The Game Changer in Trial Advocacy Education
Charlotte, NC
June 3-5, 2018
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August 26-28, 2018
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November 7-9, 2024

John F. Romano, Esq.

West Palm Beach, FL

John Romano is a senior partner at Romano Law Group, in West Palm Beach, FL. He is board-certified as a civil trial advocate by both the Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

He is a member of the Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame and one of America’s most sought after speakers about all aspects of trials. He is the Past President of The National Trial Lawyers, The Melvin Belli Society, The Southern Trial Lawyers Association and The Florida Justice Association. He is a former Chairman of the ATLA National College of Advocacy. Mr. Romano is the editor of the book The Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit.

He was chosen to Florida Trend Magazine’s 2006 and 2007 “Legal Elite” naming Florida’s top 1.5 percent of lawyers as chosen by his peers; named one of Florida’s 2006 – 2017 (every year) “Super Lawyers.” He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the former Chairman of the ATLA Criminal Law Section.

John Romano has authored dozens of publications on litigation and trial advocacy, and he is the author of the textbook Strategic Use of Circumstantial Evidence, published by the Michie Company, and editor/co-author of the textbook Depositions (in Florida), published by Knowles Law Book Publishing Company. He is also the author of two books, The Deposition Field Manual, published in July 2002 by PESI Law Publications, and Opening Statement: Winning the Jury, published in 2004 by PESI Law Publications.

Mr. Romano has litigated or gone to trial in virtually every type of civil and criminal case, including first degree murder, solicitation to commit first degree murder, armed robbery, medical malpractice, product liability, patent infringement, tort of outrage, automobile negligence, premises liability, defamation of character, and more.

John Romano is also a co-founder of Vive Verde, Inc., a firm devoted to the design and construction of environmentally friendly, green, “LEED-certified” and “living” office buildings for law firms.

John Romano previously served as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps. He resides in West Palm Beach, Florida, with his wife, Nancy, and their family includes son, Eric, his wife, Paige, their daughter, Emma, and sons, Braden and Cameron; son, Todd, and his wife, Sarah, and their daughters, Ava and Mae, and son, William; son, Chad, and his wife, Jenell, and their sons, Collin and Evan; and son, Ryan, and his wife, Sonja, and their daughters, Kennah and Lyndal, and son, Tieran.