Cauleen Ross Kearney, a resident of Suffield, Connecticut, is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross (B.A. magna cum laude 1979) and Boston College Law School (J.D. cum laude 1984). Cauleen became a member of the Massachusetts and United States Federal District Court in 1985 and is a former law clerk to the Honorable Kent B. Smith of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. She is a member of the American Bar Association and the Hampden County Bar Association.