Victoria Powers and her husband, David Horn, have lived in Bexley since 1997 and have two sons, Graham and Simon, who are both Bexley High School graduates.
Victoria earned a B.A. in philosophy from Mount Holyoke College and a J.D. from the University of California College of the Law San Francisco. After practicing law in California and Ohio, she retired from the Ice Miller law firm in 2018, where she chaired the firm’s financial restructuring practice group and served in firm management in a number of capacities. Since retiring, Victoria has served as adjunct faculty at Capital University Law School and has volunteered with the Legal Aid Society of Columbus.
During her years in the legal practice Victoria was recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers 2004-2019, including in 2019 as one of the top 100 lawyers and top 50 women lawyers in Ohio; by Chambers USA in America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Bankruptcy and Restructuring, 2005-2018 and recognized in Band 1 since 2013; and in The Best Lawyers® in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, and Bankruptcy Litigation, 2005-2018 and as Best Lawyers® 2015 “Lawyer of the Year” in Bankruptcy
Litigation in Columbus.
Victoria has served on a number of community boards, including the Bexley Education Foundation, Broad Street Presbyterian Church, BalletMet Columbus, Trinity Episcopal Church, the Columbus Montessori Education Center, and the National Kidney Foundation. Victoria is currently a member of the Ohio Poverty Law Center board’s Development Committee, serves on the Broad Street Presbyterian Church Personnel Committee, serves as treasurer of the Mount Holyoke College Central Ohio Alum Club, captains a Pelotonia peloton, and sings and serves with the Harmony Project.
Victoria was elected to the Board of Education in 2019. She served as Vice President of the Board in 2021 and 2023, as President in 2022 and 2024.