10780 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 460
Los Angeles, California 90025

Dr. Romanoff is a highly regarded psychologist with more than twenty-seven years of experience in conducting forensic psychological evaluations. During this time he has completed more than twenty-five hundred psychological evaluations in a wide variety of criminal and civil matters. He has worked extensively in both federal and state courts. Dr. Romanoff specializes in conducting comprehensive evaluations aimed at uncovering and clearly explaining relevant psychological issues that impact case outcomes. He has extensive experience in evaluating issues associated with competency, trauma, malingering, dangerousness and sanity. He also has extensive experience in conducting evaluations and producing reports that focus on the presentation of mitigating factors for purposes of sentencing, and these reports have often led to dramatic improvements in overall case outcome. His work is highly regarded by prosecutors and judges, who have often cited his work as an important factor in their decision to deviate from a more severe sentence. Jury testimony is provided in down to earth language that is crafted to provide clear and compelling descriptions of relevant issues. Dr. Romanoff strives to adhere to all relevant ethical guidelines, and to maintain objectivity, in a manner that ultimately maximizes his credibility to the relevant trier of fact.

Dr. Romanoff earned his Ph.D. in clinical and cognitive psychology in 1984 from the University of Illinois. He completed a residency in clinical psychology at Northwestern University Medical Center and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. In addition to his work as a forensic psychologist, he has also provided direct psychological services in a variety of inpatient and outpatient clinical settings, and has also participated in groundbreaking research that helped to improve our current understanding regarding the development of aggression. Since 1987, Dr. Romanoff has been involved in supervising and teaching efforts at UCLA, where he currently serves as an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychology. Dr. Romanoff has also lectured and published in the areas of ethics and psychological assessment.