Hon. Morris D. Jacobson See Rating Details
Superior Court
Alameda County
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Attorney Average Rating:   4.1 - 3 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. Morris D. Jacobson


Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA15491
A totally worthless, incompetent and biased "Judge". a hack for the prosecution.
Has the character traits of a prison guard, his old profession.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA10187
If you are an experienced trial attorney and know what you are doing, he will treat you fine. However, if you are inexperienced, he is not very tolerant. All in all, an excellent trial judge. Quick wit.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA4680
Rating:Not Rated
In his pre-judicial life, Judge Morris Jacobson was a prison guard in Oklahoma. He is a harsh, heavy-handed judge.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA2713
Rating:Not Rated
I read this comment and, by Myself, I don't know either. The fellow must have been put on the bench on the day I rested.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA1749
how this twit got on the bench, God only knows.