Romas Mockaitis

Romas Mockaitis

Oswego, Illinois

Licensed to practice since 2005, Romas has over 10 years of trial experience as a former DuPage County Assistant State's Attorney. He has tried more than 300 trials, and has argued more than 1,000 contested hearings.

As an Assistant State's Attorney, Romas has tried many felony and misdemeanor cases, including Murder, Sex Assault, Financial Crimes, Burglary, Aggravated Battery, Domestic Battery, DUI, and traffic offenses. He was also a member of the DuPage Crash and Accident Reconstruction Team (DUCART), assisting investigating officers at accident scenes with legal issues as they related to crashes involving great bodily injury or death. Specific specialized unit assignments included Financial Crimes and Public Integrity, Felony Review, and Sexual Violence/Child Protection.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Drug Crimes
  • DUI Defense
  • Theft And Property Crimes
  • Traffic Offenses
  • Violent Crimes
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Administration And Litigation
  • Real Estate Transactions


  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, DeKalb, Illinois
    • J.D. cum laude - 2005
  • Northern Illinois University
    • M.B.A. - 2004
  • Northern Illinois University
    • B.S. - 2001
    • Major: Marketing

Published Works

  • Co-author, fMRI in the Courtroom, Association of Government Attorneys in Capital Litigation – Annual Conference, June, 2011


  • Co-presenter, The Prolonged and Complex Case, National District Attorney’s Association conference on Prosecuting Homicide Cases, March 6, 2010 - March 11, 2010
  • Medical Marijuana and Concealed Carry Case Law Update, DuPage County Crash and Accident Reconstruction Team Quarterly Meeting, Wheaton, IL, 2013 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Board of Directors’ Trial Advocacy Award for Excellence in Litigation of Capital Cases, Association of Government Attorneys in Capital Litigation, 2009 - 2010
  • Northern Illinois University College of Law Mentor of the Year, 2014 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • DuPage Crash and Accident Reconstruction Team (DUCART), Member

Past Employment Positions

  • DuPage County Assistant State's Attorney


  • English
  • Lithuanian