A. Roy DeCaro has tried more than 200 jury trials during his legal career, first as a prosecutor and now as a civil attorney. He has achieved on behalf of his clients over a dozen verdicts in excess of $1,000,000.00. As a prosecutor, he persuaded juries to convict murderers, drug dealers, motorcycle gang members, organized crime figures, corrupt police officers and corrupt public officials. As a trial lawyer, Roy has represented those who have been seriously injured or killed by others’ negligence, including those injured due to medical error, unsafe products, or negligent drivers. He often is asked to mediate and arbitrate cases. He has been called upon to serve on several Blue Ribbon Panels including panels to recommend institutional changes in the Philadelphia Police Department and the Philadelphia Criminal Court System. He is an adjunct Law Professor at Villanova Law Sdchool teaching Evidence.
For the past few years, Mr. DeCaro has been named a “Super Lawyer” in Philadelphia Magazine, and has been ranked as one of the top 10 lawyers in Pennsylvania. He was named by “Lawdragon” Magazine as one of the 500 best lawyers in the United States. Mr. DeCaro was selected by his peers for inclusion in “Best Lawyers in America,” and selected as that publication’s 2014 “Best Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year” for Philadelphia.
Mr. DeCaro is a member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, American College of Trial Lawyers and the American Board of Trial Advocates.