Manuel A. Romero
Vice-President, 2nd District
Manuel A. Romero of Brooklyn (Manuel A. Romero, P.C.,) has been elected to serve as vice-president for the Second District of the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).
Romero received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University and earned his law degree from New York Law School.
Romero is the principal and senior trial attorney in his own law firm, Manuel A. Romero, P.C., where he has concentrated on plaintiffs' personal injury cases, from inception to trial. He currently serves as the chairman of the New York State Grievance Committee for the 2nd, 11th and 13th Judicial Districts. The committee handles attorney discipline in Kings, Queens and Richmond Counties.
Active in the State Bar for 26 years, Romero has been a member of the House of Delegates since 2002. He is a member of the Trial Lawyers Section and its Executive Committee; the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section; the Committee on Minorities in the Profession, the Committee on and Diversity and Leadership Development, and the Committee to Review Judicial Nominations. He is a fellow of the New York Bar Foundation.
Romero is a past president of the Brooklyn Bar Association and was its first Latino president. He was appointed by former Chief Judge of the State of New York Judith S. Kaye to the 2nd District Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commission in 2007. Romero also is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, the Puerto Rican Bar Association, as well as a director of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.