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Robert (Bob) Casby is well known for his in-depth preparation and courtroom agility. Bob brings to his trial practice a sharp understanding of human nature and an unrelenting focus on knowing more about a case than anyone else in the courtroom. In his 30 years of practice, Bob has successfully tried nearly every type of personal injury and wrongful death case, from medical malpractice to defective consumer products and industrial equipment to aviation to railroad accidents.  His practice also encompasses construction site accidents, and premises and general liability cases.


Recognized by his peers for his achievements, Bob is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Attorneys. He was also elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates and served as President of the Massachusetts Chapter from 1998 - 2000. He is a frequent lecturer, locally and nationally, for the American Law Institute, American Bar Association, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE), the Massachusetts Bar Association and other industry trade organizations.


Bob joined SUGARMAN after graduating law school in 1982 and has been a principal of the firm since 1987.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%

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Contact info

Sugarman and Sugarman, P.C.

Prudential Tower
800 Boylston Street, 30th Floor
Boston, MA, 02199-8001


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Principal, AttorneySugarman and Sugarman,P.C.1982 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMemberN/A
International Academy of Trial LawyersFellowN/A
Massachusetts Bar FoundationFellowN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American College of Trial LawyersMember State Committee2004 - 2007
American Board of Trial AdvocatesPresident Massachusetts Chapter1998 - 2000
Massachusetts Academy of Trial AttorneysBoard of Governors1995 - 2000
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Baudanza v. Comcast, 454 Mass. 622 (2009)Jury Verdict
Tryon v. City of Lowell, 29 Mass. App. Ct. 720 (1991)N/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Boston CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1975

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