Joseph L. Romano B.A., LL.B.
Joseph is the founding member of Romano Law Firm. He has dedicated his law career to helping victims of serious personal injury and motor vehicle accidents. Joseph takes a client-first approach to the practice of law. He assists in every way possible for the rehabilitation of his clients. He prides himself in the fearless pursuit of maximum monetary recovery for his clients. A graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School, Joseph has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario with success. He instills a hard work ethic, based on loyalty, trust, and honesty for his law firm. Joseph is proud of his legal team and its ability to service its clients.
Phone: 416-661-0359, Ext. 3201
Tiziana A. Romano B.A., LL.B.
Tiziana Romano is a lawyer at Romano Law Firm. She focuses her practice primarily on serious personal injury cases. Tiziana previously practiced law at a top-rated downtown personal injury boutique law firm for over 11 years; where she gained a wealth of experience in a wide range of personal injury and medical malpractice areas of litigation. Tiziana was called to the Ontario Bar in 2005. She has since spent her entire career focused on representing her injured clients at trials, mediations and hearings, the Canada Pension Plan Appeals Tribunal, the ODSP Tribunal and the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board. As well, Tiziana has extensive experience in guardianship applications for clients who are no longer able to manage their financial affairs, as well as guardianship applications for minors. Tiziana graduated with an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School. Tiziana is fluent in Italian.
Phone: 416-661-0359, Ext. 3202
Frank Comella Hon B.A., LL.B.
Frank was called to the Bar in Ontario in 1998. He has been a member of Romano Law Firm since January 2016. Frank represents clients in a variety of personal injury and insurance-related claims, including motor vehicle accidents, accident benefits claims, slip and falls, product liability, disability and life insurance claims. For nearly 20 years, Frank’s practice has been devoted solely to representing victims of accidents. His no-nonsense and straightforward approach has resulted in millions of dollars of settlements for his clients over the years. Frank has appeared before various levels of court in Ontario, including the Superior Court of Justice, Superior Court, FSCO and the Licencing Appeals Tribunal.
Phone: 416-661-0359, Ext. 3207
Nisarg Munshi BSEE, LL.B.
Nisarg received his LL.B from the University of Windsor and was subsequently called to the bar of Ontario. Prior to law school, Nisarg completed his Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Over the past few years, Nisarg has concentrated his law practice to personal injury litigation, assisting plaintiffs in recovering damages for injuries sustained in areas such as motor vehicle collisions, slips and falls, nursing home negligence etc. Nisarg has represented clients at the Superior court of Justice and at proceedings before the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, and the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board.
Phone: 416-661- 0359, Ext. 3205
Patrick D’Aloisio Hons B.A., J.D.
Since his call to the Bar, Patrick has practiced in plaintiff personal injury law and civil litigation matters, including motor vehicle accident claims, slip and falls, product liability matters, dog bites, and disability claims. Patrick has appeared before The Superior Court of Justice, The Financial Services Commission of Ontario, The LAT, The Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, and various other tribunals. He takes great pride in advocating for injured plaintiffs and obtaining the best results possible for his clients. He is also practicing Residential Real Estate Law and provides his clients with prompt and thorough service. When he is not working, Patrick enjoys spending time with his family and he is an avid sports fan with a particular interest in soccer, hockey, football and basketball.
Phone: 416-661-0359, Ext. 3215
Gabriella Ruta, B.A., LL.B.
Gabriella Ruta has over a decade of serious trial experience, successfully defending criminal charges ranging from theft to murder in the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice. Gabriella obtained her Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School. Gabriella is a determined advocate, focused on achieving optimal results for her clients; regardless of the nature of the charge. She has extensive courtroom experience and can assist at any stage of the matter from bail hearing to trial, with or without a jury.
Phone: 416-661-0359, Ext. 3221
John Venneri, B.A. LL.B.
John Venneri is an associate lawyer at Romano Law Firm. He maintains a sophisticated solicitor-based practice in the areas of corporate/commercial law, tax, franchising, wills, powers of attorney, estate planning, and trusts. Prior to commencing his legal studies at Osgoode Hall in Toronto, John studied both economics and chartered accountancy at the University of Waterloo and was placed at a multi-national accounting firm in Toronto as part of his co-op program. Following his articles at a Bay Street boutique law firm specializing in business law and tax, he was called to the Ontario Bar in 2003 and worked as a senior associate in the tax department of a multi-national accounting firm in Hamilton. Since then, he has been practicing law primarily in Hamilton. The number of lawyers who practice business law, personal planning AND tax law in Ontario is quite small, given the specialized nature of these disciplines. John is one of these few lawyers who can apply the tax laws in both business and personal matters. By using corporations, trusts, wills and other legal means, John has developed the expertise to be able to reduce taxes, reduce potential liability and protect assets.
Naguena Alingary, B.A. (Hon), J.D., J.D.
Naguena joined the firm as a lawyer in 2018 following her call to the bar. She is a graduate of the Dual J.D. program at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Naguena also obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Health and Psychology from the University of Toronto. Prior to joining the firm, Naguena completed her articles at a prominent personal injury and commercial litigation boutique firm in Toronto where she gained exposure to various aspects of civil litigation. While attending law school, Naguena volunteered at the Community Legal Aid Clinic, served as President of the Health Law Club, and was a member of both the formal and social committee. In her spare time, Naguena enjoys cooking, watching soccer, and spending time with her family. Naguena is fluent in Pashto and has working knowledge of Dari and French.
Phone: 416-661-0359, Ext. 3213
Ladan Abdihakim, Law Clerk, Legal Assistant to Patrick D’Aloisio
Ladan Abdihakim has been a Law Clerk for over five years, and has extensive experience in Civil Procedure, Accident Benefits, Small Claims and Real Estate matters. She is devoted to assisting her clients’ in the litigation process as well as supporting their journeys to recovery. Ladan prides herself in providing empathetic support and understanding while ensuring client satisfaction and achieving maximum results for them. Ladan enjoys participating in seminars and training to keep up with the changes in the SABS, civil procedure and the development of her professional skills. In her personal time, Ladan is devoted to giving back to the community, especially with at-risk youth. She also enjoys exploring different cultures and is an avid traveller. Ladan is fluent in Somali.
Phone: 416-661-0359, Ext. 321
Maya Sborovsky, Licenced Paralegal
Prior to joining Romano Law Firm, Maya worked at a smaller firm in Toronto where she gained experience in personal injury. Maya is a graduate with Honour of the Court & Tribunal Agent Diploma from Seneca College where she also received her Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution. She is a licensed paralegal with the Law Society of Upper Canada and assists Nisarg Munshi. Maya is fluent in Russian and Hebrew.
Phone: 416-661-0359, Ext. 3206
Nefesia Octave, Law Clerk, Legal Assistant to Tiziana Romano
Nefesia brings over five years of personal injury experience to her role as a Law Clerk at Romano Law Firm. She graduated with Honours from the Law Clerk Program at Humber College and is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and Political Science at the University of Toronto. Nefesia is passionate about advocating for her clients to ensure they receive the necessary medical support and the maximum compensation in the process of their recovery. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her family and friends.
Phone: 416-661-0359, Ext. 3222
Sabrina Romano, Accident Benefit Clerk
Sabrina joined Romano Law Firm in 2006 after completing her Legal Administrative Program at Seneca College. Since joining the firm, Sabrina has been a part of the Accident Benefit Department where she has helped hundreds of clients receive proper care and benefits. Sabrina continues to provide knowledge, compassion, and support for her clients.
Mohsin Watto, Public Relations Director
Mohsin is a valuable member of Romano Law Firm. He is responsible for client activities, charity events, and community service. We are extremely proud of Mohsin, as he has competed successfully in various national and international paraplegic table tennis competition events, winning gold, silver and bronze medals. Mohsin has developed an extensive network of sophisticated media relations and campaigns. Mohsin specializes in promoting the human side of the serious injuries that have occurred from traumatizing motor vehicle crashes. His narratives are truly touching.
Mary Pizzuti, Office Manager
With Mary’s extensive organizational and bookkeeping background, she joined Romano Law Firm wishing to expand her field of expertise. In her role as Office Manager she uses her relevant skills in assisting the partnership in the implementation and maintenance of internal control systems & procedures, budgetary planning & forecasting, operational planning, in addition to overseeing the firm’s staff.