Hon. Francine Zepeda
Superior Court
Fresno County

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Attorney Average Rating:   1.5 - 4 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 16 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
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Civil Case Rating Criteria
(if applicable)

Criminal Defense Lawyer7394108/08/2019        
Civil Litigation - Private5810707/25/2018        
Civil Litigation - Private5478003/20/201813214115
Criminal Defense Lawyer5393102/02/201843131 1 
Civil Litigation - Private3932812/05/201511113113
Criminal Defense Lawyer3252601/23/201511111111
Category Average
54780  1   
73941   0.0
58107   0.0
53931   2.2
393281 101.2

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Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

Other8906109/06/20201847711.0Read Comment
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Other8437503/17/202018477  Read Comment
Other6443201/28/20191847711.0Read Comment
Litigant6125611/03/20181847711.0Read Comment
Litigant6073510/20/20181847711.0Read Comment
Other5833307/31/20181847711.0Read Comment
Court Staff5710106/19/201818477  Read Comment
Litigant5651305/31/20181847766.0Read Comment
Other5399302/05/20181847711.0Read Comment
Other5394902/03/201818477  Read Comment
Other5148109/08/20171847733.0Read Comment
Other4945505/13/20171847788.0Read Comment
Litigant4942505/11/20171847711.0Read Comment
Other4514109/03/20161847711.0Read Comment
Other4478708/16/20161847711.0Read Comment
Other4463508/05/20161847711.0Read Comment
Other4459308/04/20161847711.0Read Comment
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Other4177503/31/201618477  Read Comment
Other3410004/17/201518477  Read Comment
Category Average   1.91.9