Clark & Stevens is one of the Hilton Head Island area's prominent law firms, offering exceptional client service and compassionate, results-oriented legal counsel for more than 20 years.
With over 75 years of combined practice, attorneys Bill Clark and Bob Stevens bring a broad range of experience, as well as empathy and compassion, to working with clients experiencing marital difficulties and other legal concerns. We strive for clear communication and maintain an open, honest dialogue with our clients, exploring the best options for each individual while seeking to minimize the stress often associated with marital litigation. As seasoned family law attorneys, we recognize that decisions made today may impact your family for many years to come. We understand the unique difficulties associated with dividing complex marital assets that may have premarital or separate components and can identify when it is critical to obtain financial professionals or other experts to help with tax issues, business valuations, or property appraisals. We also understand the complex emotional issues involved with custodial or visitation concerns and strive to help parents make informed decisions that promote their children's best interests. Many family law cases are resolved without the need for trial. As experienced negotiators, we will prepare to mediate from a foundation of thorough knowledge of your case; however, we are also prepared to litigate when necessary. Bob Stevens has been a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) since 1994 and is currently the President-Elect of the South Carolina Chapter. Both Bob Stevens and Bill Clark are certified Family Court mediators in the State of South Carolina and have participated in hundreds of Family Court cases both as mediators and as counsel for clients participating in mediation. Bob Stevens is also certified as a Family Court arbitrator through the AAML. In the fields of personal injury, medical malpractice, and construction litigation, we possess years of experience negotiating straightforward settlements as well as litigating highly complex cases. We have been recognized as top trial attorneys with a record of many successful and fair personal injury settlements. Bill Clark is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has been designated as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers. Bill Clark is also a certified Circuit Court mediator and arbitrator in the State of South Carolina. Clark & Stevens has received the coveted Martindale-Hubbell AV rating, reflective of the firm's devotion to serving clients with the highest level of legal skill and ethical consideration as recognized by their peer group of legal professionals. Clark & Stevens understands how stressful an unresolved personal legal matter can be, which is why they are committed to handling each case with the utmost efficiency and attentiveness. The firm's legal professionals pride themselves on their mission to help clients stay actively involved in the resolution process by ensuring the lines of communication remain open and transparent. Clark & Stevens focuses on the following areas of practice: - Matrimonial and Family Law - Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice - Construction Litigation - Estate Planning and Probate - Mediation and Arbitration Services
60 Arrow Road
Hilton Head Island SC 29938
Clark & Stevens, P.A. handles a great deal of family law and personal injury cases, yet each client is treated with a high level of respect and focus that can only be provided by a personable, experienced, and compassionate law firm.
Clark & Stevens focuses on the following areas of practice: FAMILY LAW - Divorce Child Support - Custody and Visitation - Alimony/Spousal Support - Property Division - Separation Agreement PERSONAL INJURY - Auto Accident - Medical Malpractice - Workers' Compensation
With over 30 years' experience practicing in the family law courts, Bob Stevens' practice focuses exclusively on matrimonial and family law. He represents individuals and families in matters of uncontested separation and divorce as well as asset division and distribution, often involving complex financial issues in cases of family-owned businesses or professional practices, such as dental, medical, and legal practices. Bob also handles child custody and visitation disputes as well as the determination and modification of alimony and child support. In addition to representing individuals in litigation, Bob assists clients pursuing alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and arbitration.
Since receiving his J.D. from Syracuse University, Bob has been admitted to the South Carolina and the New York State Bars. He has been a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers since 1993.
Bob's family has been living in the Low Country since the early 1970s. He and his immediate family moved here permanently in the 1990s. Bob sits on the Board of Directors of the Hilton Head Island Recreation Association and is a past President of the Board. The Hilton Head Island Recreation Association is a non-profit organization committed to improving the quality of life for local residents by producing and coordinating public recreation programs, activities, and events for all ages.
Juris Doctorate, 1979
Bill Clark is an accomplished attorney who practices in the fields of family law, personal injury, medical malpractice, construction litigation, and civil litigation. Throughout his many years of experience, Bill has acquired an impressive track record for successful settlements an undeniable testament to his dedication to providing high-quality legal services. His approach to practicing law reflects his focused, goal-oriented, and personable nature. He takes the time to understand the objectives of each individual he represents, recognizing that clients are often overwhelmed and in earnest need of a reliable advocate. Bill prides himself on maintaining open lines of communication to ensure every question is answered thoroughly and every concern is addressed in a timely manner.
His professional demeanor and commitment to protecting and serving the best interests of each person he represents have earned Bill an excellent reputation among his clients, the judiciary, and the legal community.
Bill was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1974 after earning his J. D. from the University of South Carolina. Among his many outstanding credentials, Bill is admitted to practice before the
District Court for the Fourth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court.
Furthermore, Bill is a member of the National Trial Lawyers Association, graduate and Fellow of the National Litigation Academy, member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, as well as the Christian Legal Society, SC Association for Justice, American Society of Legal Advocates, and the Beaufort County Bar Association.
Bill Clark has been a Hilton Head Island resident since 1988 and is a founder of the Low Country Community Church and the Crisis Pregnancy Clinic.
Additional credentials include:
Certified Circuit Court Mediator
Certified Family Court Mediator
Certified Circuit & Federal Court Arbitrator
Fellow of the National Litigation Academy
Bar Number: 908356889
South Carolina, 1974
University of South Carolina, School of Law
Juris Doctor, 1974
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