Hon. David L. Horan See Rating Details
Magistrate Judge See Comments
N.D.Tex.  
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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)
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Litigant

Comment #: 24234
Rating:10.0
Comments:
Judge Horan is an exceptionally fair, thorough and competent judge. His rulings come much more quickly than those from many of his peers yet show a higher level of detail, quality of review, and mastery of the law and issues. Litigants and counsel should be forewarned that if they get into discovery disputes he will force them to use Joint Status Reports and other items to try and resolve the issues themselves before he intervenes. This will increase your costs but will also force you to truly be on your game as to any such disputes. I would be shocked if Judge Horan does not move up to District Court Judge (and perhaps beyond) or back to a position of very high regard in the private sector based upon his exceptional skills, work ethic, and balanced temperament.