Hon. Nancy M. Purpura See Rating Details
Associate Circuit Judge
Circuit Court
Baltimore County County
3rd Circuit
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Attorney Average Rating:   4.2 - 6 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   3.0 - 3 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)
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What others have said about Hon. Nancy M. Purpura


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Litigant

Comment #: MD6163
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Honorable Judge Purpura was extremely professional. I arrived late and she reminded me of court etiquette. I have never heard a judge say, "Always call." I truly appreciated her candor. Regarding the handling of my case evidence Hon. Judge Purpura listened and ruled accordingly without fan fair or pretenses. Thank You for your professionalism Judge Purpura.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: MD6153
Rating:7.6
Comments:
She is thoughtful and prepared.

Other

Comment #: MD5840
Rating:9.0
Comments:
Judge was very knowledgeable and fair.

Other

Comment #: MD5732
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
DISGUSTING!

Other

Comment #: MD5731
Rating:1.0
Comments:
If there was a "0" rating she would have gotten that! This judge is a disgrace! She is delusional and disgusts me. If something happens to the child who is in the hands of a monster full-time now, I blame it on this evil, sick "judge". I don't know what her problem is, but there was significant evidence that was totally disregarded--including that from a licensed psychologist who was appointed by the court to evaluate the parties in this case. Unbelievable!!!

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: MD5606
Rating:3.0
Comments:
Awful to appear before. She seems extremely biased against female defendants. Behaves like a schoolyard bully. Seems insecure and easily threatened. Has a need to unnecessarily assert her authority.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: MD5450
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Immature and insulting. Has to be the smartest person in the room or she will become mean. Can be rude to defendants and subjective on major issues. Will not listen- makes up her mind ahead of time. She is also emotionally unbalanced.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: MD4601
Rating:10.0
Comments:
smart, fair, and a pleasure to appear before

Other

Comment #: MD4536
Rating:1.0
Comments:
I had a negative experience with Judge Purpura. Not only she dismissed the facts of the case but dismiss the findings, she is bias, unprofessional, and incompetent.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: MD4061
Rating:1.9
Comments:
Biased; Emotional in making decisions; not knowledgeable about the law; behaves like a bully; enjoys intimidating litigants not fitting to be on the bench