Hon. Timothy J. McGinty See Rating Details

Court of Common
Cuyahoga County
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Attorney Average Rating:   6.5 - 1 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. Timothy J. McGinty


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Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: OH43
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Biggest concern from most criminal lawyers is his tendency to be mischievous...a guy who likes to play with his food before he eats it (common characterization). Not nearly as tough on crime as his reputation suggests. Pretty much a middle-of-the-road judge on routine stuff. Watch out (as we all know) for high publicity cases. Then everything can get pretty scary. Has a good work ethic.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: OH36
Rating:6.5
Comments:
Judge McGinty is hard working and always wants to do a good job. His lack of background in civil cases gets in the way sometimes.