Roya was born and raised in Iran, although she has lived in the United States for the past 45 years. She began her professional career as a teacher, educating school-aged children. When she was 18 years old, she married her husband, Parviz, and, being excited to start their lives together and raise a family, the immigrated to the US. They moved to Los Angeles where they had three daughters who would all grow up to be successful lawyers. Coming from Iran, Roya did not know any English, but being dedicated to her new nation and culture, she quickly learned to read, write, and speak the language. After two years in the US, Roya and her husband opened a business at the University of Southern California where she controlled the finances and was the head of their accounting department. Roya joined the team at Avrek Law Firm 10 years ago to further her professional career.
In her spare time, Roya uses her creative side to design homes and do interior decorating. Because of her love of home decor, she enjoys watching Home and Garden Television. She spends her weekends visiting with her family, gardening, and decorating her home in Irvine, California.