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Mr. Romano attended Southern Oregon University (formerly Southern Oregon State College) in Ashland, Oregon and in 1995 earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, with a minor degree in Philosophy. Mr. Romano received his Juris Doctorate at Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon in 1998.


Prior to entering private practice in early 2006, Mr. Romano was a law clerk for the Marion County District Attorney's office and a Deputy District attorney in Klamath, Coos and Deschutes Counties with over seven years experience combined.


Mr. Romano now divides his practice approximately 50/50 handling domestic relations cases (family law & divorce) and criminal defense.


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 34%
    10 years
  2. Divorce: 33%
    10 years
  3. Family: 33%
    10 years



Hourly ($250-300/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Romano Law, P.C.

3052 NW Merchant Way
Suite 106
Bend, OR, 97701-5466

Romano Law, P.C.

111 S.W. Fifth Avenue.
Suite. 3100
Portland, OR, 97204




Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Suspension - Disciplinary
    issued in OR, 2016


    This sanction means the attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of Attendance - DUII ConferenceOregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association2012
Certificate of Attendance - Summer ConferenceNational College of DUI Defense2010
Certificate of Attendance - Las Vegas DUI SeminarNational Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2009
Certificate of CompletionIntoxilyzer 8000 Operator's Course - New Orleans, LA2009
Certificate of Attendance - ABA Family Law SeminarAmerican Bar Association2008
Certified in Standardized Field Sobriety TestingPlatt & Associates2008
Certificate of Attendance - Summer ConferenceNational College for DUI Defense2008
Certificate of Attendance - Annual Summer ConferenceOregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association2007
Certificate of Attendance - Las Vegas DUI SeminarNational Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2007
Certificate of Attendance - DUII SeminarOregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentRomano Law, P.C.2006 - Present
Prosecuting AttorneyDeschutes County2005 - 2006
Prosecuting AttorneyCoos County District Attorney's Office2002 - 2005
Prosecuting AttorneyKlamath County Justice Court2000 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Multnomah County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2007 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2006 - Present
Deschutes County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2005 - Present
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Family Law SectionMember2005 - Present
Oregon State BarMember2000 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Thompson Publishing Group/WestSearch & Seizure2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Southern Oregon UniversityPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1995