Business Court insights provided


– Photo by John Meiu

Macomb County Circuit Court Judge Kathryn A. Viviano (left) spoke Thursday, March 3, as part of Wayne State University Law School’s Alumni Speaker Series at the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights in Detroit. Viviano talked about the Business Court to which she was appointed in February 2015.  Thanking Viviano for speaking were (left to right) Wayne Law Dean Jocelyn Benson and Prof. Peter J. Henning, program moderator.  Viviano was elected to the bench in November 2010 and assigned to the Family Division. She served as the presiding judge of the Family Division from April 2013 until her appointment to the Business Court. She also sits for the Macomb County Juvenile Drug Court.  She previously worked for Detroit law firm Barris, Sott, Denn, & Driker before forming Viviano & Viviano PLLC. She also served as city attorney for Centerline.  A 1999 graduate of Wayne Law, she also earned a bachelor of arts degree from Hillsdale College and a master of business administration degree from Wayne State University.