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CAL HEINLE represents clients in all areas of family law, including complex litigation and mediation, as well as the negotiation and drafting of Separation, Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements. He has mediated and served as an arbitrator/master for contested custody, support and complex asset division cases and is regularly appointed by the judges of the Probate and Family Court to serve as discovery master or special master in complex cases. In both 2016 and 2017 he was selected into the Best Lawyers in America for family law and family law mediation

Cal has lectured on family law issues for MCLE, MBA, BBA and New England School of Law. He also served as the Editor of the Massachusetts Family Law Journal from 2007 through 2009. Cal previously served as an elected council member of the Middlesex County Bar Association and was named Chairman of the Education Committee. In this position, Cal oversaw the organization of various training seminars for lawyers.

Cal was formerly an associate with Todd & Weld LLP and later Ginsburg Leshin Gibbs & Jones LLP, where he would ultimately be named partner. During law school he served as an intern for the Justices of the Boston Municipal Court and as a law clerk for Children's Legal Services in Brookline. Cal was named a New England Rising Star® on multiple occasions among lawyers in Massachusetts in Boston Magazine.

Cal is a proud graduate of both SUNY Oswego and New England School of Law - Boston. He is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Massachusetts. Cal is a member of the Middlesex County Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association, and Norfolk Bar Association. Cal is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) and the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation (MCFM).


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
  2. Child Support: 25%
  3. Child Custody: 25%

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  • Peter Jamieson

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  • Kristine Ann Cummings

    I have had the opportunity to work with Calvin as opposing counsel as well as through the BBA and am happy to recommend his services.


    Kristine Cummings Divorce and separation Attorney
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Contact info

Gibbs & Heinle LLP

57 River St
Suite 204
Wellesley, MA, 02481


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Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyer - Family Law MAMartindale-Hubbell2016
Massachusetts Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2012
Massachusetts Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2011
Massachusetts Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateTodd & Weld LLP2010 - Present
OwnerLaw Office of Calvin J. Heinle2009 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Bar AssociationBoard of Directors - Young Lawyers Division2011 - Present
Middlesex County Bar AssociationCouncil Member - Chairman of Education Committee2008 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Alimony Trends & Theories for MCLECase Law Update2010
LexisNexisMA Family Law Journal Editor (2008 - Present)2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MCLE: Alimony Trends &TheoriesAlimony Trends & Theories2010
How the Current Immigration Climate Affects Domestic Violence VictimsFamily Law Issues2008