Amber L. Cervantez,
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, 2014
Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan
Oakland County Bar Association
Mercyhurst College, 2009
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2012
Amber Cervantez graduated magna cum laude from Mercyhurst College in 2009 with a degree in Criminal Justice. In 2012, Ms. Cervantez graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School (Auburn Hills) and was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan.
In law school, Ms. Cervantez served as the law clerk for Williams, Williams, Rattner and Plunket. She also interned for the Honorable Mark Switalski, the Honorable James Alexander and attorney Michael Lee.
Amber is the President of the Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan, a member of the Oakland County Bar Association, and the Macomb County Bar Association. In 2017 Amber was a member of the Eastern District of Michigan Judicial Advisory Committee. The Committee vetted and prepared recommendations for the White House’s consideration when making federal judicial appointments to fill vacancies. Ms. Cervantez was a recipient of the Michigan Lawyers Weekly 2016 Up & Coming Lawyers Award. Ms. Cervantez was selected to the 2019 Michigan Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers. In college she played softball and currently participates in the Macomb County Lawyers League and serves as a volunteer youth softball coach.
Prior to joining Hewson & Van Hellemont P.C. in 2014, she was an associate at a small firm where she assisted with medical malpractice, criminal and divorce cases. She also practiced at a personal injury firm where she represented injured plaintiffs.