Hon. Mimi R. Cooper See Rating Details
Associate District Judge
Circuit Court
Harford County
3rd Circuit
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Attorney Average Rating:   1.7 - 3 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)

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What others have said about Hon. Mimi R. Cooper


Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: MD8085
This Judge Cooper is unreal. She's most definitely pro prosecution no matter how deceptive plaintiff's provable intent reveals itself. Now in line myself for circuit court appeal. Had no idea why I was being attacked by Judge Mimi Cooper in court. Seeing commentary, I understand and agree with said commentary listed here about absence of professionalism, unbiased jurist deportment and rather condescending communicate towards an individual is rather disgusting-- and that's been polite. If anyone thinks that transexuals are unbiased, even keel, and prone to respecting all other people...including men, they've another thing coming!!!


Comment #: MD8061
Rating:Not Rated
She is make desicion my case with out any knowedge very poor communication with plaintiff very bad judgement very sad our court systems sucks


Comment #: MD8045
There's a reason why most people who end up in her courtroom end up going to jury trial instead OR if they do go to trial with her, they end up immediately putting in for an appeal. I've heard (and I'd imagine it's true) that defendants in her courtroom have the HIGHEST rate of appealing a sentence/ruling she's handed down, or taking it to jury trial/circuit Court before it can get to that point. Why is this? Her insane sentences she hands down for the most ridiculous things! I agree that law breakers should be punished, but judge Cooper is in no way reasonable, with the majority of her cases at least.


Comment #: MD7672
Rating:Not Rated
Horrible just horrible should be dispared. No sense a Real. Stupid All lawyers Cant stand her. Cover up her DUI

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: MD6587
Judge Cooper is a hypocrite and a poor example of an unbiased jurist. Considering her own personal problems displayed in the public media, she's an extremely hard sentencing judge. She's very pro-prosecution and not at all versed on recent Supreme Court rulings (confrontation clause cases like Crawford). She presents poorly in the courtroom as someone in a position of authority. This is not a judge who is held in high regard by anyone who appears before her.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: MD6099
Unprofessional. Needs to go back to school for evidence. Pro-prosecution and biased. Poor example of a jurist with power to decide cases and render sentence.


Comment #: MD3825
Rating:Not Rated
hi mimi,
it's johnny waldon, who was in your jail last year. I now am in Cheyenne, Wyoming, trying to make it again, here. for some reason, my homecoming in 2012, wasn't successful. as of now, I'm situated and establishing an online business. I still want to return home, but I can't get situated there. if this business goes well, I hope to return to Harford county. we'll see!!

anyway, I want to try to establish an ongoing correspondence with you. if you recall, I use to write you while in the jail. that didn't go far. now, I'm not in a county or state institution, so I want to get to know you on a more personal basis. I liked you, despite what I've heard from others. you treated me well, when I came before you. I don't see you as having problems with me. I'm in your corner(smile). I don't know if youre married, and I don't care. I want to know you on a personal basis. I know it's not everyday you get email from ex-inmates, but I like you, and I want an ongoing correspondence with you.

I hope you return this email. it's better than writing a letter, in my opinion. here's my address/number/email address. hope to hear from you soon.

johnny a waldon 3338 belaire drive, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001/ 307 25-6453/ johnnywaldon@gmail.com

with much respect,

johnny a waldon