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Be the BEST Divorce Lawyer Academy™️ is the signature program and at the heart and soul of The Better Divorce Company.

The purpose of this year-long program is to support you to:

  • Strategically run your law firm as a profitable business.
  • Represent clients so that they are very happy each and every time.
  • Skip past all the costly mistakes and what most lawyers take years to learn.
  • Create systems and procedures to run your practice seamlessly.
  • Make more money while working less and do it ethically at the same time.
  • Have a proper work-life balance.
  • Discover how to be a true leader in our profession.

Video: Why the Academy is here and how we can grow your divorce law practice together

As a Divorce Lawyer, have you ever said to yourself...
"I thought I'd have more free time and more money by now?"

I was once there too...

I was an overworked, underpaid stressed lawyer barely making ends meet... 

So, let me ask you....

How would your life be different if you already had...

  • A Multiple Six-Figure Law Practice?
  • A Consistent Flow of Happy Clients?
  • An Amazing Work-Life Balance so you can actually spend quality time with your own family and friends or take a REAL vacation?

And you did it all ethically without gouging your clients for fees?

"In other words, the Academy supports you to go from being a stressed underpaid lawyer to doubling or tripling ++ your income, in just a few short months! And without working evenings and weekends!"

Meet some of our graduates ...

The Be the BEST Divorce Lawyer Academy has been the key to making a powerful change for Academy members. Bottom line Attract great clients, keep your clients very happy, have a profitable and well functioning business, while having time for yourself!

"The Academy is quite generous in the content for what it costs. And I'm really, really pleased with that. There's nothing worse than buying an online course and then feeling like you're getting the short end of the stick when it comes to content. So I do really appreciate that."

Vancouver, British Columbia. Canada


"I had struggled financially for about 7 years, getting nowhere. I was like a turtle holding onto the side of the riverbank and I had to crack that shell. Within a few months of working with Val... I released my old files that were stressing me out and paying me poorly. My whole life has transformed and my income has increased significantly"

Victoria, British Columbia. Canada

"I have a lot clearer idea now, you know, specific steps to take, which I've taken. I feel a lot more confident, I feel a lot better, starting again on my own this time than I did before. Yeah, the program is definitely worth it. Even just the checklists and precedents and resources are worth it alone."

Red Deer, Alberta. Canada

"It's not always easy to know if taking a step into the unknown is the right thing for you to do. Believe me, I know! I 've had to do it a few times and it's always been with a bit (or a lot) of anxiety."

So, here's how I can help make the next steps easier to grow your family law practice.

  • You can jump on a quick call with me to find out if the Academy is the right fit for you.
  • Rest Assured.  During the call, there will be no hard sells. My purpose is to help you, answer your questions and enable you to  come to your own decision!

Here's who the Be The Best Divorce Lawyer Academy is for....

The Academy is perfect for lawyers who want to:

  • Step up their strategies to run their law practices smoother. 
  • Increase their income.
  • Learn the strategies behind growing a practice through detailed lessons and group coaching.
  • Increase quality clients who wish to retain them. 
  • Keep clients happy, ethically while not gouging them for fees.
  • Run a multiple six-figure practice without working evenings and weekends.
  • Create a life worth living!
  • Run their law practice as a profitable and efficient business.
  • Stand out as the “go to” family law lawyer in their area.
  • Have happy clients who will refer their friends, co-workers and family.
  • Have evenings and weekends to themselves.
  • Have an ongoing marketing campaign that does not consume all of their time and that is not costly - without spending a dime on paid advertising.
  • Create their own unique brand so that clients who resonate with them will find them and hire them. 
  • Organize their practice so that they are out of the overwhelm and into the job of confidently helping their clients and knowing they have not missed anything!
  • Have a work-life balance that is almost unheard of for lawyers in private practice
  • PLUS strategic mentoring with me to move them forward in their business weekly...yes, every week there are two coaching calls! so that they don't have to go about the business of creating and maintaining a profitable and joyful law practice alone.

In other words, the Best Divorce Lawyer Academy is a powerful blend to turbo charge your practice success

Do you worry you'll make a fool of yourself or be out of place?

"Most lawyers think that working really hard and being smart is the answer to being successful. Nothing could be further from the truth..."

Don't be worried!

If you thought that all those long nights and weekends studying to pass the bar and spending countless thousands of dollars on your education would surely pay off in the first few years and you have been disappointed, you are not alone.

Unfortunately the rich lawyer driving the fancy car with the great life, is almost always an illusion for lawyers in private practice. That is why I am here to support you reaching the life of your dreams while avoiding the stressful, overwhelming and mind-numbing learning curve of running a business.

You are definitely not alone! Fun fact!...

Contrary to Popular Belief, Most Lawyers

  • Aren't Rich
  • Don't Play Golf All Day
  • Actually Struggle Financially
  • Suffer from Extreme Stress & Depression
  • Have High Divorce Rates! I know, Ironic!

Which statistic are you likely to belong to, in 5 years?

Curious about the possibilities for you? Here's where to arrange a no-obligation call

N.B: The scheduling link will ask you a few short qualifying questions. That way, I will know how to best assist you.

Also, please bring your questions (I welcome this and encourage it!)

I am so passionate about helping you, that even if you have zero interest in joining the Academy, I will to provide you with strategic and useful advice that will help you bring your practice to the next level. 

Val Hemminger, At Computer

    If You Are Struggling to

  • Manage all of our responsibilities without killing yourself with long hours, and stress.
  • Run a law firm that turns a profit consistently.
  • Represent clients so that they are very happy with your service each and every time​.
  • Have a consistent flow of quality clients (that aren't "attorney shopping" for lowest price)​.
  • Have a proper work-life balance (without feeling guilty for taking time for yourself).

You can end your suffering starting now . . . . 

Here's how it all works....

When you join Be The Best Divorce Lawyer Academy MEMBERSHIP you will go from living in overwhelm, stress, and being an underpaid lawyer to running a successful business filled with happy clients, making WAY MORE MONEY while WORKING LESS...

Which will be able to spend more quality time with your family and actually take a REAL vacation...and still feel good about it...PRETTY AMAZING RIGHT!?

The rigorous and hands on 12-month Academy is built on a solid foundation of business management learned from books, consultants, training courses, and honed by 25++ years of family law, practice ownership and management, driven mostly by no paid advertising. The B.E.S.T Method I have created, has turned the pillars of growing a law practice into four powerful models of business. 

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Discover how to attract quality clients to your law practice

Most lawyers have no idea how to stand out from other lawyers in a very competitive market. They spend thousands of dollars on google advertising only to have the leads stop the minute they stop running ads.You will discover effective marketing strategies that are simple and straightforward without taking over your life and you will discover how to become the “go-to” lawyer in your area

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Law school taught us nothing about how to run a successful and profitable business. Even if you work for a firm, implementing key systems and strategies will ensure that you avoid exhaustion and overwhelm. Val has developed checklists and precedents over a career of more than 25 years, those checklists and strategies making the business of running a law firm smooth.

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Once lawyers get those quality clients, they get so overwhelmed that they do not know how to keep on top of their work load and keep their clients happy. Pretty soon they are buried in their own stress and overwhelm and their clients are ticked off at them because their lawyers are "doing nothing" on their case. You will discover what clients really want and a way to deliver great client service each and every time

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deeper than time-saving techniques, discover how to create a life where you have time - lots of it!

Discover cutting-edge strategies to ensure that you structure your time in such a way that you will have time for everything, that is so you not only get your client work done, have a smooth running office, but you also spend days doing what gives you the greatest joy and satisfaction in life.

Imagine how your life and business would different months from now... if you had the exact process to double or quadruple your income while actually working less?


In Be The Best Divorce Lawyer Academy™️ Membership

You get access to the entire online academy portal that will walk you step-by-step through the entire process from start to finish.

You get all the insiders-only instruction on how to assemble your law practice to generate multiple six-figures a year for you.

You will get the exact blueprint you need to succeed!

You get weekly access (2 calls!) to Val and her 25++ years of experience

PLUS, it's the other lawyers in the Academy Membership that make the Membership and Be the Best Divorce Lawyer truly different

The Membership's secret sauce is the community.

Sure, there may be some other legal memberships in the online business space, but the truth is that few demonstrate this level of resonance. You know the feeling... when you're home, where you feel understood, where you have the support to keep going even when times get tough.

We have other keen, intelligent, forward-thinking divorce lawyers from all over the globe who want to change the practice of family law for the better.

They are doing this for their clients, for their own happiness, for their own incomes, and for the sake of feeling great about the work they do. You can connect and collaborate with them, and they are there to cheer you on!

You'll see! I'm looking forward to hearing from you. 😀

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