Hon. Martin P. Welch See Rating Details
Chief Judge
Circuit Court
Baltimore City County
8th Circuit
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Attorney Average Rating:   8.1 - 3 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   - 0 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. Martin P. Welch


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Prosecutor

Comment #: MD2003
Rating:9.8
Comments:
Judge Welch is a pleasure to practice before. He is fair to both sides, and attempts to resolve matters in the best interests of justice, coupled with true concern and compassion for the community and the defendant. He is very even-handed, and will take the time to teach attorneys if they are willing to learn and be guided. He is respectful to all, regardless of your color or status in life. A true example of how to encounter all matters, pleasant or otherwise, with grace and, most of all, integrity.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: MD77
Rating:8.8
Comments:
Very kind and gentle, albeit a bit wimpy.