John Romero joined Jeff Roberts & Associates in 2016 as a Case Manager while attending the Nashville School of Law. He assists Jeff in file management, helping keep the firm’s client cases moving through the system to finalize successful outcomes.
John was born in Savannah, Georgia. His father is retired from the military and his mother is a high school Spanish teacher. In 1999, John moved to Clarksville, Tennessee from Germany. He is an alumni of Rossview High School. Upon graduation, he attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and graduated Summa Cum Laude, with a major in History, and minors in Spanish and Anthropology. He moved to Knoxville, Tennessee where he worked for a mortgage company until he decided to attend law school.
During his time at Nashville School of Law, John volunteers his time with the Nashville School of Law Legal Aid Society. He has been the communications director since 2018. John prefers to focus his time with Criminal Expungement Clinics. He is also a member of the Steering Committee for Nashville Community Influencers which was created to implement Tennessee’s first Diversionary Court for ages 18-30 named C.A.R.E. (Creating Avenues for Restoration & Empowerment). John was also elected to represent his class on the Honor Counsel since 2018. In June of 2018, John had the privilege of attending the week long course at Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College Defense of the Damned in Wyoming.
In his free time, John enjoys running, golfing, and traveling. He also likes the Nashville scene for its live music. Some of his favorite bands include Phish and Widespread Panic. John has a Great Pyrenees dog named Rutherford.
John will graduate from the Nashville School of Law in May of 2020 and anticipates taking the July 2020 Bar Exam.