A former litigation paralegal, Marla has worked within the legal space in legal publishing, court reporting, court filings, e-discovery, legal technology and litigation support for the last two decades. She is a MCLE speaker and panelist on many topics and known for her fun, interactive educational seminars. Marla loves technology, organizing, putting the puzzle together, finding the solution and helping people.
Though out her years in the industry, she noticed that small firms did not have the advantage of the medium and large firms experience in technology, legal operations, marketing, and client relations. Marla’s focus is now consulting with these firms with the formation of Connect Mohr Legal Consultants. She also partners with various legal technology platforms to be able to bring the best of the best to her clients and the legal community.
Marla is very active in many legal associations thought out Southern California as either a board or committee member. Currently she is the Founding President of the ACEDS Orange County chapter and serves on the IDEAA committee. Marla was on the founding board of directors for Women in eDiscovery (WiE), Orange County, serving as the Membership director for 2 years. While still active in WiE Orange County, she is also on the WiE San Diego Social Committee. Marla is also a Cabinet Member for The Masters Conference, a leading boutique educational forum that hosts conferences and networking events around the world. In addition, she also on the board of directors for her high school alumni association to help raise money for the school and her class reunion committee.
Marla received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of the Pacific and her paralegal certification from the University of California – Irvine. A native of San Diego, she is an avid San Diego sports fan, event planner and outdoor enthusiast.