Douglas B Bowman - Win Loss Records and Statistics

Po Box 503
Middletown, Maryland
240-566-6050

5.0
Performance Rating


About this Lawyer Data

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Our case data comes from the Maryland and Washington, D.C. court systems, with close to 5 million legal cases. Cases in other court systems are not in our system yet, unless provided by the lawyer. Also, our data does not include (1) cases that are inaccessible or missing from court systems and (2) legal work that occurs outside of court proceedings.

All of the data on this page are estimates automatically computed by an artificial intelligence (AI) program and are not manually verified. Technology does not always work, and our information could be wrong. However, we provide the name and case number of every case our data is based on, at the bottom of the page, so you can check the results yourself.

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Attorney Statistics for Cases in Our Database

Win Rate

Douglas has won an estimated 72.51% of legal cases in our database that were fully litigated. This lawyer has won at least 364 legal cases and lost at least 138 legal cases as shown in the pie chart. Win rates vary widely between different types of cases, so please view this attorney's individual practice area results below for more information.

The estimated win rate is computed based on fully litigated cases, meaning cases that were pursued to a win or loss. The percentage reported is wins divided by the sum of wins and losses and does not count other case outcomes such as settlements, plea bargains, or outcomes that could not be determined.

Experience

Douglas has handled at least 1315 legal cases in our database. The breakdown in estimated outcomes of these cases is shown in the pie chart. A lawyer's experience should be considered per practice area, so please view this attorney's individual practice area results below for more information.

Settlement Rate

Douglas settles an estimated 42.76% of legal cases and litigates 57.24% of legal cases to conclusion, based on our database. This lawyer has settled at least 375 legal cases and litigated to conclusion at least 502 legal cases as shown in the pie chart.

For purposes of this chart, both settlements and plea bargains are counted as settlements, as opposed to cases litigated to conclusion.


Win Rate Comparison

Douglas's win rate is higher than the average win rate for attorneys handling legal cases primarily for consumers in our database. The bar graph shows Douglas's win rate compared to the average.

Experience Comparison

Douglas has handled more legal cases than the average attorney handling legal cases primarily for consumers in our database. The bar graph shows Douglas's experience compared to the average.


Summary

Douglas has a strong win rate (estimated) of 72.51% in legal cases in our database and is rated an excellent 5.0 or 4.5 stars in numerous practice areas.

Douglas excels as a contracts lawyer, earning high marks with a 5.0 star rating based on estimated win rate and experience.

Douglas also handles family matters and earns a strong 4.5 star rating in that field. We would especially point out the attorney's results in divorce, support, and custody cases, to mention a few.

Moreover, Douglas appears to obtain impressive results in civil cases, meriting a 5.0 star rating. Here, look at the lawyer's great star ratings in debt relief / collections, eviction, and collect rent past due cases.

Much more detailed information about this lawyer is presented in the charts and tables below.


Our Ratings

We rate Douglas's performance in each case type, and we also show the attorney's performance statistics used to compute our quality rating. The data in the following table are estimates computed by our AI based on cases in our database.

Different legal areas require different knowledge, skills, and experience. An attorney's performance can be better or worse in different areas because of the different requirements. Some attorneys choose to specialize in specific areas, and the attorney's performance will typically be better in his or her area of specialty than in other areas. Note that table cells that are empty indicate that data is not available or not displayable. It does not indicate zero.

Click on the details button below to learn more about the attorney's rating and performance in that case type.

# Case Type
Rating
Win Rate Settlement /
Plea Rate
Total Cases Wins Losses Settled Plea
Bargain
Details
1
Overall
5.0
72.51% 42.76% 1315 364 138 375 0 Details
2
Civil
5.0
73.24% 43.36% 1268 353 129 369 0 Details
3
Contract
5.0
75.23% 44.84% 848 334 110 361 0 Details
4
Support
5.0
75.00% 0.00% 44 9 3 0 0 Details
5
Custody
5.0
75.00% 0.00% 38 9 3 0 0 Details
6
Family
4.5
55.56% 0.00% 375 15 12 0 0 Details
7
Divorce
4.5
56.52% 0.00% 363 13 10 0 0 Details
8
Appeal
4.5
50.00% 21.43% 54 11 11 6 0 Details
9
Visitation
4.5
66.67% 0.00% 14 4 2 0 0 Details
10
Collect Rent Past Due
4.5
  0.00% 2     0 0 Details
11
Debt Relief / Collections
4.0
  40.00% 12     2 0 Details
12
Eviction
4.0
  0.00% 4     0 0 Details
13
Foreign Judgment
3.5
  0.00% 6     0 0 Details
14
Judgment Lien
3.5
  100.00% 6     2 0 Details
15
Rental
3.5
  0.00% 6     0 0 Details
16
Name Change
3.5
  0.00% 4     0 0 Details
17
Declaratory Judgment
3.5
  100.00% 3     2 0 Details
18
Consumer Protection
3.5
  100.00% 2     2 0 Details
19
Personal Injury
3.0
100.00% 50.00% 3 1 0 1 0 Details
20
Foreclosure
3.0
  0.00% 2     0 0 Details
21
Breach of Fiduciary Duty
3.0
  0.00% 1     0 0 Details
22
Paternity
    0.00% 2     0 0 Details
23
Business
    0.00% 1     0 0 Details
24
Real Estate
    0.00% 1     0 0 Details
25
Civil Domestic Violence
    0.00% 1     0 0 Details

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