Robert has been honored on separate occasions as Empire State Counsel by the New York State Bar Association for his considerable pro bono services.
Robert served in the United States Army Infantry and Military Police, where he was stationed abroad in Central America and Europe. He is a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and The American Legion, and a former member of the Military Affairs and Justice Committee of the New York City Bar Association.
Robert served as a Congressional Intern for the Honorable Susan Molinari, 13th Congressional District of the State of New York.
Robert served as a Public Administration Intern for the Honorable William L. Murphy, District Attorney of Richmond County.
Robert served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Charles A. Kuffner, Jr., Supreme Court of the State of New York.