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Professional Organizations

The Florida Bar Association, Eighth Judicial Bar Association


Attorney-at-Law Robert W. Bauer has resided the Gainesville, Florida, area for the majority of his professional life. A native of Pensacola who spent his youth in Tallahassee, he settled in Gainesville after service with the U.S. Army at Fort McClellan, Alabama, and overseas in Operation Desert Storm. He obtained an Associate of Science degree in Emergency Medicine and accepted a job with Alachua County Fire Rescue Services as Lead Paramedic on a transport unit. Mr. Bauer also became certified as a Firefighter through Florida State Fire College in Ocala, 27 miles south of Gainesville.Eventually, Robert W. Bauer continued his education at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Majoring in Philosophy, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in 2001, and then proceeded to obtain his Juris Doctor at the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law. While pursuing his law degree, Robert W. Bauer interned in the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida for the Honorable Peter K. Sieg. The eminent multi-purpose legal firm of Clayton-Johnson, P.A., in Gainesville hired him as a Law Clerk while he completed his studies. Mr. Bauer gained admittance to the Florida State Bar in 2005 and subsequently opened his practice, The Law Offices of Robert W. Bauer, P.A. The firm has its main office on NW 13th Street in Gainesville, Mr. Bauer and his associates also maintain a branch on E. Base Street in Madison, Florida, 95 miles to the northwest.The Law Offices of Robert W. Bauer has the expertise to handle a broad range of legal matters, from foreclosure, bankruptcy, and real estate transactions to family law and civil appeals. Robert W. Bauer belongs to the American Bar Association and the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association as well as the Florida Bar. The Florida Chamber of Commerce lists his firm as a member. The practice’s website is

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Juris Doctor

University of Florida