William F. Rivard Jr.,
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Central Michigan University, 2009
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
William Rivard graduated from Central Michigan University, with a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Broadcasting and a Journalism Minor, in December of 2009. From there, he received his Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in May of 2013, and became licensed to practice law that same year.
While in law school, Mr. Rivard worked as a law clerk for Auto-Owners Insurance Company in Lansing. He also worked as a student attorney for the Washtenaw County Public Defender, gaining valuable courtroom experience representing individuals charged with felonies in Circuit Court.
Before joining Hewson and Van Hellemont, P.C. in 2015, Mr. Rivard worked for a private firm, representing medical providers and injured persons in no-fault litigation.