THAMARA E. SORDO-VIEIRA is an Associate Attorney with Vandeveer Garzia, P.C. Her current focus includes defense litigation in personal injury, first-party automobile claims, third-party automobile negligence, premises liability and general negligence matters. Thamara defends both individuals and various national clients, including major insurance carriers throughout the State of Michigan.
In 2012, Thamara graduated with summa cum laude honors from the University of Detroit Mercy where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice/Criminology. After college, Thamara worked as a Licensed Sales Producer for Allstate for approximately two years, before entering law school in 2014. Thamara received her Juris Doctor from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 2017, graduating in the top 25% of her class with cum laude honors. While in law school, Thamara gained experience by representing misdemeanor defendants in district court through the Detroit Mercy Law Criminal Trial Clinic. She was the Vice-President for the Hispanic Law Student Association and class secretary. Thamara was a University of Detroit Mercy School of Law fellow and a recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship for Excellence. She earned multiple Book Awards for academic distinction, a CALI award in medical malpractice, and an award for oral advocacy distinction in the G. Mennen Williams Moot Court Competition.
Thamara joined Vandeveer Garzia, P.C. in 2016 as a Law Clerk. In 2017, she was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan. She is an active member of multiple bar associations and organizations, including the Women Lawyers’ Association of Michigan, the Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan, and the American Bar Association. Thamara is also admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Thamara is fluent in Spanish.