Toussaint Romain BIO

Toussaint RomainToussaint Romain serves as an Assistant Public Defender, an Adjunct Professor, and is actively involved in his community.

First, Toussaint serves as a public defender representing indigent clients charged as Habitual Felons. He has handled cases that range from murder to drugs. Second, Toussaint also teaches as an Adjunct Professor at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte (UNCC), where he leads students in Constitutional Law and Mass Incarceration courses.

Toussaint’s current civic involvement include: (i) Member of the Charlotte Human Trafficking Taskforce;
(ii) Chair of the Young Lawyer’s Division for the North Carolina Advocates for Justice; (iii) Board of Trustee for Trinity Pawling – a private All-Boys high school in New York; (iv) Board Member at Anuvia Drug Treatment & Prevention Center; (v) Member of National Association for Public Defense – Racial Justice Committee; (vi) Member of YNCA’s Diversity Inclusion Global Initiative; and (vii) as Board Chair for PRIDE Magazine African American Educational Non-Profit organization.

Most importantly, Toussaint hosts monthly leadership training programs at a federal prison, a local youth detention center and is creating a similar program at Turning Point Academy, CMS’ Alternative School.

Toussaint earned his BA from UNCC where he was a Conference USA Track & Field champion and student leader. Prior to earning his law degree from Regent University in 2007, Toussaint worked for federal prosecutors, judges, large firms and U.S. Senator John Edwards. He also studied at the European Court for Human Rights, in Strasbourg France.

Toussaint has received numerous awards and recognitions from a variety of diverse organizations. He has spoken locally, regionally and nationally on issues of leadership and race. Additionally, he is often sought to teach other lawyers on a variety of legal issues. He is married with three children and has a beagle named Caicos.