Stephen obtained his law degree from Queens University and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1978. He was a sole proprietor until 2000 when the firm Startek, Peglar & Calcagni was established.
Stephen's areas of practice include Corporate, Employment Law, Wills & Estates, and Real Estate. He has appeared in all levels of the Superior Court of Justice. Stephen is an active member of the Hamilton Law Association, The Burlington Top Hat Marching Orchestra, and the Jazz Band, No Strings Attached.