Robert S. Shields, Jr. (“Rob”) has over 35 years of experience representing clients in a wide variety of civil litigation matters. He has tried over 60 civil cases to verdicts across North Carolina in State and Federal Court, with many involving claims of many millions of dollars. Rob takes pride positively surprising his clients with the results he gets.
Rob has over 35 years of experience representing clients in a wide variety of civil litigation matters. His broad range of experience spans from complex business litigation, real estate litigation, estate and trusts litigation, professional liability defense, personal injury/premises liability, construction, alternative dispute resolution and family/domestic.
Clients benefit from Rob’s love of the courtroom and his passion for trying a case. He has earned the reputation of being aggressive both in the courtroom and his preparation of a case before it ever goes to trial. Rob’s understands that many clients want to avoid a jury trial given the time, expense and risk involved, and given his extensive jury trial experience, he is skilled at knowing when it is best for a client to settle a case without a trial.
Rob is married to his wife Ginger and they have four children, Robert, Claude, Ryan and Rachel and a dog, Finley. He has served as a volunteer with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes for more than 20 years. He is a member of Summit Church in Raleigh. Rob offers motivational speeches and presentations to various youth groups.