PITTSBURGH- Vicki Kuftic Horne, principal attorney of the Law Office of Vicki Kuftic Horne, assumes the role of President of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County effective January 1, 2017. Ms. Horne was elected to this role by the membership of The Academy of Trial Lawyers’ at its annual meeting this past fall. Membership to the Academy of Trial Lawyers is by invitation only and consists of invited members of the Allegheny County civil jury trial bar equally balanced between attorneys representing all sides of litigation, individuals and business. Attorney Horne has been a practicing plaintiff’s civil trial attorney for more than 30 years. Her boutique law firm focuses on representation of executives and professionals in employment relationships, individual customers who have experienced investment losses and the resolution of small business disputes.