The Honorable Gregorio Roman

Los Angeles County Superior Court, Department 005


The Hon. Gregorio Roman is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench in 2013 by former governor Jerry Brown. He filled the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Rose Hom (Ret.).

He is a registered Democrat.

Judge Roman received his B.A. from Yale University in 1981. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law in 1986.

After graduating from law school, Roman began his legal career as a clerk for the law firm of Lewis, D'Amato, Brisbois, and Bisgaard. He later joined the law firm as an associate and practiced with the firm until 1989.

He entered the public arena in that same year, joining the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office as a deputy district attorney.

After two years with the D.A.'s office, Roman served a brief stint as an associate at Lum, Roberts, and Gutierrez in 1991, before joining the Los Angeles County Public Defender's Office that same year.

Roman served as a deputy public defender until 1994, when he left to join the Los Angeles County Alternate Public Defender's Office, first as a deputy alternate public defender, and then ultimately becoming a senior trial attorney. He was serving in that capacity at the time of his appointment to the Superior Court in 2013.

In 2018, The USC Latino Law Students Association honored Roman with the Judge Armendariz Award for his work in the community.

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