Robert received his undergraduate degree from UCLA in 1966. and he is an honors graduate from the UCLA School of Law. He was then appointed Law Clerk to the US District Court for the District of Alaska in 1969, serving with distinction in that District Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
He has over 36 years of experience in Family Law, spanning 1972-2008. He has always focused on problem solving and solutions, rather than combative "warfare" He and his wife Jann have been in the team practice of mediation since 1984. Robert is currently restricting his practice to the field of mediation.