Hon. Tana L. Coates
Judge
Superior Court
San Luis Obispo County


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Attorney Average Rating:   3.3 - 4 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   2.0 - 5 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 - Private8830707/30/20201010101010 10 
Civil Litigation - Private8391203/04/2020 111 11 
Criminal Defense Lawyer7737210/08/201911111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer7737110/08/20191111111 
Category Average  4.03.33.33.34.01.03.31.0
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
88307      
83912      
77372111111
773711 1111
 1.01.01.01.01.01.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
8830710  10.0
83912   1.0
773721111.0
773711111.0
 4.01.01.03.3

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other8309002/10/20202452311.0Read Comment
Litigant8098601/02/2020245231010.0Read Comment
Litigant7805610/24/20192452311.0Read Comment
Other7774610/17/20192452311.0Read Comment
Court Staff7737010/08/20192452311.0Read Comment
Other5307712/11/201724523  Read Comment
Other5176109/19/201724523  Read Comment
Category Average   2.82.8