Hon. Vince Chhabria (N.D.Cal.)
He really likes the sound of his own voice. He would rather listen to himself talk during oral argument than listen to counsel's responses to his questions. Constantly interrupts, then claims to "lose track" of counsel's arguments.
Civil Litigation - Private - (4/8/2021 1:00:07 PM)
Hon. Paul W. Grimm (D.Md.)
Honorable Paul W.Grimm is the best judge in the world. He is very smart, he is the best and most intelligent Federal Magistrate Judge in Maryland. He is always prepared and generally knows more about the issues than the lawyers. In settlement meetings, his insight is balanced and universally respected. He can see through everything. He was the shinning light at the end of the tunnel when I lost all my hope. There is no words to describe my appreciation for Judge Grimm. It has been almost a decade now for my case against the County but Judge Grimm still in my heart and I pray for him every time I pray to god. He is the greatest judge in the world.
Other - (4/8/2021 11:03:07 AM)
Hon. James van Meerveld (E.D.La.)
Biased, incompetent. Uses arrogance to hide her insecurities and incompetency.
Civil Litigation - Private - (4/7/2021 2:38:38 PM)
Hon. Barry Ashe (E.D.La.)
Very slow to rule on matters. Favors defense counsel by his delays.
Civil Litigation - Private - (4/7/2021 2:34:37 PM)
Hon. Steven L. Tiscione (E.D.N.Y.)
While his ultimate legal analysis was off base (and eventually reversed by the Second Circuit), he was pleasant to appear in front.
Civil Litigation - Private - (4/7/2021 12:37:09 PM)
Hon. William Alsup (N.D.Cal.)
Completely ignored facts. Biased and definitely not even-handed or impartial.When presented with irrefutable evidence that he made a huge judgment error he refused to ackknowledge that the Dept of Labor suppressed totally exonerating evidence and Forged, modified, reworded and edited an official goverment document and submitted it as evidence early in the case expectibg the case to settle.When the case did not settle the US DOL proceeded to embark ib a character assasinating campaign to destroy the defendant ao he would not have the opportunity to afford the trial and the forged document and coverup would be seen in Discovery.Egregious violations of the defendants constitutional rights resulted,along with many millions of dollars in damages.The actual authentic document that was supressed by the DOL and modified to say the opposite of what it actually says was not discovered by defendant till after the wrongful judgement that the judge refused to overturn. There was only one thing before the judge in the case. whether or not the volunteer position was considered employment as far as the FLSA. The suppressed actual document explicitly provided a carveout and said the volunteer position did NOT constitute an employment relationship. The judge was WRONG and failed to take responsibility for his HUGE mistake. Arrogant, unfair, demeaning and intoxicated with power.Potentially senile and impaired. A danger to citizens.
Civil Litigation - Govt. - (4/7/2021 1:48:15 AM)
Hon. Thomas W. Thrash, Jr. (N.D.Ga.)
Sits on cases for increasingly long times, the closer to his retirment this May. Unpredictable, erractic rulings and harshly punitive at times. A chief judge like this is another reason this court is a laughingstock of the country with the state of Georgia.
Civil Litigation - Govt. - (4/3/2021 12:04:28 AM)
Hon. Michael M. Baylson (E.D.Pa.)
Plaintiffs' lawyers start off with '2 strikes.' Best advice: Get the hell off his docket...and fast!
Civil Litigation - Private - (4/2/2021 7:47:33 AM)
Hon. Lynne A. Sitarski (E.D.Pa.)
All preceding comments are on point. And those are all anonymous lawyers. Speak to your colleagues. The best single word to help you understand Her Honor: Surly. meaning: 'Rude, aloof. Used to describe someone who considers themselves better than others, and treats others as if they aren't even worthy enough to tie his/her shoes.'
Civil Litigation - Private - (4/2/2021 7:40:35 AM)
Hon. Nitza I. QuiƱones Alejandro (E.D.Pa.)
Sorry to say, this Judge has proven to be a do-nothing-for-anyone member of the bench! Her "personal background" was her selling point for her appointment. As a civil litigator, I was disappointed she did nothing in the case. And don't think going to her Mag. Judge will help. You will simply have to settle your case without any judicial involvement -- which in the EDPA is probably the best thing for you and your clients.
Civil Litigation - Private - (4/2/2021 7:29:23 AM)