Bob received his law degree from DePaul University. He was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1976 and the bar of the United States Supreme Court in 1979. Bob served on the faculty of DePaul law school, where he had the rank of Associate Dean. He was associated with a large law firm in Chicago and a firm in the northwest suburbs. Clients give Bob high marks for understanding clients’ interests and concerns, for communicating effectively with clients, for attention to detail, and for working collaboratively with other professionals to achieve the clients’ goals.