Hon. Lawrence Mirman See Rating Details

Circuit Court
Martin County
19th Circuit
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General Rating Criteria

* 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=Chronically Late,10=Always on Time)
* General Ability to Handle Pre-Trial Matters (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
* General Ability as a Trial Judge (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
Flexibility In Scheduling (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)

Criminal Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Evenhandedness in Criminal Litigation (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
General Inclination Regarding Bail (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
Involvement in Plea Discussions (1=Not at all Involved, 10=Very Involved)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Pretrial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Trial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Sentencing Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)

Civil Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation (1=Not at all Evenhanded,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Involvement in Settlement Discussions (1=Not at all Involved,10=Very Involved)
General Inclination (1=Pro-defendant, 10=Pro-plaintiff)

What others have said about Hon. Lawrence Mirman



Comment #: FL5074
Rating:Not Rated
You should post a sign outside
"Free Admission!! Witness judge Lawrence Mirman's courtroom antics
along with his

1. Derogatory comments
2. Threats
3. Bullying
4. Limited Vocabulary
5. Bias
6. Inadequacies "

Makes himself look like the village idiot when he bost of his being an educated man.
He despises woman especially ones that are smarter then him(all).
He likes to bully and victimize the weakest person in the room when he can't get a rise out of those whom are more successfu,l or more intelligent than himself with his repeated Derogatory Comments and verbal assaults with actually asking someone far more successful than himself, "Do you have a job?", "What do you do for a living?""Do you have a mental problem" , making a complete fool of himself. The answer is "Yes I have a job, no I have never had a mental problem not been asked that before","Unlike your Dishonorable so called Judge, I have never been unemployed except when I was paralyzed as a first responder and had to relearn how to walk and Cath myself"( Google catheter clownboy)other than that I have never been absent, late or dismissed from an employer you".My questions now... "Do you speak to your wife or children in the same applauding and demeaning way" "Do you beat your wife and children?""How many times have you been pulled over drunk driving ? I and others have many more questions about you and your behavior

Dear Judge Moron, you are on Court Record twice admitting your bias and conflict of interest with being good friends of 25 years with opposing council, along with your repeated derogatory statements against me, repeated, unbecoming, unprovoked derogatory comments in hopes of getting a rise out of me, not realizing I'm trained to work with addicts who act exactly like you. You failure forced you to attract the most victimized person in the room, the most loving, kindest daughter of a missing man, a daughter that was there to speak for her father when asked, only further threatened by you.
Just remember You are a pathetic little man appointed by Jeb Bush, who can't hold his own as an attorney so finds safety as a civil Servant that brings nothing but Shame to Martin County's Courthouse

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: FL4579
As a pro se litigant, in an "unusual" case, I was lucky to have Judge Mirman to rule in my hearing. I found Judge Mirman to be knowledgeable of my case, thorough, diplomatic, fair, patient in explaining matters, and by far the best Judge one could hope for. I praise his demeanor and convey much appreciation to his position in the judicial position as the honorable Judge that he is.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: FL3349
Judge Mirman came into a property case just before summary judgment. I worried that he might be a "good old boy," inclined to favor home town lawyers and unable to fully grasp the legal issues. I was wrong. At the hearing, it was evident that he not only had read everything in this fact-laden case, but was clear on the legal issues -- some of which were specific to a narrow area of property law. After he awarded summary judgment, attorneys on both sides complimented him on his thoroughness and ability to zero in on the critical issues. That is a true compliment. Judge Mirman was fair to both sides, allowing both to fairly present their case. His temperament is unassailable. I agree with the criminal defense lawyer that Judge Mirman is among the best judges that we have, and is a true credit to the bench.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL662
Judge Mirman is an absolute credit to the bench. When he first started as a judge I was a little concerned that we would end up with another less-than-bright former state attorney with no experience in family law matters. I was wrong. Mirman hit the books and learned the law. He now has a very good grasp of the family law area, although sometimes he misses the boat on the finer points of the law. He is amazingly fair and lets both sides try their case. Sometimes he is a little too fair and lets people argue too much after he has ruled. I have sometimes seen certain lawyers contuinue to argue after the court has ruled and cause a complete flip-flop. His written opinions are quite scholarly and well-reasoned. Overall, a credit to the bench. Things to work on: he tends to give much too much credit to the honesty of police officers and the impact of a criminal record. If the litigant on the other side is sitting in "Jailhouse Orange" don't worry about the turkey for Thanksgiving because he's already cooked. Overall, though, I would rate Judge Mirman among the best.