Admitted: 1990, New York; 2003, Florida
Law School: Brooklyn Law School, J.D.
Member: The Florida Bar; New York State Bar Association.
Biography: Robert M. Kesten, Esq. was born and raised in Monticello, New York and graduated Monticello High School. He graduated the Florida International University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management and Brooklyn Law School with a Juris Doctor Degree. He was admitted to the New York Bar in 1990 and the Florida Bar in 2003. Prior to moving to Palm Beach County, Florida, Robert practiced in Sullivan County, New York for 13 years. He had his own practice there as well as serving as a Managing Attorney of one of four offices for a large local firm, where he handled all of the real estate matters coming into the firm. In addition to managing his own practice, Robert sat a Village Justice for the Village of Monticello, from his initial election in March of 1994 through November of 2001 when he moved to Florida. Experience: Village Justice, 1994-2001; County Attorney prosecuting child abuse, neglect and juvenile delinquent cases along with representing the Department of Social Services for Sullivan County New York; Managing Attorney for Sullivan County office of a 4 office law firm with offices in Orange County, Sullivan County and New York City; Private practice handling all areas of law in New York; In-House General Counsel for Investments Limited, one of the largest landowners in South Palm Beach County; Managing Partner of Morris and Kesten LLP handling Real Estate and transactional matters and some litigation matters. Partner in the international law firm Adorno & Yoss the largest certified minority-owned firm in the United States. President, Temple Shaarei Shalom, Boynton Beach. Member, Board of Directors, South Tech Charter High School.