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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Instrumental Attorney

Posted by: C.H. 9 days ago.

Mr. Shaw was instrumental in my case and got my conviction vacated. Compared to other attorneys, his level of communication is superior. He kept me...

The Best Lawyer I Ever Had

Posted by: LG 7 months ago.

Mr. Shaw represented me in my appeal from a very serious criminal case and won. Mr. Shaw is different from other attorneys because he carries himself...
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Judd S Nemiro
Judd Nemiro

Phoenix, AZ

25 days ago

Relationship: Other

Very determined and dedicated attorney. I endorse this lawyer.
Douglas MacMillan Borthwick
Douglas Borthwick

Santa Ana, CA

5 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
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2000 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/26/2015
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


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2015 Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in Massachusetts

ASLA, 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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