Joy Murao, the founder and CEO of Practice Aligned Resources, LLC, is a prolific leader in the litigation support industry. Joy has dedicated her career to implementing new strategies, technologies and services in various practice areas for some of the largest firms and corporate clients in the world.
Joy graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts in English from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and earned her paralegal certificate from the University of San Diego. Joy spent most of her career at Latham and Watkins, Paul Hastings, and O’Melveny & Myers, building, structuring, and supporting top-notch global practice support teams.
Her career transitioned from employee to entrepreneur with the creation of Practice Aligned Resources, a legal training and consulting company. PAR provides legal and technology training, eDiscovery consulting, legal staffing, project management, and law practice technology development. Practice Aligned Resource offers in-person training at its Downtown Los Angeles office, The PAR Center, and is in the process of creating an online educational portal.
Joy is an active teacher and mentor in the legal community. She is the Regional Director (Southwest) for Women in eDiscovery and an instructor of UCLA Extension’s Paralegal Training Program.
To learn more about technology training for paralegals, visit www.PracticeAligned.com or email training@ThePARCenter.com.