About Peter Sautter...

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% conviction rate.

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 appeal.

About Our Firm...

Work directly 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 decision.

We serve clients in all state and federal courts throughout Florida.

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