Barbara Roman


  • Focuses on divorce and family law including child custody, support and related business issues
  • Believes a resolution should be tailored to the individual needs, desires and personalities of the participants
  • Skilled, aggressive courtroom advocate
  • Helps clients through stressful litigation by keeping them informed and involved
  • Strong advocate for mediation to reduce clients’ stress and costs
  • Frequent speaker on various domestic relations and family law topics including divorce, relocation and child custody issues


  • Certified Domestic Relations Mediator
  • Former Managing Attorney of a national legal service plan
  • Assistant Attorney General and Assistant Chief of the Consumer Protection Division; drafted Ohio consumer protection legislation
  • Over 32 years of experience in civil litigation, family law and estate planning

Bar Admissions

  • All Ohio state courts
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio

Memberships & Associations

  • Vice-President of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Trustee of the former Cuyahoga County Bar Association and member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
  • Served on the Steering Committee for the unification of the Cuyahoga County Bar Association and Cleveland Bar Association
  • Trustee of The Center for Principled Family Advocacy (CPFA)
  • Member of the CPFA’s Cleveland Collaborative Practice Group and Mediation Practice Group
  • Member of the American, Ohio State and Ohio Women’s Bar Associations
  • Serves on the Ursuline College Legal Advisory Board
  • Member of the National Association of Women Business Owners


  • The Ohio State University, B.A., 1971
  • Cleveland Marshall College of Law, J.D., 1977

Barbara K. Roman, Esq.
28601 Chagrin Blvd., Suite 500
Cleveland, Ohio 44122
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