Hon. James G. Bertoli See Rating Details
Superior Court
Sonoma County
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Attorney Average Rating:   3.6 - 2 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 2 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. James G. Bertoli



Comment #: CA14898
Ask for a different judge.


Comment #: CA11268
He is discriminatory, rude, arrogant, abusive, he violates his Oath of office, aids the abusers, alienates kids from parents solely to help put kids into Kids for Ca$h programs run by his BAR Buddies, he threatens people constantly. Disgrace to his profession. Also, People should be asking if hes married who was Lynette Harris and why was she murdered?

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA9829
Arrogant, thinks he smartest one in the room,
Thinks he knows what's best
Lacks common sense
Does what he wants
Doesn't follow the law

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA4147
He is very likeable guy. He runs a relaxed courtroom. He is well-meaning. He is also practical and results-oriented. Unfortunately, he doesn't necessarily follow the law. He is an effective settlement judge.

He's in love with all things baseball.