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Robert O. Bauer, Jr.

Senior Partner

For more than 40 years, Attorney Robert O. Bauer, Jr. has been defending clients throughout Florida against criminal charges in local, state and federal courts. As a criminal defense trial lawyer, he has defended countless clients in criminal cases, ranging from simple misdemeanors to serious felony charges.

Prior to Establishing Bauer Crider Kenny & Parry

Before helping to establish a firm based solely on criminal defense work, Mr. Bauer began his career as an assistant state attorney in Pinellas and Pasco counties.

Bar Admissions:

  • State of Florida, 1972
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1972

Education:

  • J.D., University of Florida College of Law, 1972
  • B.S., business, Washington & Lee University, 1969

Attorney Awards:

  • AV® Preeminent(TM) Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Named By Tampa Bay Magazine as one of Tampa Bay’s Top Lawyers in Criminal Defense, 2010

Attorney Memberships:

  • The Florida Bar, Criminal Law Section; Grievance Committee, 1989–1990
  • Clearwater Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar, Criminal Law Certification Committee, 1995–1997
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Florida Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Criminal Defense Lawyers of Pinellas County
  • Pinellas County Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2 Counts Aggravated Assault

    Dismissed

    Assault & Battery

  • Cocaine Trafficking

    Not Guilty

    Drug Crime

  • Tampering with Evidence and Drug Possession

    Dismissed

    Drug Crime

  • Charged with Murder in the 2nd Degree

    Not Guilty in Jury Trial

    Homicide

  • Running A Pill Mill

    Dismissed

    Drug Crime

  • 20 Counts Of Possession Of Child Pornography

    Dismissed

    Sex Crime

  • 2 Counts First Degree Murder

    Not Guilty

    Homicide

  • Battery By Strangulation

    Dismissed

    Assault & Battery

  • 2 Counts Lewd and Lascivious Battery and Sexual Battery

    Not Guilty

    Sex Crime

  • DUI With BAC .139

    Dismissed

    DUI

  • Pasco Third DUI Arres

    Charges Reduced

    DUI

  • Aggravated Child Abuse

    Not Guilty

    Violent Crime

  • DUI With BAC .133

    Dismissed

    DUI

  • Pinellas DUI with Crash

    Charges Reduced

    DUI

  • 2 counts Aggravated Assault with a Firearm

    Violent Crime

  • Trafficking Methamphetamine & Possession Of Cocaine

    Dismissed

    Drug Crime

  • DUI With BAC .222

    Dismissed

    DUI

  • Drug Trafficking

    Dismissed

    Drug Crime

  • Lewd And Lascivious Battery & Traveling To Meet A Minor

    Dismissed

    Sex Crime

  • DUI With Second Refusal

    Not Guilty

    DUI

  • DUI With Accident

    Charges Reduced

    DUI

  • Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child

    Dismissed

    Violent Crime

  • DUI With BAC .203

    Dismissed

    DUI

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