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Phone: (412) 471-9000

Fax: (412) 471-9001


E-mail: dglasser@pbkg.net

Daniel H. Glasser, Esquire


EXPERIENCE

• POLLOCK BEGG KOMAR GLASSER LLC


Founding Member and Treasurer (2001 – present)
Counsel and litigate on behalf of own clientele and firm clientele from initial meeting
through trials and appeals related to divorce, custody, support, and equitable
distribution and related issues including complex tax and valuation matters as well as
execution and enforcement. Substantial experience litigating in several counties and
before appellate courts. Draft and negotiate pre-nuptial and post nuptial agreements.

• BUCHANAN INGERSOLL PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION


Senior Attorney (1999-2000)
Associate (1990-1998)
Family Law Section (1992-2000)
Counsel and litigate on behalf of own clientele and firm clientele from initial meeting
through trials and appeals related to divorce, custody, support, and equitable
distribution and related issues including complex tax and valuation matters as well as
execution and enforcement. Substantial experience litigating in several counties and
before appellate courts. Draft and negotiate pre-nuptial and post nuptial agreements.
Litigation Section (1990-1998)
Counseled and litigated on behalf of own clientele and firm clientele from initial
meeting through trials and appeals.
Firm Activities (1990-2000)
Coach of co-ed Softball Team -- The BI Bombers (1991-1999), Summer Associate
Mentor/Buddy (1992-1995), Coordinator of Family Law Sections White Papers Series
including drafting of national advertisement, Contributor to internal humorous
publication -- The BI Bugle, Coordinator of section technology and computer needs,
Coordinator of firm pro-bono Protection from Abuse program (2000-present)

• STRASSBURGER McKENNA GUTNICK & POTTER


Law Clerk (1988-1990)
Researched and drafted memoranda and legal briefs in various areas of law.
Drafted contracts.

EDUCATION

• UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF LAW


J.D., Cum Laude, 1990
Law Review, Invitation based on grades
Grade Average A-
Regional Champion/National Finalist, A.B.A. Appellate Moot Court Competition
Class President, 3rd year
Class Vice President, 2nd year
Student Bar Association (3 years)
Graduate School Council

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• THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
B.S., Accounting, 1987
Grade Point Average 3.44
Beta Alpha Psi (honorary accounting society)
intra-mural softball, football

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

• PENNSYLVANIA BAR ASSOCIATION


Family Law Section (1993-Present)
Elected Council Member (1999-2002)
Program Committee (1999-2002), Committee Co-chair (2000-2001)
Litigation Section (1990-1993)
Judicial Selection and Administration Committee (1995-2001)

• ALLEGHENY COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION


Family Law Section (1993-Present)
Elected Council Member (1996-1999, 2004—2008)
Legislative Committee (Co-Chair 2004-2006
Support Guidelines Committee (1994-1999, Co-Chair 1994-1998)
Program Committee (1997-2000, Chair 1998-2000)
Court Rules Committee (1993-1996, 1999-2001)
Bench-Bar C.L.E. Committee (1999-2000)
Special Fee Determination Committee (2000-present)
Litigation Section (1990-1992)
Young Lawyers' Section Activities Committee (1990-1993)

• AMERICAN MATRIMONIAL INNS OF COURT


Barrister, Pittsburgh Chapter (1995-1998)

• AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION


Family Law Section (1993-1998)
Litigation Section (1990-1992)

COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

• COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, ALLEGHENY COUNTY


Volunteer, NLSA Pro Bono PFA Attorney (1993-present)
Volunteer, Pro Se Motions Attorney (1998-present)

• UPPER ST. CLAIR SCHOOL DISTRICT VOLUNTEER


Baker Caper PTA Fundraiser (2000-2005)
"Survivor" Competition Co-M.C. (2005)

• USC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION


Baseball Assistant Coach Pony League (2009)
Football Boosters (2008-2009)
Baseball Assistant Coach 9-10 Yr. Olds (2005-2006)
Baseball Head Coach 7-8 Yr. Olds (2004)

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• ODYSSEY OF THE MIND
Trained Judge (2005)
Volunteer, Spontaneity Judge- Spontaneity Fun Day (2005)
Volunteer, Regional Competition (2005)
Volunteer, State Competition (2005)
Volunteer, Fundraising Booth, USC Community Day (2005)

• BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA


Merit Badge Counselor
Citizenship in the Nation
Law
Public Speaking
American Business
Troop 366 Trained Leader (2006)
Troop 366 Speaker re: Knowing Your Constitutional Rights (2005, 2008)
Pack 661 Assistant Den Leader (2000-2002)
Pack 661 Acting Cub Master (2003-2005)
Pack 661 Committee Chair (2002-2005)

• TEMPLE EMANUEL
Adult Education Committee (2000-2002)
Representative and Chair of South Hills Yom Ha'Azmaut Celebration (2003)

• AWARDS
2005, 2007, 2008 and 2009 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
As named by the publishers of Law and Politics and Philadelphia Magazine

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PUBLICATIONS AND SPEAKING

• Pittsburgh, PA, Tax Law for the Family Practitioner (Pennsylvania Bar Institute 2009),
featured speaker

• Pittsburgh, PA, Discovery: Tips and Tactics for Successful Litigators (Pennsylvania Bar
Association 2008), featured speaker

• Pittsburgh, PA, Successful Financial Settlements for your Divorce Clients (National
Business Institute 2006), author of materials on property division and feature speaker

• Washington, PA, Tax Issues in Equitable Distribution (Washington County Bar


Association), speaker

• Pittsburgh, PA, Tax Consequences in Divorce, Avoiding the Pitfalls (Pennsylvania Bar
Institute), featured speaker

• Pittsburgh, PA, Complex Issues for the Pennsylvania Divorce Practitioner (National
Business Institute), author of materials on divorce, support, prenuptial agreements and
special problems and featured speaker

• Pittsburgh, PA Tax Aspects of Divorce in Pennsylvania (National Business Institute),


author of materials on tax treatment or maintenance of support, property division and
retirements plans and featured speaker

• Pittsburgh, PA, Money Talk (1360 AM). Guest speaker on radio show to discuss
protection of assets through prenuptial agreements and wealth succession planning

• Pittsburgh, PA, Tax Consequences in Divorce: Avoiding the Pitfalls (Pennsylvania Bar
Institute), featured speaker

• Pittsburgh, PA, Hidden Income: Is Proving It Worth the Risk (Pennsylvania Bar
Association Family Law Section Winter 2003 Meeting), featured speaker and co-author
of the materials (reprint of previous materials)

• Vancouver, CA, Finding Hidden Cash (American Bar Association FLS Annual Meeting
2001), author of materials and featured speaker

• Pittsburgh, PA, Money Talk (1360 AM) Guest speaker on radio show to discuss divorce
and investments

• Boston, MA, Tax aspects in Divorce: Special Problems (Pennsylvania Bar Institute,
Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section Summer 2000 Meeting), featured
speaker and co-author of materials with Beth Mascetta

• Tax aspects in Divorce (Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Association 2000
Annual Meeting), Co-Authored with Stewart Barmen

• Pittsburgh, PA, Litigating in Orphans' Court 2000 (Pennsylvania Bar Institute), Author of
Section on "Marital Agreements" and featured speaker.

• Third Party Creditors in Divorce (Two part series published in The Pennsylvania Law
Weekly, November 1999), Co-Authored with Stewart Barmen

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• Divorce and Bankruptcy: Strange Bedfellows? (Allegheny County Bar Association), Co-
Course Planner and Co-Author of Materials with Other Panel Members

• QDROs: Basic and Intermediate Drafting and Implementation (Allegheny


County Bar Association), Course Planner, Mediator, and Co-Author.

• Valuation and Distribution of Employee Stock Options in Divorce


(Buchanan Ingersoll White Papers Series), Author

• Closely Held Business Interests And Buy-Sell Agreements: Protecting


Your Interest In Divorce (Buchanan Ingersoll White Papers Series), Author

• Bermuda, Family Law Section Summer Meeting 1998 (Pennsylvania Bar


Institute), "Is It Income?: Determining Cash Flow in Support Cases," featured speaker
and co-author of materials with Brian Vertz

• Pittsburgh, PA, Mediation Practice (American Matrimonial Inns of Court),


featured speaker

• How to Use the Tax Code to Facilitate Divorce Resolutions (Pennsylvania Bar Institute
1998), "Tax Aspects of Equitable Distribution" and "Sample Agreement Provisions re:
Taxes," Co-Author with Stewart B. Barmen

• Family Law Section Winter Meeting 1998 (Pennsylvania Bar Institute),"Third Party
Practice and Witnesses," Co-Author with Stewart B. Barmen and Chris F. Gillotti.

• Advance Against Equitable Distribution: Protecting Your Client


(Pennsylvania Family Lawyer), Author

• Business Valuation in Verse (Pennsylvania Family Lawyer), Author

• Litigating in Orphans Court (Pennsylvania Bar Institute),"Marital


Agreements," Revised and updated previously authored materials

• Pittsburgh, PA, Appellate Practice for Family Lawyers: Do You Really Know the Rules?
(Allegheny County Bar Association), Course Planner, Author of materials and featured
speaker

• Family Law Section Summer Meeting 1997 (Pennsylvania Bar Institute),


"Stock Options," Author of materials

• Pittsburgh, PA, Mechanicsburg, PA, Update on the Support Guidelines,


(Pennsylvania Bar Institute), "Tax Consequences of Support Orders," Author of materials
and featured speaker

• Pittsburgh, PA, Divorce Law for Investment Advisors (for Bill Few
Associates), Author of materials and featured speaker

• Pittsburgh, PA, Business Valuations: Choosing and Using Experts


(American Matrimonial Inns of Court), Author of materials and featured speaker

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• Pittsburgh, PA, The Wedding is Off: Negotiating Prenuptial Agreements
(Allegheny County Bar Association Family Law Section Program Committee), Author of
materials, featured speaker

• Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Pennsylvania Bar association Family Law Section Semi-
Annual Workshop (Pennsylvania Bar Institute),"Tax Aspects Of the Marital Residence,"
Author of materials, featured speaker

• Family Law Institute (Pennsylvania Bar Institute), "Above the Guidelines:


Representing Parties with Income of over $10,000 per month," Co-author of materials
with Stewart B. Barmen

• Pittsburgh, PA, In the Beginning, What Not to Do (American Matrimonial


Inns of Court), Author of materials, featured speaker

• Pittsburgh, PA Domestic Torts (American Matrimonial Inns of Court),


"Domestic Torts (Selected Issues)," Co-author of materials with various panel members
(ghost written for Stewart B. Barmen)

• Domestic Relations Practice: Hard Issues Faced Daily (Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers
Association), "Ethics and Domestic Relations Law," Co-author of materials with Stewart
B. Barmen

• Advanced Equitable Distribution (Pennsylvania Bar Institute),"Tax


Consequences of Equitable Distribution," Co-author of materials with Stewart B. Barmen

• Tax Traps in Divorce Law (Pennsylvania Bar Institute), "Tax Aspects of


Property Transfers," Co-author of materials with Stewart B. Barmen

• Pittsburgh, PA, Pennsylvania Landlord-Tenant Law (Informal Program for


New Americans), Featured speaker

• Assault on Tax Exempt Status of Hospitals and Other Non-Profit Organizations, Co-
author of materials with Mark D. Shepard

• Evidence in Trial Practice in Pennsylvania (National Business Institute), "Admissibility of


Videotape Evidence and Computer Generated Animations," Author of materials (ghost
written for Robert A. King, Esquire)

• Various Humorous Articles for the Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, including "Clarence the
Ruthless Divorce Lawyer," "Lifestyles of a Famous Divorce Lawyer," "I had a Little
Divorce," "Solomonic Resolution of a Custody Case," "Ark Building Fool," and "Moses
Assessed Earning Capacity"