Robert is an Attorney and Research Specialist for the OSU Agricultural & Resource Law Program. He was raised on a dairy farm in Coshocton County, Ohio, where his family continues to raise beef cattle, sheep, and crops. Growing up, Robert was a member of 4-H and FFA. He graduated from Riverview High School in 1987.
Robert received a Bachelor of Science degree in Dairy Science and a Master of Science Degree in Agricultural Economics from The Ohio State University. Upon graduating from OSU, Robert spent four years as an Agricultural Extension Agent in Fairfield County and five years as an Extension Associate in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Developmental Economics at OSU. While employed at OSU, Robert attended Capital University Law School’s evening program. In January, 2005 he graduated Cum Laude and was admitted to the Bar in May, 2005.
Robert is an owner emeritus of Wright & Moore Law Co. LPA where he practiced law for 18 years. During that time, he primarily focused on farm succession, estate planning, and business planning and represented clients across Ohio. Robert also worked with clients on real estate transactions, landlord/tenant issues, contracts and many other issues related to agricultural law.