A native of Morgantown, West Virginia, Robert graduated from St. John’s College with a B.A. in Liberal Arts. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law. During law school, he was a member of the Order of Wig and Robe and the student works editor for the South Carolina Law Review. He also served as a summer law clerk for the CHAMPS Law Clinic, which takes on legal cases on behalf of low-income children and families struggling with medical issues.
Robert worked for several years as a freelance writer and publisher of tourist magazines prior to pursuing a legal career. He was a participant in the 2020 HunterMaclean summer associate program.
Robert and his wife, Sarah, live in Bluffton with their daughter.