Lisa (Tolman) von Biela ’80

genesis_code-book coverLisa (Tolman) von Biela ’80 graduated magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2009 and is currently a civil legal aid attorney in Seattle.  She has served on the editorial board of the American Bar Association’s The SciTech Lawyer since 2009.  She is very excited to report that her debut novel, a biotech technothriller entitled The Genesis Code, will be released in May 2013 in paperback, digital, and limited edition signed hardcover.  Lisa is already working on her second novel, The Janus Legacy.

Karen Boyd ’93

Karen BoydKaren Boyd ’93 MA received a JD in 1996 from UC Berkeley and practices law in the Silicon Valley. She founded the IP litigation boutique law firm Turner Boyd LLP in 2008. She represents life sciences and high technology clients in patent and other intellectual property disputes.