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Robert Steven May

About Robert May

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San Luis Obispo Personal Injury Lawyer

Robert May was raised the oldest of five siblings in a blue-collar family on the Central Coast of California. Robert spent his teenage years working after school and each summer at the local cement plant where he would shovel an endless supply of sand and repair cement trucks. Robert soon decided that he would attend college and become the first member of his family to obtain a college degree. His dream was to attend Cal Poly SLO after his grandfather, Bob May, who worked at the San Luis Mill for more than thirty years, took Robert to the campus.


After graduating from Righetti High School, Robert fulfilled his dream when he attended and graduated from Cal Poly SLO with a degree in Business Administration and an emphasis in Finance. After college, Robert and his wife moved to San Diego County so Robert could attend law school at California Western School of Law.


Upon graduation from law school, Robert began his legal career with Harris Personal Injury Lawyers. There, because of his knack for litigation, he became the lead litigation attorney, handling only high value cases. As a result, Robert obtained extensive experience in litigating complex, high value personal injury cases. Robert has separated himself from other attorneys by focusing on the specific needs of each client, as his motto has always been to treat clients like family.


During the course of his career, Robert has resolved numerous six and seven figure cases. Recently, Robert resolved multiple million dollar cases for his clients. Robert is admitted to practice in the State of California, is a member of the State Bar of California, the San Luis Obispo Bar Association, The American Inns of Court, and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the prestigious Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.


The May Firm is a law firm dedicated to handling only personal injury cases on behalf of injured individuals and their loved ones. The May Firm is the realization of Robert’s goal to return to his roots on the Central Coast to practice law and raise his family.  Today, Robert is proud to consider himself a Santa Maria Injury Attorney.


Outside of the practice of law, Robert enjoys spending time with family, traveling and surfing around the worlk.

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