Hon. Samuel H. Mays See Rating Details
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Average Rating:8.8 - 2 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. Samuel H. Mays


Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 22216
Judge Mays always has to be the funniest guy in the room. He is however very smart but not particularly timely off the bench but works really hard during trial. I always breathe a sigh of relief when my cases fall into his court.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 4340
Judge Mays displays a jovial and relaxed demeanor from the bench, and he is friendly to lawyers. He is a smart and fair judge who will usually make the right decision once he rolls up his sleaves and figures out what your case is about, but that sometimes occurs late in the game. I am not sure why this site considers lack of judicial involvement in civil settlement discussions to be a negative.