Joy Pura completed her legal studies and obtained a Juris Doctor at the University of Ottawa. Prior to that, she completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto, with a Major in Political Science and two Minors in Sociology and French Literature.
In her second year of law school, Joy was a finalist at the Canadian Client Consultation Competition, where she was required to research family law and estates issues. In her third year, she competed in the Walsh Family Law Appellate Moot and gained invaluable advocacy skills. At graduation, Joy was awarded the prestigious Family Law Institute Prize for her directed research paper on elder abuse in Ontario.
Joy recognizes that when a client turns to a family lawyer, they are often going through a difficult and challenging time in their lives. She has experience assisting clients with complex child protection matters and a wide range of family law issues, including: custody, access, child and spousal support and division of property. Accordingly, Joy advocates for clients with a focus on high-quality service that is efficient and child-focused.
Outside of the office, Joy looks forward to skiing, wine-tasting and travelling.