Mr. Robert Grim, Esq. is a life-long resident of Kutztown where he has practiced law since 1969. He holds a bachelor's degree in history from Lafayette College, Easton, Northampton County, and is a graduate of the Villanova Law School, Philadelphia. He is currently serving as chairperson of the council after completing a term as vice chair in 2022.
Mr. Grim began his career as an assistant public defender in Berks County and has served as a municipal solicitor in the area for more than 40 years.
Mr. Grim is the co-founder and a former director, solicitor and treasurer of the Kutztown University Foundation. He has served as director of the Berks County Bar Association, the Berks County March of Dimes, Kutztown Business Association and the Kutztown Area Historical Society, Inc. He is a co-founder and former president of the Kutztown Area School District Educational Foundation, Inc.
Mr. Grim was a recipient of the Kutztown Outstanding Community Citizen Award. He is the grandson of James S. Grim (1873-1949), an 1893 graduate of Keystone State Normal School (KSNS) who taught physical science at KSNS from 1900 - 1945. The Grim Science Building is named in his honor.