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Barbara K. Roman

28601 Chagrin Blvd., Suite 500
Cleveland, Ohio 44122

Phone: 216.831.0042
Fax: 216.831.0542



• 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

• 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Super Lawyer Bar Admissions

• All Ohio state courts

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

Memberships & Associations

• President of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA), 2011-12

• Serves on Advisory Council on Diversity Initiatives, Ohio State Bar Association

• Ex Officio Trustee, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation (CMBF)

• 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

• Former Trustee of The Center for Principled Family Advocacy (CPFA)

• Member of the CPFA’s Cleveland Collaborative Practice Group and Mediation Practice Group

• Founding member of the Cleveland Academy of Collaborative Professionals (CACP)

• 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

• Served on the Domestic Relations Task Force of the Ohio Supreme Court, 2014


• The Ohio State University, B.A., 1971

• Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., 1977


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