Hon. Reed Charles OConnor See Rating Details
District Judge See Comments
N.D.Tex.  
Average Rating:4.1 - 6 rating(s)
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Ratings

*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%)
  Items marked with (*) are averaged into the displayed overall rating
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Comments


Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 17978
Rating:2.2
Comments:
Probably the worst judge in Dallas other than one or two on County Court. He is simply not cut out to be a Judge.

Civil Litigation - Govt.

Comment #: 13121
Rating:8.7
Comments:
Judge O'Connor likes to think out loud in wrapping his mind around complex or novel legal issues that come before him. I can see where this might come off as if he doesn't know what he's doing, but that certainly is not my experience. His preference toward fleshing out issues with the parties, rather than in his chambers, impresses me as the mark of a fair and thoughtful jurist. He also rules very quickly, correctly (even though several rulings did not go our way), and is very accomodating in scheduling.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 12482
Rating:2.0
Comments:
This Judge is poor. He tries but does not have the experience to conduct civil trials.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 12281
Rating:10.0
Comments:
A terrific jurist. I handled an exceedingly complex civil case in his court and he was thoughtful, professional, and fair. A credit to the profession.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 10780
Rating:1.0
Comments:
He has no idea what he is doing in civil cases.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 10181
Rating:1.0
Comments:
The Judge is biased. He should not have ever been appointed. He has no idea what civil litigation is.