Hon. William J. Zloch See Rating Details
District Judge See Comments
S.D.Fla.  
Average Rating:5.2 - 10 rating(s)
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Ratings

*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=Chronic`y Late,10=Always on Time)
*Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation:    (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
*Evenhandedness in Criminal Litigation:   (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Flexibility In Scheduling   (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)
General Inclination Regarding Bail (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Pre-Trial:   (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
Involvement in Civil Settlement Discussions:   (1=Least Involved,10=Most Involved)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Trial:    (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Sentencing:    (1=Most Lenient,10=Most Harsh)
Typical Discount Off Guidelines for Cooperators:    (1=10%,10=100%)
  Items marked with (*) are averaged into the displayed overall rating
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What others have said about Hon. William J. Zloch


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Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 21491
Rating:1.1
Comments:
It's time to retire this judge. (He needs to go to anger management or to control his sugar levels -- wow!)

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 20308
Rating:6.4
Comments:
Planned to ask witness if ever convicted of felony. Discussed with judge prior to witness with jury out. Reviewed what I could and could not ask if he said yes or no. Witness said no and I pulled out certified judgment reca sex crime. Asked witness if ever convicted of. And read title of statute as agreed. Judge went nuts and threatened to hold me in contempt. Jury dismissed and I held my ground telli g Judge to review transcript privately in chambers as he told me I could do what I did. We had break and his demeanor changed; he realized he was wrong. Refused to so advise jury that I did nothing wrong and we all know when the Judge is angry at a lawyer the jury respects the judge and the lawyer loses credibility. Judge realized he was wrong but refused to admit it or say anything o the jury. Poor temperament and failure to ensure equal footing for both attorneys.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 13434
Rating:1.8
Comments:
Judge did a Motion last month He denied the motion Even when the police officers lied on the stand. It seems dont go near this judge as He is not balancing the scales of justice. I am a retired officer and Im ashamed of this judge. He should Retire

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 12556
Rating:4.0
Comments:
Temperament is awful. Needs to relax. Probably should consider stepping down.

Prosecutor

Comment #: 9304
Rating:6.0
Comments:
Seems like Judge Zloch is losing it. 11th circuit reversed an easy one on SORNA No. 09-10228. He dismissed an indictment of Mr Myers based on SORNA commerce clause violation. Seems like he didnt read US vs Ambert - clear precedent by 11th circuit. This one is a lttle scary.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 1860
Rating:2.5
Comments:
Not suited for the bench because of temperment...explosive!

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 1347
Rating:9.0
Comments:
Another of a series of very good Judges in the District