- Email: Robbins@SLBLaw.com
Rohn K. Robbins is an attorney licensed to practice before the Bars of Colorado and California. His has lived in and practiced law in Eagle County since 1993. His practice emphasizes civil litigation, family and domestic law, real estate and development, and business transactions. He is Peer Rated and has been recognized as a Fellow of the Colorado Bar Foundation.
Mr. Robbins earned separate Bachelor of Arts degrees in biology (emphasis in genetics), psychology, and sociology from San Diego State University. All degrees were earned magna cum laude and he was awarded membership in Phi Kappa Phi (Interdisciplinary Honor Society), Psi Chi (Psychology Honor Society) and Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology Honor Society). He spent 5 years in graduate research and study in the areas of genetics, human physiology, and marine biology before entering the University of San Diego School of Law. Mr. Robbins earned his law degree cum laude, graduated in the top 6% of his class, and was a member of the San Diego Law Review.
Rohn was a 14-year member of the Colorado State Bar Ethics Committee, and is a former board member of the Mountain Region of the Anti-Defamation League. He is the founder and Chair of the Vail Valley Charitable Fund which has been recognized on multiple occasions as the outstanding non-profit organization in Eagle County and which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2016. He is a founding member and Secretary of the Freedom Park Memorial Committee and was Chairman of the Board of the Vail Symposium from 2013 through 2016. In 1998, he was named as one of the “Plum 98”, recognizing the 98 most influential persons in Eagle County.
Mr. Robbins has authored a weekly legal column, Vail Law, since 1995 and hosted a weekly radio/television talk show, Community Focus with Rohn Robbins, from 2004 through 2014. He has appeared as a commentator on several national broadcasts, including FOX, CNN, ESPN, CBS, C-Span, and MSNBC. He has been quoted widely on legal matters in various regional and national periodicals.
Rohn has lectured extensively for continuing legal education for lawyers in the areas of real estate, development, and legal ethics. He has also an experienced moderator having moderated numerous political debates and forums and was a guest narrator with the United States Air Force Band. He has served as a delegate to state-wide political conventions and has served as an advisor to various governmental organizations. He was the stadium announcer for Battle Mountain High School football from 2007 through 2012.
Mr. Robbins is married and has two adult sons. His recreational passions include skiing, biking, weight training, SCUBA, travel, and reading.
May 28, 2019 - Robbins: A short history of Griswold v. Connecticut
May 21, 2019 - Robbins: A brief history of the Roe v. Wade decision