Robert A. Bruce is an experienced, compassionate and caring attorney with a diverse and unique professional background. He considers it an honor and a privilege to be able to serve as your legal representative and advocate. He wants to get to know the client, understand the matter from the client's perspective and strives to deliver client focused guidance and legal advocacy. He provides zealous and dedicated representation to his clients.
He was admitted to practice law in South Carolina in 1993. During his professional legal career, he has practiced law in a number of areas of law including personal injury, insurance defense, family law, criminal defense and civil litigation matters.
Mr. Bruce served as a criminal prosecutor for two different Solicitor's Offices in South Carolina as well as having served as a municipal prosecutor. During his days as a prosecutor, he successfully tried cases ranging from DUI to murder. He analyzed hundreds of criminal cases evaluating the evidentary strenghts and weaknesses of each case, and presented such evidence at trial in a manner that best reflected the State's case. Mr. Bruce also conducted legal training classes for law enforcement officers.
Mr. Bruce has also served as an in-house counsel for an insurance company and its affiliated companies. During this time, managed litigation nationally and held numerous other responsibilities. He provided legal counsel, guidance and advice. He provided legal review of contracts and commercial leases. Mr. Bruce also has significant regulatory compliance experience in the insurance industry. Mr. Bruce also previously served as a Commissioner on the South Carolina State Ethics Commission.
Mr. Bruce now offers his extensive and diverse experience and knowledge to assist you with legal matters within his areas of practice.
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC, 1989
Juris Doctor, University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC, 1993
South Carolina, 1993
U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, 1998
South Carolina Bar
York County Bar
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers