Wayne Bess graduated from Wayne State University in 2013 where he earned a Bachelor of Science majoring in Criminal Justice. He then attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, graduating cum laude in 2017. While in law school he actively participated in the Mock Trial Organization and held a seat on the Mock Trial Organization’s Board.
During law school, Mr. Bess interned as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable James M. Alexander at the Oakland County Circuit Court. At the same time, he worked as a law clerk for a law office in the Greater Detroit area, where Wayne gained invaluable experience with Michigan No-Fault Defense.
Mr. Bess was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 2017 and joined Hewson & Van Hellemont, P.C. in January 2019.