I am a Founding Lawyer with Bauer and Associates, where I focus my legal practice on providing the most aggressive criminal defense in the Philadelphia area.
I previously spent 14 years as a founding partner of the Garner-Bauer Law Firm, located in Pottstown, PA.
Before that, I spent four years in the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office where I served as an Assistant District Attorney until being promoted to the level of Chief of the Major Crimes Division. While in the DA's Office, I prosecuted more than 1,000 cases including Capital Murder cases.
Currently, I am one of a handful of attorney's in Montgomery County appointed by the Criminal bench and Certified by the State Supreme Court to handle Capital Murder Trials.
I received a joint JD/MBA degree as a graduate of the Widener University School of Law, and Widener University Graduate School of Business. I previously was elected as a Supervisor in New Hanover Township and spent 8 years as the elected Tax Collector for New Hanover Township.
I am a member in good standing of the Montgomery County Bar Association. I recently was awarded an "AV" rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which "shows that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence. He has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity".
I am licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, State of New Jersey and United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. I have appeared in matters before the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas, Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia Municipal Court, Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, Berks County Court of Common Pleas, Chester County Court of Common Pleas, Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas, Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas, New York City Municipal Court.
Criminal Defense, Family Law and Litigation.