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The Happy Lawyer Project is an inspirational podcast for young lawyers looking to find happiness in life with a law degree. Each episode provides the tips, advice, encouragement and inspiration you need to craft a life and career you love. Welcome to the Happy Lawyer Project!

Jul 25, 2019

Owner of a boutique law firm for Maier Law Group, Diana built the firm she wanted that afforded women the flexibility they desire while staying in the law. Additionally, Diana is the founder of Joy in the Law, a platform that aspires to bring together attorneys interested in exploring various aspects of happy lawyering. On the show we chat about how she runs a value based virtual firm, things to consider if you want to run a virtual firm, and seeking happiness and joy in the world of law. Enjoy!


What you’ll learn: 


  • Practical steps to consider when building a virtual firm
  • The importance of living with integrity
  • Skills to develop in order to transition into a less traditional form of law
  • Joy in the Law’s purpose




  1. How do you deal with overwhelm?
  2. How do you prioritize your own happiness?
  3. A mindset shift that changed your life?
  4. Name a book that has inspired your journey.
  5. What do you think separates lawyers who are happy to lawyers who struggle to find happiness in life with a law degree?


Fan Question: @Mlarbs on Instagram “How may virtual practices redefine how we’ll practice law?”

@savagesearching How do you see the legal landscape changing with the opportunity of working remotely? 


Best Advice for Finding Happiness


“Following your internal voice”


“Instead of focusing on others, trust your gut and trust that the only way you’ll be happy is that you’ll follow your heart.”




90 minute Intensive with Okeoma, DM @thehappylawyerproject for more information 

Awakening Joy by James Baraz 

Awakening Joy with Kids by James Baraz 

Essentialism by Greg McKeown 


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