Peter Sautter has extensive experience as a trial attorney
in both the civil and criminal justice systems.
Following law school, he served as a Assistant State
Attorney for the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office, the
nation's fourth largest prosecuting office. During his
years as an Assistant State Attorney, he prosecuted a
variety of cases from DUI to Capital Murder. By the end of
his tenure as an Assistant State Attorney, Mr. Sautter was
prosecuting primarily murder cases and violent crimes in the
Career Criminal/Robbery Unit, a specialized unit within the
Felony Division which prosecuted Miami's most violent career
criminals. With the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office, he
conducted 34 jury trials and 35 bench trials with an 89%
After finishing his tenure with the Miami-Dade State
Attorney's Office, he worked for several years as a civil
trial lawyer for two Miami-based insurance defense firms
specializing in automobile liability and medical malpractice
defense. Mr. Sautter then joined the firm of Hinshaw &
Culbertson, LLP, a Chicago based law firm. Hinshaw and
Culbertson is one of the nation's largest law firms, with
over 350 attorneys in twenty offices around the country.
During his time at Hinshaw & Culbertson, Mr. Sautter
practiced primarily in the areas of automobile liability
defense, trucking liability defense, wrongful death defense,
personal injury, construction defects litigation, products liability,
premises liability, commercial litigation and insurance
coverage disputes. Mr. Sautter handled this wide variety of
cases from the initial pleading stages, through trial and
About Our Firm...
with an experienced attorney – Our clients work closely
with an attorney – not a paralegal or office administrator.
Clients deserve to have a qualified, experienced attorney
available each step of the way to explain the process, present
options and assist with making decisions that are best in both
the short and long terms.
Be fully informed – The legal system can be
overwhelming and intimidating. We will lead you through the
process and assist you in determining your best legal options.
You will receive copies of all relevant documents and be
apprised of all significant aspects of the case.
Be treated with dignity and understanding –
We understand that people and companies sometimes find
themselves involved in the legal system unwillingly. Being a
defendant in a
criminal case or a litigant in a civil case is certainly not a
pleasant experience. We aggressively pursue our clients’ interests while
assuring that they are fully informed and comfortable with every
We serve clients in all state and federal
courts throughout Florida.