Robert J. Bruce is a Colorado native and a corporate attorney focusing on real estate litigation and water law. He was a Highland Dancing dad to his daughter, Heather. He drove her to competitions in Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah. He led the Colorado Youth Pipe Band on their 2013 trip to Scotland and currently runs the Bruce tent in Colorado with his wife, Rachel. He has served on non-profit boards in the fields of education, homelessness, and mental health.