James Roman is a dedicated trial attorney who focuses his practice on representing victims who have sustained catastrophic injuries. James brings significant courtroom and trial experience to Hill and Associates, having previously served in the public interest as an Assistant Public Defender. During four years in that role, he was involved in every aspect of litigation – from pretrial hearings through trials – and successfully secured jury and non-jury verdicts on behalf of his clients. He utilizes his trial skills and diverse experience to advocate for the injured and their families.
Prior to joining Hill and Associates, James was an associate with a regional insurance defense firm representing nationally recognized corporations in personal injury, auto accidents, and premises liability cases. This defense experience has given him insight into his opponent’s strategies and tactics, a perspective which to allows him to better serve his clients.
James holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce and Engineering from Drexel University. He earned a Juris Doctor from Temple University’s James E. Beasley School of Law, where he was a certified legal intern for the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office and the Philadelphia Department of Law. James was recognized for Outstanding Oral Argument by Temple Law’s renowned Integrated Trial Advocacy program. Upon graduation, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable James Den Uyl of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Trial Division, through which he gained appreciation for the inner workings of a trial courtroom.
James is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and the United States District Court of New Jersey. In his free time, James enjoys hiking and running with his wife, Jillian. As a musician and former college radio DJ, James also enjoys attending concerts throughout Philadelphia.
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