Robert graduated summa cum laude from Ohio University, where he was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Robert then earned his law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School.
Prior to joining Reese, Pyle, Drake & Meyer, Robert practiced as an Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow at Southeastern Ohio Legal Services. There he provided civil legal representation to homeless and low-income veterans with issues related to housing, disability benefits claims, consumer and employment law issues, and general family law matters. A veteran himself, Robert also served as an infantryman in the U.S. Army from 2002-2007, where he trained and mentored soldiers, and served as a rifleman and sawgunner for security patrols, raids, and general reconnaissance missions in Iraq.
Robert has a general civil practice. He is admitted to practice in all Ohio state courts, as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio. Robert is currently a board member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Licking & Perry Counties, the Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra, and serves as an elder at Second Presbyterian Church, Newark. Robert lives in Newark with his wife and two children.