Roberta was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated from Piqua High School in 1988. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History from Wright State University in 1997 and the University of Dayton School of Law in 2000 where she earned her Juris Doctor. Roberta now lives with her four children in Troy. She is a member of the Miami County Bar Association and serves on the board of the Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project (GDVLP). She is most proud of her extensive work as an advocate for children during her many years as a court appointed Guardian ad Litem. She is a dedicated family law advocate who has practiced in the area of domestic relations, child custody, and family law her entire legal career.