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Calwell, Jr., W. Stuart

Stuart Calwell is a founding member of The Calwell Practice, LC, and formed a new alliance on January 1, 2019, becoming Calwell Luce diTrapano PLLC. Stuart has more than 40 years of experience and is admitted to state and federal courts in West Virginia and New York as well as the United States Supreme Court. His practice areas include asbestos litigation, environmental law, toxic torts, personal injury, medical malpractice, and labor law. In addition to being a dedicated jurist, Stuart is an author who has published several articles and papers about personal injury and workplace accidents.

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, 1974
  • New York, 2004
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • J.D., West Virginia University, 1974
  • A.B., Marshall University, 1970

Reported Cases

  • Allen v. Monsanto Co., U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4204 (2006)
  • Bogges v. Monsanto Co., 829 F.d 34 (1987)
  • Grant v. Monsanto Co., 151 F.R.D. 285 (1993)
  • In re Flood Litig., 216 W. Va. 534 (2004)
  • In re Prempro Prods. Liab. Litig., U.S. Dist. LEXIS 47573 (2010)
  • In re W. Va. Asbestos Litig., 215 W. Va. 39 (2003)
  • International Union of Operating Eng'rs, Local No. 132, Health & Welfare Fund v. Phillip Morris, U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21097 (1999)
  • Molever, et. al. v. Levenson, et. al., Fed. Sec. L. Rep. (CCH) P 95.538 (1976)
  • Molever v. Levenson, 539 F.2d 996 (1976)
  • Oken v. Monsanto Co., 218 F. Supp. 2d 1361 (2002)
  • Oken v. Monsanto Co., 419 F.3d 1312 (2005)
  • United States v. Haley, 669 F.2d 201 (1982)
  • Watson v. Appalachian Power Co., 934 F. Supp. 191 (1996)
  • Mandolidis v. Elkins Indus., 161 W. Va. 695 (1978)

Publications

  • "How to Handle a Dioxin Case," Mathew Bender Guide to Toxic Torts, 1988
  • "Exposure to Toxic Chemicals-An Unfamiliar Risk in the Railroad Workplace," Journal of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees, Vol. 95, No. 2, 1986
Law Firm: Calwell Luce diTrapano PLLC
Practice Area:
Address: 500 Randolph Street
City / State / ZIP: Charleston West Virginia 25302
Website: https://www.cldlaw.com
Email: scalwell@cldlaw.com
Phone: 304.343.4323
ASLA Membership State: West Virginia
Law School: West Virginia University
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