Community Involvement In The Tampa Bay Area

At Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers, we are not only proud to serve our clients in the courtroom, but our attorneys and staff serve our community in Clearwater, New Port Richey, Tampa, and throughout Florida.

We provide service and support to the following organizations:

Homeless Emergency Project

Annual Donor and Board Member

Homeless Emergency Project - Clearwater foundation

HEP’s purpose is to break the cycle of homelessness for thousands of people each year.  Their mission is to provide homeless and low-income individuals and families, including veterans, with housing, food, clothing, and support services necessary to obtain self-sufficiency and improved quality of life. 

Carol-Lynn Roman, our firm’s Chief Operating Officer, was instrumental in rebranding the HEP marketing team’s vision and the creation of its new logo as a Board Member.  The firm has donated to support countless of its programs. 

Boomer Esiason Foundation

Boomer Esiason Foundation

The Boomer Esiason Foundation raises money to fight cystic fibrosis.   Each year this Foundation is successful in contributing tremendously to the advances in cystic fibrosis research and to address the needs of the CF community. Our firm’s COO, Carol-Lynn Roman, raised over $30,000 when she ran the New York City Marathon, as part of Team Boomer, with the Boomer Esiason Foundation. 

She is very grateful to all friends and business associates who helped her meet her goal of raising over $25,000.   There have been astounding scientific advances in the treatment of CF over the past few years. A cure is in sight! 

John’s Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Guild

Annual donor

John’s Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Guild

This guild fundraises for the children and families receiving medical care at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. 

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers has participated in and donated to the annual golf tournament which provides much-needed fundraising for families in need.

Leadership Pinellas

Annual Membership

Leadership Pinellas

The mission of Leadership Pinellas is to develop and enhance community leadership by developing leaders in Pinellas County.  The selection process to be included in this community of leaders is rigorous. 

The program develops well informed, committed and passionately engaged leaders which are vital for a positive community for current and future generations.  Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers is proud to have 3 Leadership Pinellas graduates at our firm. 

  • Carol-Lynn Roman. 
  • Mark Roman.

Carol-Lynn Roman also chaired the Environment and Infrastructure program days for 5 continuous years.   We remain active in our support of this program, donating to the Youth Leadership Program which provides scholarship opportunity for high school age candidates to participate in the Youth section of this program. 

Morton Plant Mease Foundation

Arbor Vitae Society Membership

Morton Plant Mease Foundation

The Arbor Vitae Society is a fundraising arm for the Morton Plant Mease Healthcare Foundation.  Arbor Vitae members increase awareness of community health care and inspire support for the Foundation by providing educational opportunities and active roles in philanthropy. 

Carol-Lynn Roman was an active Board Member of this society for 4 years, rising to Vice Chair for 1 year.  Mark & Carol-Lynn Roman were members for 5 years.

Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital Foundation

Burnette Society Membership

Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital Foundation

The Burnette Society was founded in 1987 and is composed of individuals who contribute $1000 or more annually to the Advent Health North Pinellas Foundation.  The Foundation supports the hospital’s mission to provide quality healthcare to all in need. 

Mark & Carol-Lynn Roman were donors of this society for 10 years.  Carol-Lynn chaired several fundraising events including the annual Gala which raised over $100,000 for the Foundation. 

Dunedin Chamber of Commerce

Past President

Dunedin Chamber of Commerce

The Dunedin Chamber of Commerce was established in 1926 and provides a diverse range of services to its members and community.

They are committed to helping businesses, promoting tourism, and fostering educational opportunities in the City of Dunedin for all its members. Mark Roman, Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers’s founder, was the President of the Chamber of Commerce in 1991. 

Clearwater Chamber of Commerce

Membership

Clearwater Chamber of Commerce

The Clearwater Chamber of Commerce supports its members and the City of Clearwater through assisting businesses make community connections, support tourism, and maintain and encourage a business friendly environment.

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers is a proud member of the Clearwater Chamber!

Back Pack Lady Project

Annual donor

Back Pack Lady Project

The  Back Pack Lady Project was started by local citizen, Rob Ditro, in support of his mother’s passing.  Rob remembers his mother donating 5 back packs filled with school supplies to the local elementary school just before school started each fall. 

In her memory he started this project that now gathers over 1000 filled back packs filled with supplies each year which are distributed to every school in Pinellas County for children in need. No child who needs school supplies will ever go without!   Not on Rob’s watch. Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers has been a proud supporter of this program since its inception as a founding donor. 

High Risk Hope

High Risk Hope Logo

Annual donor

High Risk Hope is a for-purpose organization that prolongs high-risk pregnancies and improves outcomes for premature infants through High-Risk OB and NICU support at the hospital.

Clearwater Arts Alliance

Clearwater Arts Alliance

Annual donor

The Clearwater Arts Alliance believes that the arts are a vital component of civic life.

In addition to enhancing the livability of the community, the arts have proven to be a significant factor in the social and economic well-being of our city since 1999.

This organization collaborates and brings visibility to the arts in order to create a better community for Clearwater, FL.

Schools and Sports Leagues

The local schools and sports leagues Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers supports include:

  • Clearwater Central Catholic High School
  • Lakeview Fundamental
  • St. Pete High School – Green Devils Football
  • Safety Harbor Little League
  • Countryside High School Football Program
  • Eastlake High School Football Program
  • Dunedin High School Baseball Program
  • JW Mitchell High School Football
  • Band Programs

Palm Harbor University High School – Hurricane Football

Palm Harbor University High School – Hurricane Football

JW Mitchell High School’s Football Team

JW Mitchell High School's Football Team

One-time Donation

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers is a proud supporter of JW Mitchell High School’s Football Team, they represent Mitchell High School located in New Port Richey at Little Road, FL 34655.

Feeding Tampa Bay

Feeding Tampa Bay

Annually sponsors

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers is an annual donor to this noble cause against hunger that has helped a lot of people in the Tampa Bay Area in Florida.

Feeding Tampa Bay is a national feeding America network, whose main goal is to provide food to about 1 million insecure families in the 10-county area of West Central Florida.

Local Organizations

We also proudly support the following local organizations:

  • West Coast Cycling Club
  • SWFBUD (South West Florida Bicycle United Dealers)
  • Countryside High School – Football Sponsor
  • Dunedin High School – Baseball Sponsor
  • MOES – Men of Espiritu Santo
  • Knights of Columbus – Member
  • Ruth Eckerd Hall – Annual donor
  • American Cancer Society- Annual donor
  • Mike Alstott Family Foundation

We Support all Marauder Athletics

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers support injury victims in Clearwater, FL

Girls on the Run Greater Tampa Bay

Girl on the Run is a non-profit organization in Florida. Since 1996, they’ve been inspiring positive girls and participants to be happy, healthy, and self-confident through interactive lessons designed to strengthen each participant’s social, emotional, and physical skills to navigate their different life experiences successfully.

Every girl should be able to live in a world where they feel limitless and can freely, and without fear, pursue her dreams.

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers is a proud member of one of the most influential after-school programs in health and wellness, making a positive impact on their participants’ community and all areas around.

Safety Harbor Little League

Safety Harbor Little League

Safety Harbor Little League is a non-profit educational organization were they seek to teach their community, especially the children, to add and practice the good ideals in their life, such as sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, courage, and respect for authority, through a supervised program of competitive baseball and softball games. Why? so children may be well-adjusted, stronger, and happier so they become good and trustworthy citizens.

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers is a happy and proud member of Safety Harbor Little League, an organization that seeks to have an active and good ideal community to grow and become a great citizen but also to reinforce children’s athletic skills.

East Lake Community Library

EAST LAKE COMMUNITY LIBRARY

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers is proud to support the East Lake Community Library in Palm Harbor. ELCL has been serving the residents of Pinellas County since 1999.

Our attorneys and staff actively attend events and gatherings at the library.

West Pasco Debs Softball Team

West Pasco Debs Softball Team

As annual donors and steadfast supporters, we take immense pride in our commitment to West Pasco Debs Softball Team.

We’ve consistently stood by their side, actively contributing to their endeavors, such as raising essential funds to propel their journey to compete in the Dixie Worlds Softball Tournament in Louisiana. 

Tarpon Springs

Tarpon Springs

Our role as annual donors and dedicated supporters remains integral to our commitment to Tarpon Springs Fundamental. Over the years, we’ve organized and celebrated their dedicated staff with thoughtful events, fostering a sense of appreciation and recognition.

Looking ahead, we’re excited to continue this tradition by hosting more events later this year. Our ongoing support is a testament to our deep appreciation for their valuable work, and we are eager to contribute to their continued success.

Lakeview Fundamental

Lakeview

We have been an annual donor for Lakeview Fundamental and are constant supporters! It’s an honor to be one of their valued sponsors, knowing that our contributions play a pivotal role in funding the school’s critical initiatives.

We’re committed to making a meaningful impact on students’ educational journey and the institution’s overall success. As we continue to stand by their side, we eagerly look forward to witnessing the positive transformations our partnership will bring to the school and its community.

Learning Empowered

Learning Empowered

Learning Empowered’s mission is to help families build resiliency through educational programs and services. Their vision is to ensure that all community members have access to opportunities for success. They identify unmet needs and use educational resources to address those needs.

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers has donated to Learning Empowered to support their mission of empowering families and children.

Florida Velo

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers is proud to partner with FloridaVelo, the largest bicycling organization in Florida. As top bicycle accident lawyers, our partnership focuses on advocacy, education, and promotion activities, including FloridaVelo’s “Share the Road” and “More Than A Cyclist” initiative.

Florida Bicycle Association

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers is a corporate legacy sponsor for the Florida Bicycle Association. We support their mission of making the Sunshine State better for people who want to bicycle and for people who need to bicycle.

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers bike ride with Share the Road badges

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers Sponsors Tampa Bicycle Event