Yvonne Stevens received her LL.M. in Biotechnology and Genomics from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in May 2013. She holds an LL.B. (J.D.) from Canada’s Dalhousie University Law School (now the Schulich School of Law). Prior to moving to the U.S., Yvonne was an associate at Stikeman Elliott’s Vancouver, B.C. office where she practiced corporate law.
A Faculty Associate, Yvonne is teaching Canadian Professional Responsibility in Fall 2014. As a Center for Law, Science & Innovation Research Fellow, Yvonne’s interests include genetics, biotechnology, nanotechnology, personalized medicine & healthcare, intellectual property and information technology. Yvonne has co- authored and is in the process of co-authoring several articles in the area of emerging technologies with Center Faculty Director, Gary Marchant and co-leads the 2014-15 Emerging Technologies student research group. In addition, Yvonne is currently assisting the Center as its social media coordinator. Yvonne is fluent in French, Italian and German. In her spare time, she volunteers with DUET, an organization providing assistance to the elderly and Boxer Luv Rescue, focusing on fundraising and special events. Yvonne is an avid long-distance runner and generally enjoys participating in a variety of sports.