Cal Whaley was born and raised in Dothan, Alabama. After completing high school at Dothan High School, he attended the University of Alabama, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance in 2011, graduating summa cum laude.
After completing his Bachelor of Science degree, Mr. Whaley stayed in Tuscaloosa to enroll in the University of Alabama School of Law. While in law school, he worked with the Capital Defense Clinic, and focused his studies toward trial advocacy. Mr. Whaley received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2014. After law school, Mr. Whaley moved to Birmingham, Alabama, where began to work as a trial attorney. While in Birmingham, Mr. Whaley tried numerous jury trials, gaining valuable experience while obtaining justice for his clients.
Mr. Whaley is admitted to practice law in Alabama, and in all three Federal Districts of Alabama. Mr. Whaley is also a member in good standing of the Alabama State Bar.