Hon. Carol S. Brosnahan See Rating Details
Judge
Superior Court
Alameda County
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Attorney Average Rating:   9.6 - 3 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   - 0 rating(s)
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General Rating Criteria

* 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=Chronically Late,10=Always on Time)
* General Ability to Handle Pre-Trial Matters (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
* General Ability as a Trial Judge (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
Flexibility In Scheduling (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)


Criminal Rating Criteria (if applicable)

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


Civil Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation (1=Not at all Evenhanded,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Involvement in Settlement Discussions (1=Not at all Involved,10=Very Involved)
General Inclination (1=Pro-defendant, 10=Pro-plaintiff)
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What others have said about Hon. Carol S. Brosnahan


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Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA4351
Rating:9.9
Comments:
She is simply "how judges should be!"

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA1579
Rating:9.8
Comments:
One of the most hard working, fair and just judges I have had the honor of appearing before. She actually reads the files before you come to court, and has no hesitation telling either defense or prosecution when they are being unreasonable about a case

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA486
Rating:9.0
Comments:
Just an old sweetheart and brave enough to take on controversial issues - before it was appellate law she was returning marijuana in medicinal marijuana cases. A very nice person.