Lylian Romero

Lylian Romero

Lylian Romero is an associate attorney at Brown Law. She was recently named a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for 2019. She handles a variety of cases, including state and federal criminal defense and civil matters. Lylian joined the firm in 2015 after serving as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Karen C. Friedman in the Baltimore City Circuit Court.

Lylian graduated with honors from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in 2014. While in law school, she was an active member of the Student Bar Association, serving as both the Class President of the evening class and the Treasurer of the Latin Law Students Association (LLSA). Lylian also represented indigent defendants at bail review hearings while working as a student attorney in the school’s Access to Justice clinic.

Lylian brings a diverse background and fresh perspective to the firm. She moved to Baltimore from Miami, FL, in 2010, when she decided to go to law school. She is a first-generation American of Argentine descent and speaks fluent Spanish.

Education

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (J.D., 2014 cum laude)
Florida International University (B.S., 2007)

Bar Admission

Maryland, 2014

WHAT OUR clients say

J.N. (FORMER CLIENT)

“This firm is extremely good at what it does and offers an excellent professional relationship with clients by making them feel at ease even in the most dire situations. The firm rose high above my expectations…”

BROWN LAW in the spotlight

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.

Maryland’s Juvenile Restoration Act Gives Young Offenders Relief From Long Prison Sentences

On October 1, 2021, a breakthrough law will take effect that could grant early prison release for juvenile offenders serving long sentences. The measure is one of Maryland’s most significant criminal justice reforms in recent memory. The Juvenile Restoration Act, or JRA, lets state courts reduce sentences for people who committed a crime as a…

Federal Compassionate Release Full Steam Ahead with McCoy Decision

In recent decades, there has existed a resounding finality to federal prison sentences. Once a sentence was imposed – no matter how unfair it may have been – it was virtually impossible to get it reduced. Federal law often tied the hands of judges, and forced them to impose punishment that was vastly disproportionate to…

Brown Law Wins Compassionate Release for Corey Riley

We are trying to get inmates out of unsafe prisons and jail one at a time. Today we won compassionate release for Corey Riley, who was incarcerated in California’s Lompoc prison complex. Lompoc has one of the highest rates of COVID-19 infection in the country. By some measures, half of the inmates there have been…

COVID-19 Demonstrates Arbitrariness of Justice System

Since the COVID-19 pandemic has ground the criminal justice system to a virtual halt, there has been a chorus of calls – at both the local and national levels – for prisons to reduce their inmate populations. This is based on science: there are few places more susceptible to the spread of the virus than…