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Advanced Records Center Staff Attorney

Kathryn Romo

Kathryn Romo is an attorney with Best Best & Krieger’s Advanced Records Center (ARC), where she combines her legal experience with the firm’s cutting-edge technology to provide efficient and effective support for public records and e-Discovery requests. 

Before joining BBK, Kathryn was deputy county counsel in the Special Litigation and Advisory Services Division of the Office of County Counsel for Riverside County, California. She was responsible for representing the county in litigation matters at the trial and appellate levels, including public nuisance abatement, elections, tax, contract and animal services cases. She also advised the county about issues related to California’s Political Reform Act, amended the Riverside County Conflict of Interest Code, and researched and drafted memoranda on campaign contribution regulations. Kathryn also clerked for the Office of County Counsel, where she drafted memoranda on the Brown Act, attorney-client privilege, local election laws and governmental tort liability.

While in law school, Kathryn was an intern at the School District of Philadelphia, Temple Legal Aid Clinic, Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, the Sheller Center for Social Justice, as well as the Riverside County Office of County Counsel. Additionally, Kathryn spent a semester abroad studying international law at Comillas Pontifical University in Madrid, Spain. She also served as Co-President of the Student Public Interest Network and was an active member in the Latin American Law Students Association.

In her free time, Kathryn enjoys a variety of hobbies including photography and calligraphy, as well as spending time with family and friends. 

Accolades
  • Rubin Presser Honor Society Member
  • Equal Justice America Fellow, 2019
  • Conwell Scholar
Thought Leadership

Presentations

  • "The PRA's Great Balancing Act: Recent Cases Involving the Section 6255 'Catch All'" Law Seminar International Annual Seminar on Public Records Act Litigation, Nov. 9, 2023 

Education & Admissions

Education
Temple University Beasley School of Law
J.D.
University of California, Irvine
B.A., political science and Chicano/Latino studies
Bar Admissions
California

Languages

English

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