Attorney Robert R. Foster has been a practicing attorney in DeLand, FL for over 40 years. Originally an Army brat, Attorney Foster moved to DeLand with his family in 1951. Upon graduation from DeLand High School in 1954 he attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in 1958. After attending West Point, Attorney Foster served nine years in the Army then went to the University of Florida College of Law in Gainesville, FL and graduated in 1969.
After being admitted to Practice Law in 1970, Attorney Foster’s first job was with a Law Firm in Gainesville that provided general legal services. In 1972 he moved back to DeLand, where he has worked and lived ever since. Attorney Foster’s philosophy has been to remain a small firm where he can maintain personal and long-term relationships. “I have intentionally remained small to maintain personal relationships with my clients whom I have represented over years” stated Attorney Foster. “Our ultimate goal with our long-term relationships is to assist our clients in the prevention of legal problems through careful and thorough advice given prior to their entering into transactions.”
Attorney Foster enjoys spending time with his family and likes being outdoors from cowboying to skiing and everything in between. Attorney Foster has been a member of the Florida Bar Association since 1970. Florida Bar Number 0123127
Margaret is a legal assistant who has been with Attorney Foster for over thirty years and is an integral part of the firm. Born in DeLand, she is one of ten children and was raised in rural North Carolina. When Margaret moved back to DeLand she married and started working for Robert R. Foster Attorney. Her friendly deposition endears her to her co-workers and clients. She always has a warm welcome and smile for everyone that visits the office.
Margaret graduated second in her class from Nantahala High School and has fond memories of growing up with a brother and sisters, with whom she keeps in contact through the social media as they all currently live out of state. Whenever she gets the chance she travels to the various states to visit with her family.
Margaret is a woman of many talents; she enjoys making crafts of all kinds. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, sightseeing and dogs, especially boxers. She spends a lot of her spare time as an amateur photographer taking family and nature pictures which she readily shares with her family and friends.
Jane D. Rourke is relatively new to the family replacing an assistant to Attorney Foster who left after 40 years due to death. Jane has been a valued addition to the firm due to her years of experience and qualifications as a Florida registered paralegal and provides significant services to our clients. She is originally from New York and moved to Enterprise, Florida, in 1997, where she lives with her husband. Jane is an active member of the Stone Island Community and is also a member of the Enterprise Preservation Society. Before joining Robert Foster Attorney at Law she worked for two law firms in Daytona Beach from 1997 through 2014 where she ran their probate departments. Jane studied law in Connecticut at Hartford College for Women and completed her studies at University of Connecticut in 1994. Jane has been an active member of NALA for years and attends continuing education seminars on a regular basis. While living in Connecticut she was a past president and secretary of the East Haddam Lion’s Club and received many awards while serving her Connecticut community.
When not working as a probate paralegal Jane enjoys boating on the St. John’s River, walking on the beach, gardening, swimming, bicycling, movies, surfing the net, travel and socializing with her family and friends. She loves old houses, when she lived in New York she restored an 1876 Victorian home and had it listed on the National Register of Historic Homes. Jane enjoys working in the historic district of DeLand and especially in the historic office building of Robert R. Foster Attorney At Law. Florida Bar Number 76227