Bar Association, October, 1987
  • Case Comment: The Tocsin Has Sounded: A Post-Mortem Examination of Privity of Warranty in Pennsylvania, 13 Duq. L. Rev 53, Duquesne University School of Law, Law Review, 1974
  • Case Note: The Eastern District Court held facially unconstitutional Pennsylvania's distraint procedure, 12 Duq. L. Rev. 624, Duquesne University School of Law, Law Review, 1974
  • Editor-in-Chief, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Volumes 18 - 33, Pennsylvania Bar Association, January, 1996 - Present

Other Outstanding Achievements:

Newsletters:

  • Editor in Chief, Pa Family Lawyer, PBA Family Law Section

Educational Background:

  • Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus, B.A. in Anthropology, Minor in Sociology
Office Location for David S. Pollock

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Phone: 412-471-9000

 

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