Erika Lynn Roman
Ms. Roman has been practicing law since December 2001, representing clients before the Immigration Courts, Board of Immigration Appeals, and the Department of Homeland Security in Los Angeles, California. Ms. Roman received her Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), graduating cum laude. She is a member of the California State Bar.
Ms. Roman was born in Los Angeles, California. Her grandfather served in World War II and was a prisoner of war for many years. He shared with her the struggle to liberate oppressed peoples and explained how her own family immigrated to this country. Ms. Roman’s uncle was an Immigration Judge and often told her stories about the importance of honoring all cultures and the hope of keeping families together. Ms. Roman is known for tackling challenging cases and achieving successful results, even in the most difficult cases. She never gives up and finds creative solutions to provide relief.
Ms. Roman represents clients in removal proceedings in Immigration Courts all over the country in applications for asylum, cancellation of removal, waivers and motions to reopen. She also handles all types of visas, including artist visas, employer sponsored visas, family-based immigration cases and applications for adjustment of status, consular processing, and naturalization. She represents clients weekly before United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Ms. Roman also specializes in cases before the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
On the weekends, Ms. Roman enjoys spending time with her family, trying new cuisines and playing tennis. She loves to travel, and has studied abroad in Europe and China.