Bob completed his undergrad studies at the University of Denver, Majoring in Economics. He was in the top 5 percentile at USD School of Law, where he obtained his law degree. He began his legal career in 1980 and co-founded his law firm, Blanchard, Krasner & French in 1992. He is widely published and a frequent speaker on numerous topics. Bob maintains close relationships with his clientele; in fact, many of his newer clients are second and third generation clients.
Born and raised in Colorado, Bob cultivated a love for adventure and the outdoors at an early age. He has been a California resident since 1975, and local to Del Mar since 1986. His commitment to appreciating and fostering local resources, natural and human, remains a core value. He is an active committee member of the San Dieguito Lagoon Committee, which oversees the environmental health of the San Dieguito Lagoon for the City of Del Mar. He maintains close ties in the Bay Area, and where, as his schedule permits, he enjoys blue water sailing and diving. He is an avid climber and is in the process of tackling the 54 peaks over 14,000 feet in Colorado; where he remains very close to his family roots.