Hon. Bethany G. Hicks
Superior Court Judge
Superior Court
Maricopa County

Mesa
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Attorney Average Rating:   5.7 - 15 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   3.0 - 18 rating(s)


General Rating Criteria

* Temp. Temperament (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Sch. Scholarship (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Indu. Industriousness (1=Not at all industrious,10=Highly industrious)
* Comp. Ability to Handle Complex Litigation (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Punct. Punctuality (1=Chronically Late,10=Always on Time)
* Ab-Pr. General Ability to Handle Pre-Trial Matters (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
* Ab-Tr. General Ability as a Trial Judge (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
Flex Flexibility In Scheduling (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)
    

Criminal Case Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Ev-Cr. Evenhandedness in Criminal Litigation (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Bail General Inclination Regarding Bail (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
Plea Involvement in Plea Discussions (1=Not at all Involved, 10=Very Involved)
Inc.-Pr. General Inclination in Criminal Cases Pretrial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
Inc.-Tr. General Inclination in Criminal Cases Trial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
Inc.-S. General Inclination in Criminal Cases Sentencing Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)


Civil Case Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Ev-Cv. Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation (1=Not at all Evenhanded,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Settle Involvement in Settlement Discussions (1=Not at all Involved,10=Very Involved)
Inc. General Inclination (1=Pro-defendant, 10=Pro-plaintiff)
    
  

General Rating Criteria

Criminal Case Rating Criteria
(if applicable)

Civil Case Rating Criteria
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDate*Temp.*Sch.*Indu.*Comp.*Punct.*Ab-Pr.*Ab-Tr.Flex
Civil Litigation - Private2837207/27/2014910101089109
Criminal Defense Lawyer2778107/01/20141  1  1 
Criminal Defense Lawyer2713605/23/20141111111 
Civil Litigation - Private2561903/13/2014910897101010
Civil Litigation - Private2273408/10/201381112111
Civil Litigation - Private1919312/21/201210101010910109
Civil Litigation - Private1892912/03/20121010101010101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer1715309/03/20121  11111
Civil Litigation - Private1295401/17/2012991098101010
Civil Litigation - Private677803/10/201011111111
Civil Litigation - Private509003/23/200998897998
Civil Litigation - Private491002/28/2009512152210
Civil Litigation - Private433501/08/2009101010710101010
Prosecutor400612/19/200811131111
Civil Litigation - Private272308/22/2008101010107101010
Category Average  6.36.36.35.55.56.15.86.9
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
28372      
277811 1111
27136      
25619      
22734      
19193      
18929      
17153      
12954      
6778      
5090      
4910      
4335      
4006111111
2723      
 1.01.01.01.01.01.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
2837210859.5
277811111.0
271361 11.0
2561910859.1
227341112.0
1919310859.9
189291010510.0
171531111.0
1295410959.4
677811101.0
509010858.6
491021 2.5
433510859.6
40061111.2
272310959.6
 5.95.33.95.7

Only items marked with (*) are averaged into the displayed overall rating.

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other2778007/01/2014606011.0Read Comment
Other2713505/23/2014606011.0Read Comment
Other2707405/20/2014606011.0Read Comment
Litigant2707105/19/20146060  Read Comment
Other2706205/19/2014606011.0Read Comment
Litigant2703505/18/20146060  Read Comment
Other2691805/11/20146060  Read Comment
Other2543702/28/2014606011.0Read Comment
Litigant2505801/30/2014606011.0Read Comment
Litigant2396910/30/2013606011.0Read Comment
Other2351209/30/2013606011.0Read Comment
Litigant2337109/20/20136060  Read Comment
Other2199106/12/2013606022.0Read Comment
Other2145105/01/201360601010.0Read Comment
Litigant1968601/22/2013606011.0Read Comment
Other1915712/19/2012606099.0Read Comment
Other1856311/15/2012606011.0Read Comment
Other1715209/03/2012606011.0Read Comment
Other1213710/23/2011606022.0Read Comment
Other1159308/13/201160601010.0Read Comment
Other627810/19/2009606011.0Read Comment
Other316010/17/200860601010.0Read Comment
Category Average   3.13.1