New Lenox


Phyllis Roman

Phyllis Roman

Phyllis Roman Bolingbrook, IL Lawyer


General Litigation Profile

  • Over 500 mandatory arbitration hearings
  • Over 45 jury trials as sole trial counsel
  • Prosecution of personal injury cases involving auto accidents, slip and falls
  • Prosecution of workers compensation claims
  • Prosecution and defense of uninsured and underinsured motorist claims
  • Prosecution and defense of breach of contract cases
  • Prosecution and defense of small claims cases
  • Defense of traffic tickets
  • Defense of debt collection cases
  • 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 Affiliation

Law Degree: DePaul University College of Law Chicago, IL

  • Graduated in 2011 with a J.D.
  • Dean's list: Fall 2008, Spring 2010 and Spring 2011.
  • CALI Awards: Trial Advocacy II and International Moot Court
  • Order of Barristers, DePaul Chapter, inducted May 2011
  • Semi-Finalist Midwest Regional Commercial Arbitration Competition, 2009


  • Lipkin & Higgins, Chicago, IL - January 2010 - November 2011
  • DePaul University College of Law, Research Assistant: 2010-2011

Undergraduate Degree: Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA

  • Graduated in 2008 with a B.A..
  • Major: Political Science and Dance
  • Dean's list: 12 trimesters, 2004-2008

Volunteer and Community Involvement

  • Vice President and Case Manager, St. Vincent DePaul Society
  • St. Scholastica, Woodridge, IL, Contemporary Ensemble
  • Member Chamber630, Bolingbrook Chamber of Commerce, New Lenox Chamber of Commerce, and Crest Hill Chamber of Commerce
  • Director, Chamber630 - 2013-2019
  • Secretary of Executive Board of Directors, Chamber630 - 2014-2017
  • Past President, Exchange Club of DuPage County
  • Illinois Legal Aid, Chicago, IL, LiveHelp, Operator - 2010 - 2011
  • Chicago Bar Association, Chicago, IL, Charity Events, Dealer- 2008-2015
  • St. James Church, Rockford, IL, Guitar Group, Flautist-1997-2008

Current Town of Residence

  • Crest Hill, Illinois