Personal Injury - Criminal Defense

"I truly believe that

justice must be won
& that's what I fight for."

Sam C. Bauer, Trial Lawyer

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"I offer my clients

aggressive representation with
friendly professionalism."

Robert S. Metro, Trial Lawyer

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Hilton Head Attorneys

Experienced Trial Attorneys Serving Hilton Head Island, Bluffton and the "Low Country" Region

Welcome to the Law Firm of Bauer & Metro, P.C. Our main office is conveniently located on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, and we serve clients in Hilton Head, Bluffton, and the greater "Low Country" region. We also have a new satellite office in Bluffton's Berkeley Place Shopping Center which is available by appointment only. Visit us today to discuss your legal need.

Our lawyers have decades of experience providing quality representation to the people of South Carolina. Our firm is dedicated to providing the finest legal representation in personal injury cases, and criminal defense matters.

"We Take Your Case Seriously" is our motto — and we live by it.

Our Strategy

Aggressive representation for our clients includes more than just tough talk and "beating our fists on the table" when dealing with stubborn defendants and insurance companies. Anyone can do that. Aggressive representation at Bauer & Metro, P.C., begins with listening to the client at the initial consultation, developing realistic expectations, and preparing expert strategy to get results. We then pursue your goals with careful strategy, hard work, and zealous determination.

At Bauer & Metro, P.C., when we accept your case, we work on it right away. Client files do not sit on our shelves gathering dust. We work on your file knowing that you expect a successful result as soon as possible. Personal injury litigation can be frustrating for an injured person, especially if the compensation is needed quickly to pay existing medical bills, get additional treatment, or to support your family while you are unable to work. At Bauer & Metro, P.C., we will move your claim forward as quickly as possible.

When you schedule a consultation with Bauer & Metro, P.C., you will meet with Sam Bauer or Rob Metro. Every client should feel confident and comfortable with their lawyer, and there is no substitute for personal attention to each client's file. At the conclusion of your free consultation, you will know your options and where you stand. We believe that justice must be won, and our dedication to that belief is unyielding. Contact us today.

Areas of Practice: Personal Injury & Criminal Defense

Bauer & Metro, P.C., dedicates its practice to personal injury cases including car accident, wrongful death cases, medical malpractice, worker's compensation, and all types of personal injury claims. Promptly contacting an attorney after an injury is critical to securing a positive outcome. If you've been injured or lost a loved due to another's negligence, call to schedule your initial free consultation. If you cannot come to our office, we will come to you.

Our attorneys also have decades of experience with criminal defense matters. If you have been arrested or charged with a crime, we can help. We offer aggressive, hard-hitting representation in both areas. For more information, please refer to the criminal defense page on this site.

Our Memberships and Recognitions

The Island Packet has repeatedly awarded Samuel C. Bauer and Bauer & Metro, P.C. distinction as "Island's Best Law Firm". Hilton Head Monthly Magazine has also recognized Sam Bauer and Bauer & Metro, P.C., as "Island's Favorite" lawyer and law firm and has been recognized with a Readers Choice Award for 6 of the last 7 years! Such recognition is the result of a strong partnership of lawyers in pursuit of a common goal: client satisfaction. Attorney Bauer and Attorney Metro have strong reputations among colleagues and clients. Both understand that respect and trust must be earned.

Samuel S. Bauer Attorney Bauer's recognitions and memberships include the following:

  • Former President of Beaufort County Bar Association
  • President of South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member of South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences
  • Certified by South Carolina Supreme Court for Death Penalty Cases

Robert S. Metro

Attorney Metro enjoys many of the same memberships including:

  • Member of South Carolina Bar Association
  • Member Beaufort County Bar Association
  • Member South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association

Mr. Metro has also been certified as a South Carolina Circuit Court Mediator which qualifies him to serve as Mediator in Civil Court. Given that South Carolina now requires mediation in most cases, this certification has proven especially valuable for clients attempting to negotiate desirable settlements.

Both partners contribute substantial legal experience and skill to each client's file. We are a team of lawyers who work together to provide aggressive and strategic representation. Attorneys, paralegals and staff pride themselves on thorough preparation which is the key to success.

Contact our Hilton Head lawyers today to learn more!

Why Choose Bauer & Metro, P.C.?

    • We Offer Free Initial Consultations
    • Millions in Successful Settlements
    • Aggressive & Respected Trial Lawyers
    • Mr. Bauer is Certified for Death Penalty Cases
    • Mr. Metro is a Certified Circuit Court Mediator
    • Named Reader’s Choice For 6 Total Years By The Island Packet
    • Hilton Head Monthly's Reader’s Choice of 2012
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