Charles Romaker (Lead Attorney)

Charles Romaker is the owner and principal lawyer of The Romaker Law Firm. Over the years, Charles has litigated numerous motor vehicle cases, medical malpractice cases, slip and fall cases, and hundreds of workers' compensation cases.



Using unique strategies and theories, Charles has successfully litigated personal injury matters with verdicts and settlements up to $1 to almost $4 million. In addition Mr. Romaker has obtained workers’ compensation settlements up $400, 00 and $500,000 and over 100 cases with settlements higher than $200,000.



Before starting his career as a lawyer, Charles Romaker studied abroad in Madrid (Spain) and obtained a bachelor’s degree in Education and a Master’s Degree in Linguistics and ESL, and taught high school for eight years before attending The John Marshall Law School. At JMLS, Mr. Romaker was a published member of the JMLS Law Review. He also participated in the International Law Moot Court and Insurance Law Moot Court programs. For recreation, Charles has completed numerous triathlons as well as 5k and 10k races.


School name Major Degree Graduated
John Marshall Law School, Chicago Law JD – Juris Doctor 1992
Eastern Michigan University ESL &Linguistics MA – Masters 1985
Bowling Green State University Spanish Education BA – Bachelor of Arts 1980


Publication name Title Date
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Broken rule ‘doesn’t bar’ compensation 2006
John Marshall Law Review Changing the World Economies: A Model for Applying United States Countervailing Duty Law to Exported Products from a Unified Germany 1991


Award name Grantor Date granted
Vanguard Award Chicago Bar Association 2010
President Puerto Rican Bar Association 2010-2011

Association name

Position name Duration
Illinois State Bar Association Member 1995 to present
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Member 2000 to present
Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association Member 1995 to present
Puerto Rican Bar Association President 2010 – 2012

Chicago Bar Association      Member  1995 to present