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Seth Raven Carroll
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Seth Raven Carroll

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Workers Compensation

About Me

Seth Carroll focuses his practice on representing clients and their families who have suffered catastrophic on-the-job injuries, other serious injuries, or death. He also represents those who have been discriminated against or deprived of their constitutional rights. Seth has tried to verdict or settled numerous personal injury, discrimination, and workers’ compensation cases. He has successfully represented his clients against companies of all sizes, including large multinational corporations.


 


In addition to handling a large number of catastrophic cases, he has administrative experience in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, and the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission. Seth has litigated cases at all levels of Virginia state court and has litigation experience in federal court in both the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia. Additionally, Seth has experience in appellate work at both the Virginia Court of Appeals and the Virginia Supreme Court.





Seth is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States and whose membership is limited to attorneys who have won million dollar verdicts and settlements. He also is an active member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and has lectured at legal conferences on topics ranging from employment discrimination to workers’ compensation.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Civil Rights: 35%
  2. Personal Injury: 35%
  3. Workers Compensation: 30%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (20-40%), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

30 total 

  • Benjamin Martin Andrews

    I worked with Seth for nearly three years, and continue to collaborate with him on more complex cases. He is one of the most knowledgeable and tenacious attorneys I know. I unequivocally endorse Seth.

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    Benjamin Andrews Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Joseph Marshall Hughes

    Seth Carroll is an innovative lawyer and excels at using technology to enhance each of his cases. He recently presented on the use of cutting edge technology in the courtroom at the Winter M&L Legal Marketing and Management seminar. Through his efforts, fellow lawyers will be able to enhance their practice and their ability to represent their clients. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Joseph Hughes Social Security Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Commonwealth Law Group

1506 Staples Mill.
Suite. 202
Richmond, VA, 23230

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
VAAuthorized to practice law200703/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2015
Top ContributorAVVO2015
Reported Settlement - $800,000Virginia Lawyers Weekly2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2014
Top ContributorAVVO2014
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2013
Top ContributorAVVO2013
Top Settlements of 2012 (#34)Virginia Lawyers Weekly2013
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2012
Reported Settlement - $1,500,000Virginia Lawyers Weekly2012
Excellence in Labor and Employment RelationsKruchko & Fries Award2007
Departmental Honors - HistoryClemson University2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerCommonwealth Law Group2014 - Present
AssociateGregory Kaplan2009 - 2009
LawyerGeoff McDonald & Associates2009 - 2014
AssociateLeClairRyan2007 - 2008

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Association for JusticeN/A2015 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationN/A2014 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Long Term CareN/A2014 - Present
Federal Bar Association, Younger Lawyers DivisionN/A2014 - Present
Super LawyersRising Star2014 - Present
Million Dollar AdvocatesN/A2012 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Virginia State BarN/A2007 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Wella v. Baker (Virginia Court of Appeals)Affirmed for injured worker.
Confidential - Personal Injury$1,500,000.00 judicial mediation settlement
Dog Bite Award$450,000, reduced to $300,000 by agreement.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
LR Labor & Employement Law NewsbriefThe "Workplace Bully" Lands More Than a Trip to the Principal's Office2008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
William & Mary Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Clemson UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2004

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Washington, DC Regional Trial Advocacy CompetitionPresiding Judge2015
Advanced Workers Compensation RetreatCompensable Consequences2012