Julian Rivera

Adjunct Professor of Law

Julian Rivera has worked in healthcare and life sciences for more than 35 years and practiced law for more than 25 of those years. He has extensive experience in e-health and healthcare provider governance, operations and systems. His vision and leadership skills have been valued by clients and organizations who face challenges and opportunities requiring well-tailored strategic solutions. Before attending law school at the Texas Tech University School of Law, he received his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Houston and did research in immunology, cell biology, and genetics at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the Baylor College of Medicine.

After receiving his law degree, Rivera clerked for the Texas Court of Appeals Amarillo and worked for the Texas Medical Board before entering private practice. More recently, he has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center and currently teaches at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Rivera's professional work has been published and quoted in scientific, medical, and legal media. He has been a frequent speaker on a broad range of medical-legal topics and served as a facilitator in medical, legal and community forums. He has also served as a member and chair of boards of directors for many healthcare organizations.

    Education & Training

  • JD, Texas Tech University School of Law
  • BS, University of Houston