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Compassionate Legal Care

Bringing Respect and Relief into the Courtroom

Airington Law is a women-lead legal team on a mission to provide Virginia’s families with compassionate legal representation. Founder and lead attorney, Miriam Airington-Fisher, opened Airington Law with a passion for serving families. Owing to the experience, skills, and tenacity of her dedicated team, Airington Law has quickly earned a reputation for successfully handling the most challenging cases. As a mother of three herself, Miriam views the firm’s role as helping clients and their families navigate stressful legal situations. Miriam recently met with Short Pump Lifestyle to discuss her team’s compassionate style of legal representation and how it helps them better serve their clients.

WHY DID YOU BECOME INTERESTED IN LAW?
MIRIAM:
I've been fascinated by trial lawyers since a young age, from watching old courtroom dramas with my grandmother. The idea of standing up for someone else and speaking for others who need help has always inspired me.

TELL ME ABOUT YOUR TEAM.
MIRIAM:
We have a legal team of four attorneys – me, Jennifer Quezada, Bianca White, and Emily Siron, two paralegals, Dyamond Jefferies-Kerr and Yanira Canas, and legal assistant Eduardo Valle. We have an operations team that keeps the firm running smoothly and engages with the community. We also have a client experience team to make sure that potential clients and current clients receive immediate attention through the office.  Everyone on the team is 100% committed to the work and has a real passion for law. I regularly get emails and calls from current and former clients thanking a staff member for going above and beyond, either in court or on a more personal level.

HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR STYLE IN SERVING YOUR CLIENTS?
MIRIAM:
We are very approachable and compassionate when interacting with clients. Clients often tell us how comfortable they feel at our office. We serve people who are going through a traumatic experience, so it's important to be a safe and welcoming space. At the same time, we are very aggressive and creative in our litigation style. We take on difficult cases, and working as a team is really critical to our success. We typically represent people who have been wronged or hurt, and we need to be strong for them.

HOW DOES YOUR FAMILY INFLUENCE YOUR WORK?
MIRIAM:
My family is my inspiration. I have a wonderful husband and we have three children at home - 4, 6, and 13. Being a mother impacts how I practice law and interact with clients. On many of our cases, a family hires us to help a loved one after a traumatic experience. Clients often say things like, "you understand, you're a mom." I never take that trust and responsibility lightly. It's the question, "What if this happened in my family? What would I need from a lawyer?" That means handling cases efficiently, being thorough and respectful, sometimes taking a long shot, especially if it's the only shot.

IN WHAT WAYS DOES AIRINGTON LAW SERVE VIRGINIA’S SPANISH-SPEAKING COMMUNITIES?
MIRIAM:
Our intake department and legal team are fully bilingual. We have experience working with clients from all over the world and are fully equipped to represent Spanish-speaking clients in all of our practice areas.

WHO ARE YOUR FAVORITE TYPES OF CLIENTS?
MIRIAM: We represent a diverse clientele. We always find some connection with each of our clients, no matter the case.

PROUDEST MOMENT IN BUSINESS?
MIRIAM:
I have proud moments all of the time. We have a truly incredible team here. I often get emails and messages from clients or former clients thanking us for helping them through a difficult time. What really stands out is when clients tell us how we made them feel comfortable, respected, and reassured. A client’s teenager once told me he wanted to be a lawyer because he saw how we helped his mom. I am very honored that people put their trust and faith in us.

Learn more about Airington Law at: airingtonlaw.com