Cal has received the highest "AV" Martindale-Hubbell rating from his peers. He provides expert services to individual and corporate clients. Before becoming an attorney, Cal worked in consumer and commercial banking for Shawmut Bank. He has served on the Boards of Trustees of Noble Hospital, Brightside for Children, the Center of Hope, and the Westfield Boys & Girls Club. Cal is very active in the local community and devotes a significant amount of time in providing pro bono services to civic and community organizations.
Cal was born in Springfield, Massachusetts and is a long-time resident of Westfield. He received his undergraduate degree from Fairfield University in 1972. He attended Western New England University School of Law, receiving his J.D. in 1978. He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1978, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts in 1979 and the U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit in 2003.