Hon. Michael R. Barrett See Rating Details
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Average Rating:8.4 - 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. Michael R. Barrett


Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 23901
This is the most easy-going federal judge you will ever encounter. He is smart and fair, casual but respectful. Sometimes keeps you waiting, but not because he is lazy. He says every lawyer enters his courtroom with a full glass of credibility. If you choose to spill it, a little at a time or all at once, that is your choice and you will suffer accordingly.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 21265
I have not appeared before this judge in any criminal matter, but I was in the jury pool, and what I observed was that I was impressed with the way that he handled the jury.