Indiana Legal Services has named Patricia Román Hass managing attorney for its Merrillville office.The office serves Lake, Porter, Jasper, and Newton counties. She previously worked as an attorney with Reminger Co. L.P.A., in Crown Point, where she represented both individuals and entities in civil lawsuits, including those in restaurant, hotel, retail and construction industries, through all stages of litigation at both the state and federal level. Previously, Román Hass was a member of the litigation practice group of Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP for seven years. In her new role, she will lead a team of five lawyers and four full-time support staff in providing free legal advice and representation in civil cases for eligible low-income Hoosiers in the area. In addition, she will be responsible for maintaining and establishing community partnerships that benefit specific client communities, such as the homeless, victims of domestic violence, senior citizens, immigrants, and members of the LGBT community. Román Hass received her law degree from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, and her undergraduate degree from The College of William and Mary. She is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, Lake County Bar Association, and the Hispanic National Bar Association, and is licensed to practice in Indiana and Illinois.