William T. Viergever


William T. Viergever is an experienced appellate advocate with an extensive background in state and federal appeals. As a former law clerk to the Honorable Hugh S. Glickstein at the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal, Mr. Viergever developed a unique perspective as to what appellate courts expect in appellate briefs and pleadings. He graduated from the University of Central Florida in 1993 after which he received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Miami in 1996. Upon the completion of his clerkship Mr. Viergever accepted a position at Sonneborn Rutter handling the firm’s appeals, complex motion practice and trial support. He is currently in charge of the Appellate Division for the firm. Mr. Viergever has successfully argued numerous appeals in the Florida District Courts of Appeal and before the Florida Supreme Court, primarily involving medical malpractice cases. His work has resulted in approximately 50 reported appellate decisions. Mr. Viergever has achieved a rating of “AV-Pre-Eminent”, the highest rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the world’s foremost lawyer rating publication.