Robert is an attorney in the firm’s Real Estate and Estate Planning Practice Groups in our Ithaca office, focusing his practice on residential real estate transactions and estate planning.
Whether it’s buying or selling your home or preparing your estate plan, he understands the complexities and pitfalls in these legal areas. He strives to make complicated situations approachable for his clients so that they can achieve their desired results and understand the process along the way.
He appreciates that each client’s needs are unique and each matter poses its own particular challenges. He values creative problem-solving, as well as collaborating with all parties to ensure matters progress and resolve smoothly.
Originally from North Carolina, Robert received his B.A. in Political Science and American History, cum laude, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2016.
He then moved to New York to attend Syracuse University College of Law, where he graduated cum laude in 2019, earning the College’s Estate Planning Certificate along the way.
During his time at Syracuse Law, Robert gained valuable practical experience through the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, as well as the Central New York Externship Program with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York.
He also served as Treasurer of the Executive Board of the Student Bar Association for two years (2017-2018, 2018-2019), and served as co-director of the new student mentor program in 2017-2018.
- NYS Bar Association
- Tompkins County Bar Association
- Tompkins County Estate Planning Council – Board Member and Membership Chair
- J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 2019, Cum Laude
- B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Political Science & American History, 2016, Cum Laude
- New York