Hon. Charles R. Simpson III See Rating Details
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Average Rating:6.8 - 3 rating(s)
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*Temperament:   (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
*Scholarship:   (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
*Industriousness:   (1=Not at all industrious,10=Highly industrious)
*Ability to Handle Complex Litigation:    (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
*Punctuality:    (1=Chronic`y Late,10=Always on Time)
*Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation:    (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
*Evenhandedness in Criminal Litigation:   (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Flexibility In Scheduling   (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)
General Inclination Regarding Bail (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Pre-Trial:   (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
Involvement in Civil Settlement Discussions:   (1=Least Involved,10=Most Involved)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Trial:    (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Sentencing:    (1=Most Lenient,10=Most Harsh)
Typical Discount Off Guidelines for Cooperators:    (1=10%,10=100%)
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What others have said about Hon. Charles R. Simpson III


Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 4518
Genuinely nice person off the bench, but pro-government on the bench. In his earlier days on the bench, he would sometimes (seemingly deliberately) make lawyers look bad by asking them questions about some technical matter and waiting until they looked it up, while implying that they should know the answer off the top of their heads. Has mellowed in that regard.

His tardiness is a fairly consistent issue (not that there is anything to be done about it).

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 2105
Very slow to rule in civil cases. If you can agree to anything, that'll be quicker than waiting for His Honor to act.