Hon. Erik H. Nyce See Rating Details
Associate District Judge
Circuit Court
Prince George's County
7th Circuit
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Attorney Average Rating:   3.8 - 4 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   5.0 - 4 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. Erik H. Nyce


Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: MD6811
Not sure how he qualified to be a Judge. While he was in private practice, he proved to be one who held a grudge against attorneys. He appears to simply be politically aligned more than qualified to be a Judge. After losing his circuit court judgeship, the governor reserved a spot for him on district court. That is how crooked the system and governor are. More than qualified candidates were disregarded. Now he has problems doing his job because he is mad at the world for losing his circuit court judgeship, rightfully so, to Judge Ingrid Turner.

Court Staff

Comment #: MD6567
Arrogant and rude


Comment #: MD6110
Last I was before Judge Nyce, it was evident he did not understand the Rules of Evidence, or Criminal Procedure.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: MD3886
Rating:Not Rated
seems to have a pleasant demeanor and willing to actually listen and hear evidence and argument which is more than most in PG.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: MD2182
He's a bleeding heart.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: MD2180
He is simply a great judge.

Court Staff

Comment #: MD1646
He is extremely unfair when it comes to hearing both sides of parties He does not look into all the evidence before making a ruling. He has destroyed innocent people lives.