Hon. Jose E. Martinez See Rating Details
District Judge See Comments
S.D.Fla.  
Average Rating:5.0 - 6 rating(s)
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*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. Jose E. Martinez


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Other

Comment #: 21960
Rating:1.0
Comments:
This judge is biased. This is the biggest red flag of a bad judge. A biased judge is one that doesn't seek to achieve the right result but rather seeks to serve his or her own personal likes and dislikes that have nothing to do with the legal issues before the judge. Secret bias is hard to uncover, but often bias is not difficult to uncover and is often flaunted by a judge and used to prove how powerful he or she is.

Other

Comment #: 21702
Rating:8.0
Comments:
Makes the audience laugh, always entertaining, firm but at time gives lenient sentencing, especially if the defendant is pretty.

Probation or Pretrial Officer

Comment #: 2734
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Stealth judge. He should give up broadcasting baseball, football, and baseball games for a commercial radio station. He should also give up his religious duties as a Eucharistic Minister and stop accepting awards from the government.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 1992
Rating:2.8
Comments:
Terrible sentencing judge. Will never go below the guidelines without government approval - which is never.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 1336
Rating:6.0
Comments:
Limited experience before this Judge;
think he means well!