The Law Offices of Hale & Hale

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A Lowcountry Law Firm

Hale & Hale P.A. has long-standing roots in the Lowcountry community. We are a multi-service law firm that has served the people, businesses, and banks locally for over 30 years. Attorney Rebecca Hale is a native of Missouri but a lifelong South Carolinian who has been practicing law here in the Lowcountry since 1985.

Our firm has a general practice with a strong emphasis in real estate law, business law, commercial transactions, probate, and estate planning. Our knowledgeable team is dedicated to superior client service and adheres to the highest of ethical standards.

Hale & Hale P.A. proudly gives back to our community by volunteering and through pro bono work. We also contribute funds from every real estate closing to a different charity every month.

Our main office is at a convenient location to both Hilton Head Island and Bluffton, SC. We also have a satellite office located in Okatie, near Sun City (available by appointment only).

We look forward to assisting you!

Our Legal Team

Rebecca Hendricks Hale

Rebecca Hendricks Hale

Attorney at Law

Becki Hale moved to Hilton Head Island in 1985 with her husband, Jim. Jim started the firm in 1989 and Becki joined in 1991 after the birth of their third child.  They have five children.  Becki is a member of Bluffton Rotary.  She is also a Stephen Minister and volunteers in the public schools.  Becki enjoys tailgating at USC football games and gardening in her spare time.

Robin D. Smith

Robin D. Smith

Legal Assistant, Real Estate

Robin Smith grew up locally in Hampton and now resides in Grays with her husband and youngest Son, Adam-Lee.  She has been with Hale & Hale P.A. since 1993.  The Lowcountry life of boating and fishing is her joy, but her five grandchildren are her primary focus and fill up most of her free time.

Meredith Lazarski

Meredith Lazarski

Certified Paralegal, Real Estate & Probate

Meredith has lived in the Lowcountry since 1992 and has been employed with Hale & Hale P.A. since 2002.  She obtained her B.A. degree in 1998 from the University of South Carolina, received her Certified Paralegal certification in May 2008, her Advanced Paralegal certification if 2010, and in 2016 was the first paralegal in Beaufort County to become a South Carolina certified paralegal.  She has worked in the litigation, real estate and probate areas of the law.

Libby Johnson

Libby Johnson

Legal Assistant, Corporate, Real Estate, Probate

Libby has lived on Hilton Head Island for 40 years.  She worked in the banking industry, mainly mortgage lending, until she came to the firm in 2011.  She is married to Mike and has two daughters, Rylie and Hunter, and two grandsons, Mason and Cooper.

Deborah Risk

Deborah Risk

Legal Assistant, Real Estate Planning

Debbie moved to the Lowcountry in 1995 with her husband David. She previously worked at Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center and as a bank teller until joining Hale and Hale in 2016. She has two daughters, Mette, who lives in New Zealand, and Tamara who lives in North Dakota, as well as one grandson, Henry.  Her fun activities are tennis and playing with her little dog, Auggie.

Our Practice Areas

Real Estate Law

Business Law

Probate & Estate Planning

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