Attorney Profile

Justin Rivera

WebsitePictureJustin Rivera received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from The University of Texas at Dallas in 2007.  While at The University of Texas at Dallas, Justin was a student member of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, a student member of the Pre-Law Society, and a volunteer for Green Spaces: Texas Trees.  As a result of his educational achievements, Justin was recognized by The National Dean’s List numerous times and graduated with honors (Magna Cum Laude).

In 2011, Justin received his Juris Doctor degree from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law.  While at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Justin was a student member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, a student member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, a student member of the Wesleyan Innocence Project, and a student member of Hispanic Law Students Association.  Justin was honored by being a Dean’s Scholarship Recipient and recognized by The Dean’s List.

While attending The University of Texas at Dallas and Wesleyan University School of Law, Justin worked for The United State’s Attorney’s Office as an Office Clerk, the Texas Wesleyan University Law Clinic as a Legal Intern, the Federal Bureau of Prisons as a Legal Intern, and the Legal Hospice of Texas as a Volunteer.

 

Education and Affiliations
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, TX                                                                      
Juris Doctor

Honors:
▪  Dean’s Scholarship Recipient
▪  The Dean’s List                                                                                                                                      

Affiliations:
▪  National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, student member                                   
▪  Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, student member                                                 
▪  Wesleyan Innocence Project, student member                                                                                        
▪  Hispanic Law Students Association, student member                                                                   

The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX                                                                                     
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies                                 
Magna Cum Laude

Honors:
 ▪  The National Dean’s List                                                                                                 

Affiliations:
 ▪  Pre-Law Society, student member    
 ▪ Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, student member                                                                                        
 ▪  Green Spaces: Texas Trees, volunteer                                                                                           

Legal Experience

United States Attorney’s OfficeOffice Clerk                                                                        
                                      
Texas Wesleyan University Law Clinic, Legal Intern                                       

Federal Bureau of Prisons, Legal Intern                                                                                       

Legal Hospice of Texas, Volunteer