Hon. James J. Brady See Rating Details
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Average Rating:8.1 - 6 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. James J. Brady


Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 21076
The most biased judge that I've ever come across. Thank the lord we have Federal Courts of Appeals to overturn those cases where his judicial bias is most noticeable.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 11667
Judge Brady is the epitome of a judicial officer: patient, reasonable, understanding, and fair. He treats everyone with respect and strives to make the right decision based on law. And he makes his decisions quickly!

Civil Litigation - Govt.

Comment #: 6308
Rating:Not Rated
Perfect judge, if there ever was one.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 5859
Probably the fairest judge I've ever had.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 4071
I handled a civil matter in his court sometime back. Some attorney's say that he is too plaintiff's friendly, but he was pretty straightforward with his rulings and sided with my side (employer-defendant). I like his reasoning, as he gets to the point and doesn't bore you with scholarly discussions in his rulings that don't contribute to anything (ie, another Judge at the Middle District).

All in all, gave him high marks. Although maybe I'm biased since I've been fairly successful in his court.