- Attended Notre Dame College before earning a B.A. from the University of Ottawa in 1967, and then his law degree at the University of Saskatchewan in 1970
- Practiced Law at Regina, Saskatchewan until 2004 and was an active member of professional associations including the Law Society of Saskatchewan, the Canadian Bar Association, and the Regina Bar Association.
- He is a practicing member of the Alberta Bar associated with the Law Firm Willows Wellsch Orr & Brundige.
- Has served as Board Member for Notre Dame since 1997 and in a volunteer capacity with a number of educational, charitable and other community organizations.
Robert D. McCrank