PRBA President 1997 – 1998
Complete devotion to public service. This best describes Nelson Román’s career. From his early years as a New York City Police Officer to his rapid ascension within the court system, Nelson Román has never wavered in his belief that he who serves the public provides a much needed and invaluable service.
In 1982, a very young Nelson Román joined the New York City Police Department, where he dutifully served his Bronx community for almost eight years. While working full-time, he concomitantly attended Brooklyn Law School, graduating in 1989.