Matthew W Black Jr - Win Loss Records and Statistics

5.0
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Win Rate

Matthew has won an estimated 88.93% of legal cases in our database that were fully litigated. This lawyer has won at least 466 legal cases and lost at least 58 legal cases. 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. It does not count other case outcomes such as settlements and plea bargains.

Experience

Matthew has handled at least 1174 legal cases in our database.

Settlement Rate

Matthew settles an estimated 44.37% of legal cases and litigates 55.63% of legal cases to conclusion, based on our database. This lawyer has settled at least 418 legal cases and litigated to conclusion at least 524 legal cases.

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


Win Rate Comparison

Matthew'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 Matthew's win rate compared to the average.

Experience Comparison

Matthew has handled more legal cases than the average attorney handling legal cases primarily for consumers in our database.


Summary

Matthew has an impressive win rate (estimated) of 88.93% in legal cases in our database and is rated an excellent 5.0 or 4.5 stars in numerous practice areas.

Matthew excels as a criminal lawyer, earning high marks with a 5.0 star rating based on estimated win rate and experience. Some areas with particularly outstanding results are criminal assault, theft, and drugs cases, among others.

Matthew also handles traffic matters and earns a strong 4.0 star rating in that field. We would especially point out the attorney's results in driving without a permit, DUI / DWI, and speeding cases, among others.

Moreover, Matthew appears to obtain impressive results in family cases, meriting a 4.5 star rating. Here, look at the lawyer's great star ratings in divorce and custody cases.

In addition, Matthew's handling of contracts cases earns our 4.5 star rating.

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


Our Ratings

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

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
88.93% 44.37% 1174 466 58 0 418 Details
2
Civil
5.0
83.33% 14.29% 11 5 1 0 1 Details
3
Criminal
5.0
89.00% 44.66% 1164 461 57 0 418 Details
4
Theft
5.0
95.20% 35.90% 261 119 6 0 70 Details
5
Drugs
5.0
90.48% 75.44% 220 38 4 0 129 Details
6
Criminal Fraud
5.0
100.00% 32.26% 77 42 0 0 20 Details
7
Dealing Drugs
5.0
100.00% 75.00% 49 8 0 0 24 Details
8
Criminal Trespass
5.0
96.00% 35.90% 46 24 1 0 14 Details
9
Resisting Arrest
5.0
100.00% 80.65% 41 6 0 0 25 Details
10
Bad Check
5.0
100.00% 20.59% 37 27 0 0 7 Details
11
Stolen Car
5.0
100.00% 19.23% 35 21 0 0 5 Details
12
False Statements
5.0
100.00% 54.55% 27 10 0 0 12 Details
13
Misuse of Tags
5.0
100.00% 92.00% 25 2 0 0 23 Details
14
Criminal Forgery
5.0
100.00% 46.15% 23 7 0 0 6 Details
15
Armed Assault
5.0
100.00% 37.50% 12 5 0 0 3 Details
16
Obstruction of Justice
5.0
100.00% 55.56% 12 4 0 0 5 Details
17
Appeal
5.0
75.00% 50.00% 10 3 1 0 4 Details
18
Stolen Credit Cards
5.0
100.00% 37.50% 9 5 0 0 3 Details
19
Littering
5.0
100.00% 57.14% 9 3 0 0 4 Details
20
Fail to Register as Sex Offender
5.0
100.00% 12.50% 8 7 0 0 1 Details
21
Breaking into Car
5.0
100.00% 50.00% 7 2 0 0 2 Details
22
Arson
5.0
100.00% 50.00% 6 2 0 0 2 Details
23
Contributing to Delinquency of a Minor
5.0
100.00% 33.33% 6 2 0 0 1 Details
24
Animal Abuse
5.0
100.00% 50.00% 4 2 0 0 2 Details
25
Providing Alcohol to a Minor
5.0
100.00% 0.00% 2 2 0 0 0 Details
26
Destruction of Property
4.5
93.22% 28.92% 117 55 4 0 24 Details
27
Sexual Assault
4.5
80.95% 25.00% 45 17 4 0 7 Details
28
Speeding
4.5
83.33% 85.00% 40 5 1 0 34 Details
29
Reckless Driving
4.5
66.67% 86.36% 22 2 1 0 19 Details
30
Child Sex Abuse
4.5
80.00% 37.50% 16 4 1 0 3 Details
31
Family
4.5
50.00% 0.00% 4 1 1 0 0 Details
32
Contract
4.5
50.00% 0.00% 3 1 1 0 0 Details
33
Divorce
4.5
50.00% 0.00% 2 1 1 0 0 Details
34
Criminal Assault
4.0
90.26% 25.57% 348 176 19 0 67 Details
35
Traffic
4.0
86.21% 80.92% 153 25 4 0 123 Details
36
Driving Without a Permit
4.0
83.33% 79.83% 119 20 4 0 95 Details
37
Burglary
4.0
90.91% 52.17% 99 30 3 0 36 Details
38
Disorderly Conduct
4.0
77.78% 53.45% 73 21 6 0 31 Details
39
DUI / DWI
4.0
71.43% 88.89% 64 5 2 0 56 Details
40
Contempt
4.0
78.57% 24.32% 45 22 6 0 9 Details
41
Violating Restraining Order
4.0
78.57% 24.32% 45 22 6 0 9 Details
42
Fail to Obey Officer
4.0
78.57% 56.25% 43 11 3 0 18 Details
43
Criminal Harassment
4.0
85.19% 15.62% 39 23 4 0 5 Details
44
Child Abuse
4.0
83.33% 40.00% 27 10 2 0 8 Details
45
Prisoner Escape
4.0
60.00% 66.67% 21 3 2 0 10 Details
46
Rape
4.0
60.00% 16.67% 19 6 4 0 2 Details
47
False Imprisonment
4.0
72.73% 8.33% 18 8 3 0 1 Details
48
Sex Crime
4.0
50.00% 25.00% 11 3 3 0 2 Details
49
Perverted Sexual Practice
4.0
75.00% 20.00% 7 3 1 0 1 Details
50
Heroin
4.0
  0.00% 3     0 0 Details
51
Indecent Exposure
4.0
100.00% 66.67% 3 1 0 0 2 Details
52
Business
4.0
100.00% 0.00% 2 1 0 0 0 Details
53
Extortion
4.0
100.00% 0.00% 2 1 0 0 0 Details
54
Custody
4.0
100.00% 0.00% 1 1 0 0 0 Details
55
Harboring a Fugitive
4.0
100.00% 0.00% 1 1 0 0 0 Details
56
Reckless Endangerment
3.5
60.00% 54.55% 51 9 6 0 18 Details
57
Intoxication
3.5
  86.36% 28     0 19 Details
58
Possession of Weapon
3.5
57.14% 46.15% 18 4 3 0 6 Details
59
Robbery
3.5
66.67% 40.00% 18 4 2 0 4 Details
60
Driving Unregistered Car
3.5
  100.00% 13     0 13 Details
61
Driving Uninsured Vehicle
3.5
  100.00% 11     0 11 Details
62
Homicide
3.5
  60.00% 7     0 3 Details
63
Driving after Suspension or Revocation
3.5
100.00% 85.71% 7 1 0 0 6 Details
64
Murder
3.5
  50.00% 6     0 2 Details
65
Hit and Run
3.5
  100.00% 6     0 6 Details
66
Incest
3.5
  33.33% 5     0 1 Details
67
Cause Collision
3.5
  80.00% 5     0 4 Details
68
Threat to Injure
3.5
100.00% 50.00% 4 1 0 0 1 Details
69
Carjacking
3.5
100.00% 0.00% 2 1 0 0 0 Details
70
Criminal Non-support
3.5
  0.00% 2     0 0 Details
71
Impersonating a Police Officer
3.5
  100.00% 2     0 2 Details
72
Tampering with Witness
3.5
  100.00% 2     0 1 Details
73
Dog
3.5
100.00% 0.00% 1 1 0 0 0 Details
74
Felony
3.5
100.00% 0.00% 1 1 0 0 0 Details
75
Intimidate Juror
3.5
  0.00% 1     0 0 Details
76
Stalking
3.5
100.00% 0.00% 1 1 0 0 0 Details
77
Tampering with Automobile
3.5
100.00% 0.00% 1 1 0 0 0 Details
78
Armed Robbery
3.0
  25.00% 8     0 1 Details
79
Contraband
3.0
  100.00% 3     0 2 Details
80
Business License Violation
3.0
  100.00% 2     0 2 Details
81
Child Pornography
3.0
  0.00% 2     0 0 Details
82
Employment
3.0
  0.00% 1     0 0 Details
83
Accessory after the Fact
3.0
  100.00% 1     0 1 Details
84
Code Violation
3.0
  100.00% 1     0 1 Details
85
Marijuana
3.0
  0.00% 1     0 0 Details
86
Fugitive from Justice
3.0
100.00% 0.00% 1 1 0 0 0 Details
87
Manslaughter
3.0
  100.00% 1     0 1 Details
88
Counterfeit or Altered Tags
3.0
  100.00% 1     0 1 Details
89
Paternity
    0.00% 2     0 0 Details
90
Support
    0.00% 2     0 0 Details
91
Civil Citation
    100.00% 1     0 1 Details
92
Assaulting a Police Officer
    0.00% 1     0 0 Details
93
Misuse of Prescription Drugs
    100.00% 1     0 1 Details
94
Gun Possession
    0.00% 1     0 0 Details
95
During Violent Crime
    0.00% 1     0 0 Details
96
Natural Resources Citation
    100.00% 1     0 1 Details
97
Prostitution
    0.00% 1     0 0 Details

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