Who Says You Can’t Go Home (Again)

Jackie Calicchio
Take the opportunity presented at the time and turn it into the opportunity of your dreams, even if that means leaving home and starting over.

Take the opportunity presented at the time and turn it into the opportunity of your dreams, even if that means leaving home and starting over.

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As a newly licensed attorney, you may feel ready to tackle any obstacle thrown your way if an employer is willing to give you a shot at the big time. At least, that is how I felt in the fall of 2017, after getting sworn in and starting a judicial clerkship in the Denver metro area. I was so hungry for a position in my chosen practice area (electric utility regulatory work) that when a sought-after regional firm called me, I prematurely warned my very understanding judge that I would be leaving my clerkship should I be chosen for the position. 

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