Hon. Justo Arenas See Rating Details
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Average Rating:9.5 - 5 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)
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What others have said about Hon. Justo Arenas


Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 20264
Mild-mannered, even tempered judge with great ability to listen, read and decipher all types of legal issues. Also makes younger lawyers feel comfortable, and tries to bring some levity if things tense up. I have never seen him get excited or embarrass anyone. Honest man, and a legal scholar.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 8887
It is a shame that this excellent magistrate judge was never considered for an Article III judgeship. His intellect and temperament surpasses by a lot the district judges in Puerto Rico.