Canned by BigLaw - Best Thing Ever!
Canned by BigLaw - Best Thing Ever!

Canned by BigLaw - Best Thing Ever!

It was March, 2020 and the managing partner hinted that I may need to find another job...soon. But I only started a few months ago! My resume? My family? What am I going to do now?? I have always desperately needed to be a W-2 employee. I needed that cushion or my anxiety would overwhelm me. Fast forward to now. I literally just finished a due diligence project and, for the first time in my working life, I don't have a regular income. I couldn't be happier. I have so much to offer just being myself.


Good Things to Come From the Pandemic

26 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Michael Carlson

This is a list I started quite a bit ago when I started getting more into LinkedIn. For someone who was always so scared to speak or write publicly, putting out the “real” me to so many was terrifying. Anyhow, once I overcame that mental block, the c...

My New Passion - Crypto! BTC, ETH, ADA, Oh my!

24 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Michael Carlson

Life is about perspectives and how you choose to see the world. The pandemic has been awful for so many...but opportunities arises out of hardship. I lost my job at DLA Piper - second biggest firm in the world - during the pandemic. Sucked, however,...

Why Getting Canned from BigLaw Was the Best Thing to Ever Happen to Me.

24 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Michael Carlson

It was March, 2020 and the managing partner hinted that I may need to find another job...soon. But I only started a few months ago! My resume? My family? What am I going to do now?? I have always desperately needed to be a W-2 employee. I needed that...