Robert N. Altman, known by his friends as “Bob”, was born and raised in New Port Richey, Pasco County, Florida. He was active in youth sports and lettered in eight varsity sports at Gulf High School in New Port Richey. In his high school graduating class he was voted “Most likely to succeed.”

After high school he attended Western Carolina University, and after graduating he went on to Stetson University College of Law for his law degree. Since graduating from law school in 1981 he has worked in his father’s law practice in downtown New Port Richey, Florida. He achieved Board Certification through the Florida Bar Association in Wills, Trusts and Estates, and specialized in Estate Planning and Real Estate law in the family law practice. He has been active in his community, having served as the President of the North Suncoast Estate Planning Counsel; President of the Seven Springs Rotary Club; Chairman of the Odessa Festival and Rodeo; Chairman of Deacons and Chairman of Trustees at the First Baptist Church of New Port Richey; along with being a member of various other charitable boards and organizations.

He has been active with the Florida Bar Association, serving on the Executive Counsel of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section for more than twenty years. He and his wife raise miniature horses and enjoy gardening. They have two sons, one of which plans to go on to law school and follow in his father’s footsteps.