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Attorney Robert Shute is a Personal Injury Lawyer serving all of Western Massachusetts for over 25 years. Attorney Robert W. Shute is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is recognized as the most prestigious group of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million or multi-million dollar verdicts, awards or settlements for their clients.
Attorney Shute has been admitted to the practice of law in Massachusetts for over twenty-five years. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys. Both of these organizations strive to educate the public and the legal profession, with the goal of protecting the health, safety and legal rights of Massachusetts families. Attorney Shute was educated at Stonehill College in Massachusetts where he received his BA in Economics. He attended law school at The Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. where he earned his Juris Doctor (JD) degree in 1979. Attorney Shute has continuously lived and practiced law in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts since 1981.
Attorney Shute regularly volunteers his time to local public service activities which have included being the attorney-coach for a local high school’s Massachusetts State Champion team in the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Mock Trial Competition.
Attorney Shute approaches each case with the idea that thorough preparation is the key to success with injury cases just as it is in many other areas of life. A well prepared case accomplishes several goals. It increases the likelihood that your case will settle for a fair amount without a trial because your opponent will recognize the risk of going to trial. If the case does not settle, then thorough preparation will serve you well in court. If your case does go to trial, it is particularly important that it be prepared thoroughly and presented honestly, in a way that respects the intelligence of the jurors and respects the commitment that the jurors make to reach a fair verdict. Attorney Shute is committed to that goal.
Thomas Jefferson, U.S. President, 1801