Calvin Stead

Calvin Stead is a Partner in the Bakersfield office of Borton Petrini, LLP. He has an undergraduate degree in zoology with a minor in organic chemistry and a Master of Science degree in Environmental Management from the University of Texas. He has more than 12 years of experience in air pollution chemistry, nuclear power plant chemistry and clinical toxicology. In 1986, Cal received his Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego School of Law.

Cal has 34 years of legal expertise include trucking law, Native American law, real estate law, contracts, environmental litigation, land use planning, water law, construction defect litigation, employment law, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, wage and hour litigation, bankruptcy, general casualty defense, and creditors rights.

After a successful career as a jury trial lawyer Cal now limits his practice to bankruptcy, transactional matters, and non-jury litigation.

Editor of Borton Petrini’s Transportation Law newsletter and Construction Law newsletter

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Humboldt State University, A.B., 1970
University of Texas, M.S. 1979
University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 1986


State Bar of California, 1987

Business and Professional Associations

International Air Waste Management Association
Kern County Bar Association
California Bar Association
Kern Home Builders Association, Board of Directors and Office
Bakersfield Rotary