KristenBoyert Associate Attorney

After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Classical Studies from the University of Southern California, Ms. Boyert went on to pursue two separate legal degrees. A Juris Doctor with a concentration in International Law from Albany Law School, and a LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law from Santa Clara University School of Law. She has worked at the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General Corps in the Law Internship Program, NGO Transparency Justice in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (West Africa), and most recently, the Office of the Tribal Attorney for the Hoopa Valley Tribe in California as an Associate Attorney.

ADMISSIONS:

State Bar or California; Hoopa Valley Tribe

EDUCATION:

Santa Clara University School of Law (LL.M.); Albany Law School of Union University (J.D.) with a concentration in International Law; University of Southern California (B.A.)

PRIOR LEGAL EXPERIENCE:

Hoopa Valley Tribe, Office of the Tribal Attorney (2020-2021)

Legal Internships:
The Capital Region Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force, New York State Office of the Attorney General, Criminal Prosecution Bureau; Hon. Michael Melkonian, Legal Clerkship (Troy, New York.); NGO
Transparency Justice, Human Rights Legal Intern (Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) West Africa); Domestic Violence Prosecution Hybrid Clinic — Albany Law Clinic & Justice Center; Family Violence Litigation Clinic–Albany Law Clinic & Justice Center; Albany County Public Defender’s Office; United States Navy Judge Advocate General Corps; Office of Tribal Attorney for the Hoopa Valley Tribe

FORMAL RECOGNITIONS/AWARDS:

Albany Law School of Union University Dean’s List; University of Southern California Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences Dean’s List

ASSOCIATIONS, VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE, AND/OR TEACHING POSSITIONS :

San Francisco Bar Association; American Bar Association; California Indian Law Association

LEGAL AUTHORSHIP:

Unearthing the EB-5 Visa to Grow New York’s Economy. (Government Law Center: Renewable Energy Entrepreneurial White Paper Series, https://www.albanylaw.edu/centers/government-law- center/about/publications/GLC-Entrepreneurial-White-Paper-Series (published December 3, 2012). Legacy of the Nuremberg Trials: A Pithy Contemplation, International Law Studies,
http://internationallawstudies.blogspot.com/2012/11/legacy-of-nuremberg-trials.html (published November 19, 2012).

KristenBoyert Associate Attorney

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