Seasoned Litigator Joins Calwell Luce diTrapano


Charleston, W.Va. (Dec. 16, 2021) — Calwell Luce diTrapano PLLC has announced that seasoned litigator Amanda J. Davis has joined its law practice in Charleston.

“Amanda has earned a reputation of excellence and passion for the law, which makes her a perfect fit to join the relentless legal advocates for justice at Calwell Luce diTrapano,” said the firm’s founder, Stuart Calwell. “Our firm has waged successful battles over the decades against corporate giants such as Monsanto, Dow Chemical, and American Water, and Amanda has also masterfully handled complex state and federal jury trials for people who have been harmed by others.” Calwell said she is also a formidable opponent in resolving legal disputes through mediation and settlement negotiations. “We are excited to welcome her to our team.”

Davis said she was fully aware of Calwell Luce diTrapano’s long history of triumphs in matters involving plaintiff litigation. “When an opportunity presents itself to join forces with other lawyers who share similar values, integrity, compassion, and ambitions, it’s hard to resist,” said Davis. “My background perfectly aligns with my new colleagues, and I’m ready to hit the ground running with a firm I’ve revered for so long.”

Davis has practiced law in West Virginia since 2003. Her practice at Calwell Luce diTrapano will focus primarily on automobile negligence and large truck accidents, products liability, premises liability – including retail, insurance bad faith and general insurance claims, and claims related to serious injury and wrongful death.

Prior to joining Calwell Luce diTrapano, Davis was a partner with McQueen Davis PLLC in Huntington. She earned her Juris Doctor from Capital University Law School in Columbus and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from West Virginia State College. During her undergraduate education, she worked as a clerk in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia. While practicing law, Davis completed an intensive program at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, which trains participants to master opening statements, direct and cross-examinations, and closing arguments, among other essential courtroom skills for trial attorneys.

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With more than two centuries of combined experience, the lawyers at Calwell Luce diTrapano PLLC practice throughout West Virginia, with some members also licensed in Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Its legal team focuses on personal injury and property damage litigation as well as catastrophic workplace, medical malpractice, and auto accident cases.