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Invest in Yourself

Achieve the Perfect Work-Life Balance in with Miriam Airington-Fisher’s Comprehensive Course for Lawyers

Article by Joanna Tannenbaum

Photography by Amanda Miles

Originally published in Midlothian Lifestyle

Miriam Airington-Fisher is an inspiration to her community. Just eight years ago, she started her own law firm while caring for her newborn baby. Even though she was presented with numerous challenges along the way, Miriam overcame them and achieved remarkable success. She has always understood the struggles of working parents, particularly mothers, and during the pandemic, she decided to help them by writing a book entitled "Mom's A Lawyer: How to Start a Firm and Take Control of Your Life." The book was a huge success and prompted Miriam to create an online course for any lawyer interested in starting their own family-friendly law practice. Mom’s A Lawyer: The Course is an excellent example of self-investment to achieve a fulfilling work-life balance, particularly for parents who often neglect their own needs.

Miriam's digital course is self-guided, self-paced, and structured around the DREAM acronym, which stands for demystify, reimagine, empower, align, and manifest. Each of the five modules includes a combination of video, audio, self-guided exercises, and templates. The course is designed to equip individuals with the necessary tools to start a law firm in just 90 days. The first module focuses on helping the user develop their vision for their law practice, while the remaining four modules provide practical steps for launching it. “This course is designed as a ‘what I wish I had when I started’ product,” explains Miriam. “I speak to so many women attorneys who feel stuck in a job, and they are intimidated by the prospect of starting a practice for themselves. There is this outsized perception of risk that, in my experience, isn’t reality; it is possible to launch a profitable, family-friendly law practice.”

Amidst the numerous resources available for lawyers, Mom’s A Lawyer caters specifically to parents who want to maintain profitability and accessibility while setting up their own law firm. “Parents, especially mothers, can’t work 24/7 and sleep at the office,” Miriam says. “Starting a firm is hard work, but with the right plan and resources, it can be done in a sustainable way.” In addition to her course, Miriam offers personalized services to lawyers who are starting new law firms or seeking to make their existing firms more lucrative and family-friendly, a topic that has become increasingly important for keeping talented lawyers and support staff.

If you’re feeling burnt out from the traditional law firm environment and looking for a change, check out Mom's A Lawyer. Miriam's program is designed to give you the tools and confidence you need to start your own law firm on your own terms. With her all-inclusive course, you can say goodbye to the corporate ladder and create a fulfilling legal career that aligns with your personal and professional goals. Don't settle for a one-size-fits-all approach to your legal career. Take control of your future and invest in yourself with Mom's A Lawyer.

To receive special discounts and learn more about Miriam, her book, or her course, subscribe to her newsletter at momsalawyer.com. You can find Miriam on Instagram and TikTok @lawyerlikeamother.

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DREAM

Miriam structured her course around the DREAM framework, which covers the five essential categories one should consider when embarking on this journey.

Demystify

Dissolve the belief that having a fulfilling career and personal life is impossible.

Reimagine

Redefine the vision for your professional and personal lives.

Empower

Equip yourself with all the tools you need to start a law firm in 90 days or less.

Align

Create clear boundaries between personal and professional life for co-existence.

Manifest

Make it happen, and don't look back.

This self-paced course includes video introductions by Miriam, audio content, and supporting documents and exercises. Moreover, Miriam has added touchpoints throughout the course for virtual check-ins, where participants can discuss any questions or challenges with her.