About Our Founder
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Ms. Joyce Williams is the founder of Armooh-Williams, PLLC; a global boutique law firm focused on Project Finance and Development, International Trade, and Immigration Law. The Co-Founder of Hazina Equity Partners, a catalyst in the major strategic shift in transforming investment from a functional focus to innovation for business and risk-adjusted returns, and Isoka, LLC, a grassroots soccer organization opening doors for the players of disadvantaged
Joyce serves on the Board of the American Bar Association's African Law Council on Rule of Law Initiatives, the International Bar Foundation Rule of Law Initiative, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Policy Network, Ghana, United Community and Asankrangwa Kroye Kuo, Alexandria Virginia and the Institute for African Women in Law, Washington, D.C. She is also a Social Ambassador for Youth Advocated of Ghana and Search Your Team. Joyce has been recognized by the American Bar Association for her work in human trafficking advocacy and supply chain security, improving diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
Joyce's pro bono activities include WE-Lab, an initiative of the Armooh-Williams Foundation to create a platform for women entrepreneurs, an immigration clinic for Asylees, Refugees, and new arrivals to the United States.
Joyce's speaking and writing engagements have enlightened audiences on various trending legal
topics, such as regional integration, global migration, sports and development, block-chain, international sales, international project development, and finance and mentorship in the legal
profession. She has published papers and is often sought after to speak at major international conferences on the rule of law issues.
Joyce has a Juris Doctorate in law and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. She is admitted to practice law in the following courts and jurisdiction: United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, United States District Court, District of Arizona, and Arizona.
Joyce's previous employers have included the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) in Incheon, South Korea, The Kozolchyk National Law Center in Tucson, Arizona, SILLAC Consulting, Annapolis, Maryland, and International Law Institute, Washington D.C. Joyce's clientele has included head of states, diplomats, royals and high-level business executives.
Joyce was previously an executive board member of the African Diaspora Health Institute, an initiative of the African Union Mission in Washington, D.C, to mobilize the Diaspora in making practical contributions to the development of the continent of Africa. She oversaw and directed innovative and strategic compliance programs to enable the African Diaspora to participate in Africa's economic growth. Joyce served as a Special Advisor to the President of the African Bar Association. She also served as a board member of Bakashana, a non-profit in Zambia inspiring Zambian youth, specifically girls, by providing a future of choice through education, livelihood
training, health services, leadership mentoring, and cultural exchange.