Judge to speak about Business Court on March 3 at Wayne Law

Macomb County Circuit Court Judge Kathryn A. Viviano will speak Thursday, March 3, as part of Wayne State University Law School’s Alumni Speaker Series.

Viviano will talk about the Business Court to which she was appointed in February 2015. Professor Peter J. Henning will moderate the discussion.

The event will be from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Lecture Hall 2242 of the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights at the law school, 471 W. Palmer St. Lunch will be provided. The event is free, but registration is required. Register at law.wayne.edu/alumnispeakers2016. Parking will be available for $7 (credit and debit cards only) in Structure One across West Palmer Street from the law school.

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.