Seth Roman

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Areas of Practice

Civil Litigation

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Phone: (508) 771-4210

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What Makes Him Different.

Attorney Seth Roman, partner at Carter DeYoung and former Assistant District Attorney for Barnstable county specializes in Civil Litigation, Personal Injury and Criminal Defense. Seth Roman is a lawyer who takes cases before a judge and jury which means he is a litigator, or courtroom trial attorney. He handles tort (wrongful acts), negligence and personal injury cases, criminal matters and OUI, (Operating Under the Influence) cases, business, contract and estate disputes, and construction matters.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How important is an attorney’s win/loss record?

Clients occasionally want to know my win/loss record before they hire me. Lawyers sometimes advertise their high success rate, or claim that they have never lost a case.   These types of statistics are meaningless.  If a lawyer always wins, it is probably because he settles most of his cases, drops the client when the case cannot be settled, or does not accept difficult cases.  I look at each case individually, and advise my clients to settle only when it is in their best interest.  I will not hesitate to take a case to trial, even when it is difficult. My job is to put my clients in the best position to win.  If my client loses, it is never for lack of effort or preparation.

The 3 most common questions concern:

(a) qualifications and experience handling similar cases;

(b) the cost of representation; and

(c) if convicted, the extent of punishment they face.

At Carter DeYoung, we utilize a team approach based upon experience.

Two of our attorneys are former criminal prosecutors, and one was a former police officer and FBI agent.  We have longstanding relationships with private investigators and expert witnesses that complement the legal services we provide.

The First Thing We Do

You will be personally greeted and welcomed by a member of our Carter DeYoung staff.  They determine which lawyer in the firm can best help you based on your individual situation and will then schedule a free initial consultation by phone or in person. Clients can work with our office, and in particular, the lawyer, to work out payment plans to ensure representation. At the Law Office of Carter DeYoung, you will find six talented, compassionate lawyers dedicated to their clients, one another, and the communities they serve.


(1) Don’t wait to make a call to find out if you have a case or need legal guidance;

(2) Don’t automatically assume you cannot afford a lawyer;

(3) Don’t fall prey to the belief that you already know the law and your rights.

It will negatively affect you in the long run if you do have a case or need legal representation.  Make the call today at 508-771-4210.

Attorney Roman Case Reviews:

A Lawyer's Perspective: Operating Under the Influence (OUI)


The Town of Falmouth Took My Land!
Motor Vehicle Homicide


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Lawyer Category: Civil LitigationLawyer Tags: Barnstable, Cape Cod, Hyannis, MA, Mass., and Massachusetts

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