Robert Shapiro (lawyer) - Personal Life

Personal Life

Shapiro was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, United States.

Shapiro graduated from LA's Hamilton HS c:a 1961 and UCLA in 1965. He obtained his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School in 1968.

Shapiro married Linell Thomas on March 8,1970 and has a son, Grant. Another son, Brent, was found dead from an adverse reaction of MDMA on 11 October 2005. The death of Brent Shapiro sparked the founding of "The Brent Shapiro Foundation", a non-profit organization with an aim to raise drug awareness, for which he serves as chairman of the board, as well as Pickford Lofts, a rehabilitation facility.

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