Sydney Q. Kaplan


Fax 304-344-3684


In November 2020, Sydney joined Calwell Luce diTrapano PLLC as its Practice Manager. Before joining the firm, Sydney worked as a lawyer (and earlier, as a law clerk) for Offutt Nord in Huntington, where she focused on medical malpractice and 42 U.S.C. Section 1983 civil rights cases. Sydney also worked as a Public Defender in Allen County, Ohio. In addition to being the firm’s Practice Manager, Sydney’s practice at Calwell Luce diTrapano PLLC primarily focuses on general personal injury matters.

At Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law, Sydney graduated magna cum laude and was on the Dean’s List, an Executive Board member of the Law Review, and a member of the Willis Society. She graduated as Valedictorian with double majors in History and Political Science from West Virginia State University, where she was also a member of the Psi Sigma Alpha Honor Society.

Sydney is a passionate advocate for civil and human rights and enjoys participating in community and fundraising events for various causes. As a former college athlete, she translates her competitive spirit into her work as an attorney. She is a zealous book, fitness, and animal lover. Sydney is a native of Huntington and currently resides in Milton.

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia


  • J.D., Ohio Northern University, Pettit College of Law, 2019
    • Magna cum laude
    • Dean’s List
    • Willis Society
    • Law Review Executive Board Member  
    • Two published articles 
    •  Multiple book awards
  • B.A., Majors: History and Political Science, West Virginia State University, 2016
    • Valedictorian
    • Psi Sigma Alpha Honor Society

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury


  • Injury Board
member Injury Board


  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 10 Best Law Firm for Client Satisfaction in Personal Injury (2019-2020)
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best Law Firm 2019-2020