HARRISBURG (Dec. 6, 2016) — David S. Pollock, founding member of the law firm Pollock Begg Komar Glasser and Vertz LLC of Pittsburgh, will receive the Eric Turner Memorial Award from the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section. The award will be presented during the PBA Family Law Section Winter Meeting, Jan. 13 – 15, at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel.
The Eric Turner Memorial Award honors a lawyer who is dedicated to the practice of family law and who serves as a mentor and teacher to fellow lawyers.
For more than 20 years, Pollock has been the editor-in-chief of Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, the quarterly publication of the PBA Family Law Section. Pollock also is a past chair of the section.
Pollock is a five-time winner of PBA Special Achievement Awards, which recognize lawyers who provide time and resources to improve the association and the legal profession.
In addition to his PBA involvement, Pollock has served in leadership roles for the International Academy of Family Lawyers and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Pennsylvania chapter.
Pollock is a Fellow of the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation and the Allegheny County Bar Foundation. He also is a member of the Washington County Bar Association and the Westmoreland Bar Association.
Pollock has lectured, served on committees and advisory boards and helped with scholarships and endowment funds for Pennsylvania State University, the Community College of Allegheny County and Duquesne University.
Active in the community, Pollock cofounded the Oakland Business and Civic Association. He has served in various leadership positions within the Jewish Community Center, Temple Sinai, Hebrew Free Loan Association and East End Cooperative Ministry.
Pollock holds degrees from Pennsylvania State University and Duquesne University School of Law. Pollock served in the U.S. Army Reserve.
More information about the PBA Family Law Section Winter Meeting, go to the PBA website at www.pabar.org.
Founded in 1895, the Pennsylvania Bar Association exists to promote justice, professional excellence and respect of the law; improve public understanding of the legal system; facilitate access to legal services; and serve the 27,000 lawyers who are members of the association.