For over forty years Roger has advocated successfully on behalf of Connecticut plaintiffs in matters ranging from personal injury and medical malpractice to unfair trade practices and products liability. Roger is board certified in trial advocacy by the National Institute of Trial Attorneys and a former member of the Board of Governors of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. Through his firm Calistro & Airone, LLC Roger also represents corporate plaintiffs in collection matters.
While serving on the Board of the New Haven County Bar Foundation Roger organized a successful series of softball tournaments to benefit legal aid. As a member of the Connecticut Bar Association Roger wrote the play “Nice Suit” that was produced in conjunction with judges training on diversity in the profession. Roger has also served on various State Court practice rules committees and as a Special Master in Connecticut District Court.
Throughout his career Roger has been a consistent source of low bono defense representation for less affluent persons entangled in unfortunate legal matters. Roger is a Past President of the Ed Walsh Little League in Meriden, and currently serves as President of the Board of Trustees for First Church of Christ Woodbridge, where he is a member of the choir. Roger received his J.D. from Duke Law School, after graduating from Cornell University. Roger lives in Meriden with his wife, Kathleen Foster, and his dog, Hoboken Frank.