Stacey Yelda graduated magna cum laude from Baker College, where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration and a minor in paralegal studies. Ms. Yelda later attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, graduating cum laude in 2017. Ms. Yelda was an Honors Scholarship recipient, President of the Moot Court Board and Vice-Chair of the Mock Trial Organization’s Board.
Ms. Yelda was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 2017. Prior to joining Hewson & Van Hellemont, P.C. in October 2019, Ms. Yelda clerked for the Honorable Joseph Farah at Michigan’s 7th Circuit Court for two years, where she gained invaluable experience of the litigation process from the judiciary’s perspective.
She is part of the Insurance Defense Team at Hewson & Van Hellemont, P.C.