Phyllis Roman

General Litigation Profile

  • Over 500 mandatory arbitration hearings
  • Over 50 jury trials as sole trial counsel
  • Over 25 bench trials as sole trial counsel
  • Prosecution of personal injury cases involving auto accidents, slip and falls
  • Prosecution and defense of uninsured and underinsured motorist claims
  • Prosecution and defense of breach of contract cases
  • Prosecution and defense of small claims cases
  • Prosecution and defense of general civil litigation claims
  • Defense of traffic tickets
  • Defense of debt collection cases
  • Prosecution of workers compensation claims
  • Prosecution and defense of post judgment actions, including
    citations to discover assets, wage garnishments, non-wage
    garnishments, and bank citations
  • Has handled cases in the following Illinois counties: Will, Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, Kankakee, DeKalb, Kendall, Winnebago, Grundy, and Rock Island.

Professional Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA)
  • Dupage County Bar Association (DCBA)
  • Will County Bar Association


  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. – 2011
    • Honors: Dean’s list: Fall 2008, Spring 2010 and Spring 2011.
    • Honors: CALI Awards: Trial Advocacy II and International Moot Court
    • Honors: Order of Barristers, DePaul Chapter, inducted May 2011
    • Honors: Semi-Finalist Midwest Regional Commercial Arbitration Competition, 2009
  • Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA
    • B.A. – 2008
    • Honors: Dean’s list: 12 trimesters, 2004-2008
    • Major: Political Science and Dance

Volunteer and Community Involvement

  • President, Vice President and Case Manager, St. Vincent DePaul Society, St Scholastica
  • St. Scholastica, Woodridge, IL, Contemporary Ensemble
  • United Way of Will County Board Member
  • Director, Chamber630 – 2013-2019
  • Secretary of Executive Board of Directors, Chamber630 – 2014-
  • Past President, Exchange Club of DuPage County
  • Illinois Legal Aid, Chicago, IL, LiveHelp, Operator – 2010 – 2011
  • Chicago Bar Association, Chicago, IL, Charity Events, Dealer- 2008-
  • St. James Church, Rockford, IL, Guitar Group, Flautist-1997-2008


  • Designated by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” 2013 and 2020-2023.

Practice Areas