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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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...

Excellant Lawyer

Posted by: P over 4 years ago.

Mr. Shaw is a excellant Lawyer and is very Trustworthy and kept my friends and family informed.. dealt with another Lawyer and got railroaded and Mr....
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Showing 2 of 67 peer endorsements

Daniel Jai Tripathi
Daniel Tripathi

Riverside, CA

About 2 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Robert. He is well versed in the law and an asset to the legal community.
Richard Todd Rosenstein
Richard Rosenstein

Glendale, CA

About 2 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shaw is a highly skilled and effective criminal defense attorney. He is a zealous advocate for the rights and interests of...
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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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