Biographical Information

Born in Mobile, Alabama. Resident of Hilton Head Island beginning in 1977. Married: Joanne A. Bauer.

Admission Dates & Jurisdictions

Admitted to the State Courts of South Carolina; 1992


1984 Sea Pines Academy, Hilton Head Island

1988 BA Spring Hill College, Mobile, Alabama

1991 JD University of Alabama School of Law

Professional Experience

1992-95 Beaufort County Public Defender

1995-97 Berry, Denton & Bauer

1997-      Bauer & Metro, PC

Honors & Awards

4 Time Winner of The Island Packet Readers Choice Award for Best Attorney

2 Time Winner of Hilton Head Monthly Readers Choice Award for Best Attorney


Professional Associations

South Carolina Bar Association. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Jurisprudence Section. Beaufort County Bar Association, Past President. South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Past President. National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. National College of DUI Defense Lawyers. South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association.