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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Ligia M Melendez Parmenter
Ligia Parmenter

San Rafael, CA

About 1 month ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Robert F. Shaw Jr. is an experienced attorney whose participation and comments in Avvo show his commitment to serving clients very well. He is an...
Christine Bennett
Christine Bennett

Richland, WA

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: 03/18/2014
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


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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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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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