Roman M. Chaban
Trial Attorney, Office of International Affairs, U.S. Department of Justice, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., University of Notre Dame; J.D., Villanova University; LL.M., Georgetown
Mr. Chaban has been a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of International Affairs (Criminal Division) since 2007. In this capacity, Mr....Continue Reading
Mr. Chaban has been a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of International Affairs (Criminal Division) since 2007. In this capacity, Mr. Chaban develops and prepares extradition packages to assist U.S. federal and state prosecutors, and foreign counterparts, in arresting and extraditing fugitives. He drafts and presents requests, including mutual legal assistances, for evidence located in the U.S. or in foreign countries. Mr. Chaban works with U.S. federal, state, and local prosecutors and law enforcement personnel, other Department components, the State Department, and foreign law enforcement counterparts, to address issues arising out of extradition and requests for evidence. Mr. Chaban recently received special recognition from the Office of International Affairs for his work on a particularly challenging extradition matter. In 2009-2010, Mr. Chaban served as a prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the District of Columbia prosecuting domestic violence cases, where he took more than twenty cases to trial. Mr. Chaban previously served as a law clerk to two judges in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, including the then-current Chief Judge. He received an LL.M. with distinction in international criminal law from Georgetown University Law Center and his paper on the International Criminal Court was offered publication in a prominent U.S. law school journal. Mr. Chaban is fluent in Ukrainian and proficient in Russian.