Hon. John C. Gastelum
Judge
Superior Court
Orange County


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Attorney Average Rating:   4.7 - 12 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   - 0 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
Criminal Defense Lawyer5040707/02/201752213222
Criminal Defense Lawyer4871304/07/2017        
Civil Litigation - Private4708801/07/2017742    2
Civil Litigation - Private4638411/19/201652523513
Criminal Defense Lawyer4499608/26/201681715615
Civil Litigation - Private3764409/19/2015523110355
Criminal Defense Lawyer3729509/01/2015        
Civil Litigation - Private3671908/05/2015101091010  10
Civil Litigation - Private3589807/01/201521  121 
Civil Litigation - Private3009710/16/2014  112  1
Civil Litigation - Private2455112/10/201391010     
Civil Litigation - Private2326509/13/201384429349
Civil Litigation - Private2306308/28/20135221532 
Civil Litigation - Private1649707/31/2012        
Civil Litigation - Private1621807/11/2012101010101010  
Category Average  6.74.45.03.25.84.32.34.6
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
50407      
48713      
47088      
46384      
44996      
37644      
37295      
36719      
35898      
30097      
24551      
23265      
23063      
16497      
16218      
       
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
504072 102.4
48713   0.0
470881  3.5
463841 33.0
449965  4.3
376442133.9
37295   0.0
3671910 59.8
358981111.3
30097   1.3
24551   9.7
232652324.5
230631 102.6
16497   0.0
1621810  10.0
 3.51.74.93.8

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

Non-attorney Rating
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