Richard Owen Burns ( Rob ) is a graduate of Wilkes University ( B.S., 1964) and Brooklyn Law School ( J.D., 1967). He has been a litigation attorney for over 53 years specializing in medical malpractice and negligence cases.

Rob is presently a Trustee for the Village of Piermont having served for over five years. He is also the President of Piermont Landing HOA and Vice President of Paradise HOA. He is on the Board of Meals on Wheels of Rockland County, New York serving on the Executive Committee and Chairperson of the Governance Committee.