Hon. Richard W. Kirby See Rating Details
Associate District Judge
Oklahoma County
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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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Comment #: OK1744
This judge was so rude and disrespectful to us. We went in for a guardianship signed everything and he filed out paperwork for DHS to pick this child up. He called a deputy in the court room and detained us without cause and called DHS. This Judge made us feel like the worst people in the world. He may be a good Judge but he is very Bias and disrespectful to the average person. I will never again try to do the right thing in Oklahoma County and take care of a child if I ever have to go before this man.


Comment #: OK1628
He is bias and refuses to allow defendants to speak or defend themselves. He loses his temper and bangs his fist on bench while yelling at defendants.


Comment #: OK1558
Yesterday, I observed Judge Kirby demonstrating thoughtfulness, kindness, patience, and respect to all attorneys and litigants (some Pro Se) who came before him. His level of patience with Pro Se litigants was exceptional and well beyond the call of duty.


Comment #: OK872
too full of himself, does not know how to listen to anyone else. seems to care very little for the children he is supposed to help.