Atty. Romero has more than 18 years experience in the legal profession. He joined the Chato and Vinzons-Chato Law Offices in 1998 after earning his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines. He is a general litigation lawyer who has also handled special concerns in the areas of tax, environment and elections. He served as legal counsel of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines and is currently Corporate Secretary of a number of corporations. Aside from his practice, Atty. Romero served as Chief Political Affairs Officer of a legislator in the House of Representatives and was part-time instructor of academic subjects like Philippine Constitution and Ethics in one educational institution. Although born in Quezon City in 1970, he traces his roots to the provinces of Pangasinan and Bulacan.