William Roa was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico, and for the first few years of his early childhood was raised in Bogota, Colombia. Colombia is where he first learned the Spanish language. Thereafter, he and his family immigrated to the United States and settled in Worcester, Massachusetts.
In 1991, he earned a high school diploma from Doherty High School – Worcester, then in 1996, a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, and finally in 2002, a Juris Doctorate degree from New England Law – Boston. In the meantime, he had worked for various employers, including city and state agencies, as well as, financial companies, and small to medium sized law firms.
After graduating from law school, he was admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Since then, he has represented numerous clients across the state of Massachusetts at all levels, including the district courts, superior courts, housing courts, and probate courts, etc. Additionally, he has represented clients before the United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), United States Department of Homeland Security, United States Department of State, and United States Embassies and Consulates. All in all, Attorney Roa has successfully handled hundreds of matters for his clients.