Judge Thomas Mellon Jr. is known for moving trials along, and he often imposes time limits on each side as they present their cases to the jury. Many lawyers say Mellon is a hardworking intellectual, quick at spotting issues and grasping arguments. But comments on his demeanor are more diverse, ranging from "a complete gentleman" to "brusque."
Judicial Profile: Thomas Mellon Jr.
February 22, 2005