Candice L. Komar is a founding member of Pollock Begg, a leading Pennsylvania firm devoted exclusively to the practice of family law.
Recognized as a top practitioner, litigator and highly skilled negotiator in matrimonial law, Candice handles divorces involving closely held businesses and high net worth individuals. She has considerable trial experience in Allegheny and surrounding counties, is a certified mediator and is trained and active in the newest area of practice known as Collaborative Law. Prior to joining Pollock Begg, Candice was a shareholder in the family law division of Buchanan Ingersoll (now Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC).
Candice majored in English and business at the University of Pittsburgh and is a graduate of the University of Dayton School of Law.
Candice is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the Allegheny County Bar Foundation, the Collaborative Law Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. Candice helped found the Pittsburgh chapter of the Matrimonial Inns of Court, where she served in various capacities. She is a member of the Pennsylvania and Allegheny County bar associations’ Family Law sections and actively participates in the ACBA’s Women in the Law Division.
The recipient of numerous awards and honors for her exceptional work, Candice earned designation as one of the Pittsburgh Business Times Top 25 Women in Business for 2012. Candice has been named to the list of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers every year since 2007, the Super Lawyers Top 50 Women Lawyers in Pennsylvania list since 2009, and the Top 50 Attorneys in Pittsburgh list repeatedly. She is honored to have been listed annually in The Best Lawyers in America since 2008 and to receive the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV Preeminent.
Candice is a frequent guest on WPXI’s Pittsburgh Cable News Channel “NightTalk” and “Pittsburgh Now” programs, a lecturer for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law and a requested presenter for women’s leadership conferences.
Candice lives in Downtown Pittsburgh with her husband, Ivor Hill. She is a dedicated supporter of the area’s cultural attributes and a volunteer through several nonprofit and community organizations including Neighborhood Legal Services, YWCA Legal Resources for Women and Uptown Legal Clinic at Bethlehem Haven Women’s Shelter. She has served as vice president of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Executive Women’s Golf Association and as a board member of the Dance Alloy and the Junior League of Pittsburgh. She is a graduate of Leadership Pittsburgh, Class XIV.