Our Office in the News

Pitt Law Victorious at ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Regional Trial Advocacy Competition

The University of Pittsburgh School of Law was victorious at the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Regional Trial Advocacy Competition in Philadelphia, November 19-20, 2016.

Pitt Law fielded two teams at the competition. Team 1 comprised of John Scialaba, Hannah Baldwin, Bryant Andrews-Nino and Jenna Decker, and Team 2 comprised of Victor Kustra, Corey Bauer, Steven Wildberger and John Marty.

Nine teams representing six different law schools competed. In addition to the University of Pittsburgh, teams were fielded by the University of Pennsylvania, Villanova, Rutgers, Temple and SMU. After the first round, Pitt Law’s Team 1 produced the highest team score of the morning. Following the Saturday afternoon competition, both Pitt teams advanced to the Semifinals. Team 2 advanced to the finals and won the competition.

Four advocates from Team 2 will compete in the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law National Final in New Orleans, Louisiana, January 28-29, 2017.

Team 1 (L to R): Victor Kustra, Steven Wildberger, Vicki Kuftic Horne (coach), John Marty, Corey Bauer