Robert Shapiro

Net Worth: $100'000'000

Robert Shapiro

$100'000'000

Shapiro is an American celebrity lawyer who has an estimated net worth of $100’000’000. Robert Shapiro is best known for defending Erik Men?ndez and O. J. Simpson in the 1990s. As one of many lawyers for Simpson, he helped defend his ex-wife and her friend Simpson from charges that he murdered. Later in his career, Shapiro turned to civil litigation and co-founded Legalism and the online fashion subscription service Bedazzle. Shortly after, O. J. Shapiro and his lawyers moved their practices away from criminal defense to civil litigators. Shapiro has represented famous athletes besides Simpson, such as Darryl Strawberry, Jose Case, and Vince Coleman, as well as other celebrities such as Johnny Carson, Christian Brando, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, and Linda Lovelace, and the Kardashians. Shapiro represents Steven Wynn and Wynn Resorts actress Eva Longoria Rockstar Energy Drinks, and Diamond Resorts International In civil matters. Table of contents early Life and Education Erik Men?ndez O. J. Simpson Other Clients Career as an Author Business endorsements Personal Life and Charity Early Life and Education Robert Shapiro was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, in 1942. He later moved to Los Angeles, California, where He attended Hamilton High School and then UCLA. After graduating from the latter with a BS in finance, Shapiro enrolled at Loyola Mary mount University Law School and earned his JD in 1968. He was admitted to The California State Bar The next year. In 1990 Shapiro took on his most notorious legal case yet when he defended Erik Men?ndez, who murdered his parents In 1989 along with his brother Lyle. When Lyle was arrested, Shapiro arranged the surrender of Erik, who was in Israel at the time for a tennis match. After Erik’s initial arrest, Shapiro represented him on the first day of trial. The defense was handed to Leslie Abramson, who defended Erik until 1996. The brothers were convicted. O. J. Simpson Already associated with O. J. Simpson, Shapiro played a critical role in the 1994 murder trial of the football star. The former NBA star was present at Robert Kardashian’s televised press conference exhorting Simpson to turn himself in to the police. Kardashian read a Simpson letter which Shapiro claimed was a suicide note, while Simpson was on a conference stage. Cecil led Shapiro to plead with Simpson to surrender. Simpson surrendered to police later in the day with Shapiro’s help, Following the famous Bronco chase. Early in the O. J. Shapiro led the defense Team known as the Dream Team, which also included attorneys such as Johnnie Cochran, Peter Neufeld, and Gerald Helmet Alan Dershowitz. Shapiro held the group as a leader for the first time and gave his position to Cochran. The Simpsons Ultimately successfully defended Simpson against the charge of murdering his wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. Even with the successful verdict, Shapiro criticized Cochran for bringing race into the trial. Shapiro also attacked F. Lee Bailey calls him a loose cannon. Shapiro moved his practice away from criminal defense and to civil litigation Following the Simpson trial. Beyond Men?ndez and Simpson, Shapiro represented other top-profile figures throughout his career. He defended athletes such as Vince Coleman, Jose Case, and Darryl Strawberry, as well as celebrities such as Linda Lovelace, Johnny Carson, Christian Brando, Eva Longoria, and Rob Kardashian. Shapiro represented Wynn Resorts, Rock star Diamond Resorts International, and Occidental Petroleum Corporation On the corporate side of things. As an Author Shapiro has written multiple books about the law. One of his titles that gained The most attention was 1998’s “The Search for Justice: A Defense Attorney’s Brief on The O. J. Simpson Case. Shapiro expressed his belief In the book that Simpson was not framed for racial reasons by the LAPD and believed the verdict was correct on account of reasonable doubt. Shapiro also created the character Some the Sober Monkey In the anti-drug children’s book Some Says No. Shapiro co-founded the Legalism online legal technology company with Edward R wood In 2001. Hartman, Brian P. Y. Liu, and Brian S. Lee. The other men, who were at The time not well known, decided to bring Shapiro into their operation to raise their credibility and profile. Legal Zoom is a service designed to help customers create legal documents without having to engage a lawyer. The documents it helps generate include living trusts, copyright registrations, wills, and trademark applications. The use of electronic filing machines and the legal world has been perceived as disrupting the legal market. In 2009 Shapiro co-founded the online fashion subscription service Bedazzle. Its other founders include M. J. Eng, Kim Kardashian, and fellow Legalism co-founder Brian S. Lee. Every month the company launches new collections of handbags, jewelry, and shoes and allows members to browse a showroom designed for their fashion preferences. Shoe dazzle has risen significantly from three million members to ten million between 2011 and 2012. It was bought by rival online fashion subscriptions Just In 2013 but continues to run as a separate brand. In 1970 Shapiro married Lineal Thomas. They had two sons named Grant and Brent. The child died in 2005 of a drug overdose. In response, Shapiro created the Brent Shapiro Foundation, which aims to raise awareness about drug addiction. Shapiro serves as chairman of the board of the Foundation and is also chairman of the Pickford Lofts rehabilitation facility. The net worth of F Lee Bailey is estimated by using data from public sources net worth of Alan Dershowitz net worth Robert Shapiro is 73 years old. When provided, we also incorporate private tips and feedback received from the celebrities or their representatives. 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Published: 19/08/2022
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Sep 02, 1942
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Attorney
United States of America

Present Rank:

2355

Historical Rank:

3405

Date of Birth:

Sep 02, 1942

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Age:

80

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Attorney

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United States of America

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