Michael P. Carlson

Michael Carlson is an associate in the firm’s transactional group. His practice focuses primarily on business and real estate matters, and includes such matters as business formations and startups, contract drafting and negotiation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities regulation, general commercial law, and commercial real estate transactions. Michael was born and raised in Rochester, Minnesota. Michael lives in Fargo, North Dakota with his wife and son. In his spare time, Michael juggles many hobbies including art, playing and collecting guitars, traveling, the great outdoors, exercising, and spending summer weekends at the lake.


University of North Dakota School of Law (J.D. with Distinction 2013)

Order of Barristers

University of North Dakota (B.S., B.A., Certificate of Entrepreneurial Studies 2010)

Bar Admissions

North Dakota

Community & Professional Involvement

State Bar Association of North Dakota

Minnesota State Bar Association

American Bar Association

Fargo Theatre, board member

Historic Hawthorne Neighborhood Association, member

Salem Evangelical Free Church, member