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Calvin has been practicing in the estate planning, administration, and litigation fields for over 25 years. He is a member of the Trusts and Estates sections of the D.C., Maryland, and California Bars, and is a former member of the Steering Committee of the Estates, Trusts, and Probate section of the D.C. Bar. Calvin specializes in complex estate planning, including gifts and sales of partnership interests to perpetual defective grantor trusts in exchange for private annuities or notes.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, 1984, J.D., Lead Articles Editor, The Tax Lawyer
  • Princeton University, 1980, A.B.

  • Distrito de Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • California (estado inactivo)

  • Court of Appeals - District of Columbia
  • Court of Appeals - Maryland
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California

  • Founding member, The Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Foundation, Inc.
  • Chair, D.C. Court of Appeals Clients' Security Fund
  • Member, The Barristers and the Lawyers Club
  • Founding board member, The Friends of Westbrook School Foundation, Inc.

Premios y reconocimientos

  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Trusts and Estates, 2008-2024 and Litigation - Trusts and Estates, 2011-2024
  • Received an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale Hubbell
  • Selected to the Virginia Super Lawyers list for Estate Planning & Probate, 2007-2008, 2013-2015, 2017
  • Listed in Washington Post’s Baltimore and Washington DC’s Top Lawyers
  • Listed in Washingtonian Magazine’s Best Financial Advisors and Top Estate Attorneys
  • Listed in Who’s Who Legal