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.
- 1974 Graduate of Gulf High School, New Port Richey, Florida
- 1978 Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Western Carolina University
- 1981 Juris Doctorate Degree from Stetson University College of Law
- Achieved Board Certification in Wills, Trusts and Estates from the Florida Bar Assn
Robert Altman has been an attorney in New Port Richey for the past 28 years. His career as an attorney has given him great experience in resolving a wide variety of problems for his clients, frequently requiring research into obscure areas of the law and demanding innovative thinking. He has served as a member of the Executive counsel of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar for over 20 years. He is a 1998 graduate of Leadership Pasco and has been President or Chairman of numerous organizations and committees. He has been President of the North Suncoast Estate Planning Counsel, New Port Richey Sister Cities and the Rotary Club of Seven Springs. He has been Chairman of the Odessa Rodeo and Festival, the Board of Trustees of First Baptist Church of New Port Richey and Chairman of Deacons at First Baptist Church. He has also been chairman of various other committees and has served as a Sunday School director and teacher. He has spoken frequently on estate planning issues and has taught an adult education class at Pasco Hernando Community College on Estate Planning. He has also been actively involved in his community.