Robert A. George

Robert A. George

Managing Partner
Location:
Sturbridge, Massachusetts
Phone:
774-452-9955
Fax:
508-347-5627
Email:

Attorney George provides competent, aggressive representation. He is a problem solver who can shepherd his clients through complex life issues. Whether it means sorting out a personal or financial problem, launching a new business, helping buy a new house or drafting an appropriate estate plan, he finds the solution that's right for you.

He has represented hundreds of families seeking a fresh start through bankruptcy. His practice includes both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. He has successfully won settlements for people whose rights were violated by debt collectors and credit reporting agencies. He has received numerous commendations for his work from the VLS. He is a member of the National Association of Consumer and Bankruptcy Attorneys and practices regularly in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Attorney George works with people whose estate needs vary from simple wills to complex trusts designed to protect assets from creditors and taxes. Through free and comprehensive initial consultations, he explains the different estate planning options and helps people pick the one most suitable to their needs.

He is also active in the firm's real estate and business divisions. He has helped local entrepreneurs create a corporation or LLC for their new business and then guided them through the years as they've grown and prospered. He represents both sellers and buyers in residential and commercial real estate transactions.

As a litigator, Attorney George has successfully represented clients in both district and superior courts. He also recovered hundreds of thousands of dollars for people who have been wrongfully injured. In addition to his skill in the courtroom, he is an experienced negotiator who is able to get the most for clients who are attempting to settle a dispute without the time and expense of litigation.

Attorney George brings a wealth of life experience to the job of protecting and helping people. He grew up in Sturbridge and graduated from Tantasqua High School. He graduated Cum Laude with a degree in mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1985 and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Maine in 2006. In between he worked as an award winning journalist for papers from Maine to New Orleans. He is married and has three teenage children.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Estate Planning

Litigation Percentage

  • 20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2006
  • Maine, 2006
  • Connecticut, 2006
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Massachusetts

Education

  • University of Maine School of Law, Portland, Maine
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2006
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. cum laude - 1985
    • Major: Mathematics

Representative Clients

  • Southbridge Credit Union
  • Thrifty Car Sales
  • County Bank for Savings
  • Slim's Sewer Service

Honors and Awards

  • Volunteer Lawyer Services Pro Bono Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Worcester County Bankruptcy Bar, Member, 2007 - Present
  • National Association of Consumer and Bankruptcy Attorneys , Member

Past Employment Positions

  • New Orleans Times - Picayune, Reporter

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Lawyer Services, 2006 - Present