The Calwell Practice Changes Name, Solidifies Long-Term Growth

Attorneys Calwell, Luce and diTrapano

Charleston, W.Va. (orig. release date Jan. 30, 2019) –  Further expanding the footprint of The Calwell Practice, LC, founder and distinguished lawyer Stuart Calwell announced that his firm has changed its name to Calwell Luce diTrapano PLLC, effective January 1, 2019. Joining Calwell in leadership roles are Melissa Luce and Dante' diTrapano.

"The firm's name change reflects the success our team of nine lawyers has accomplished over the years. All of our lawyers have made significant contributions toward achieving outstanding results for our clients, including the recent water crisis settlement," said Calwell. Calwell's firm was class counsel for the litigation. "Expanding the leadership roles on our team solidifies our commitment to continue serving clients and our communities for decades to come."

Luce began working for Calwell in 2008 and has earned a reputation as a formidable medical malpractice attorney. She was elevated to Managing Attorney in 2011 and, among other accolades, is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. In addition to West Virginia, she is a member of the bars of New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

DiTrapano is a talented litigator who brings a wealth of courtroom experience and litigation strategy to the firm. He is well-known throughout the city and state and has already proven to be invaluable in the firm's business development.

Continuing practicing law with the firm are John Skaggs, David Carriger, Alex McLaughlin, Angela Cartmill Reese, Benjamin Adams, and Christopher Hedges. "I couldn't ask for a better team of lawyers to advocate for individuals and communities who have been injured or whose property or health has been damaged because of the negligent actions of other people or corporations," added Calwell. "This exceptional team has been working with me for between 5 to 36 years and brings stability and dependability to our practice that our clients deserve and expect."

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About the Firm

With more than two centuries of combined experience, the lawyers at Calwell Luce diTrapano PLLC focus on plaintiff litigation in the matters of medical malpractice, birth injuries, babies born dependent on opioids, wrongful death, products liability and defective products, Chlorpyrifos pesticide, pharmaceutical injuries, property damage, workplace injuries, nursing home abuse and negligence, environmental contamination, nuisance actions related to blasting and flooding, defending the rights of people injured or killed while incarcerated in jails or prisons across the country, general personal injury, and complex class action litigation.