Hon. David W. Abbott
Superior Court
Sacramento County

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Attorney Average Rating:   7.9 - 6 rating(s)
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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

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Civil Case Rating Criteria
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Civil Litigation - Private3355503/20/2015534  42 
Criminal Defense Lawyer2092104/05/20131010101010101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer868308/14/2010109101010101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer393212/16/2008        
Criminal Defense Lawyer254508/08/2008875 9  7
Criminal Defense Lawyer253508/08/2008        
Criminal Defense Lawyer246007/30/2008878 57 8
Category Average
25457438 5
2460 466 6
34576   10.0
335552  3.3
20921   10.0
8683   9.9
3932   0.0
2545   7.2
2535   0.0
2460   7.0
 2.0  5.9

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