Robert F. Shaw Jr.

Robert F. Shaw Jr.

Criminal Defense Attorney

Cambridge, MA





No Misconduct



About Me

Admitted to the practice of law in the United States Supreme Court; in all jurisdictions and courts for the state of California; in all jurisdictions and courts for the state of Massachusetts; in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California; in the Unites States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit; in the U.S. District Court for the State of Massachusetts; and in the United...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check


Fixed (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

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Wonderful Attorney

Posted by: S.A. 25 days ago.

Mr. Shaw started representing me after I was convicted and then he won my case on appeal and overturned my conviction. He is a wonderful attorney who...

Mr Shaw is my hero. He did an extraordinary work on my appeal, and the entire process

Posted by: Jose M. A. over 4 years ago.

Mr Shaw performed beyond what I had expected in my appeal, and the entire process. He didn't guarantee a victory but listening to him explain things...
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Showing 2 of 69 peer endorsements

James Charles Shields
James Shields

Torrance, CA

6 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer with no reservation. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community. Very hardworking and diligent....
Cameron Todd Norris
Cameron Norris

Camarillo, CA

24 days ago

Relationship: Other

Mr. Shaw is who I would recommend as criminal defense counsel in Middlesex County as relates to any criminal defense matter.
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2000 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/18/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1999 – present

Law Offices of Robert F. Shaw, Jr.


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1997 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Boston College Law School


Showing 1 of 9 awards

2014 Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in Massachusetts

American Society of Legal Advocates


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Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Showing 2 of 25 publications

2014 SJC Orders Resentencing for Man Convicted as Juvenile in Roxbury Slaying

Boston Globe

2013 Robert F. Shaw, Jr. named a 2012 Lawyer of the Year

Massachusetts Lawyers Wekly

Speaking Engagements

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2009 The Statute of Limitation Defense: General Overview and Current Issues

at Hardly Common Defenses to Common, But Hard, Criminal Cases

2009 Repressed Memory

at Forensic Mental Health & The Law

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