Hon. Catherine Curran O'Malley See Rating Details
Associate District Judge
Circuit Court
Baltimore City County
8th Circuit
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Attorney Average Rating:   4.9 - 2 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 1 rating(s)
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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. Catherine Curran O'Malley


Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: MD6049
Too opinionated to be impartial in criminal trials. Makes up her mind too quickly and before all the evidence has been presented. Pro-prosecution and blind to mitigating factors at sentencing.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: MD3079
Willing to listen to the Defendant and defense counsel, practical and intelligent.


Comment #: MD2507
horrible experience. My attorney embarassed her in 2012 and I won,but at what cost? felt like i lost. Horrible temper this year like 2 years ago. Failure to acknowledge TRUE evidence,horrible judge. Poor Martin,good govenor with a selfish,sexist wife