Hon. Matthew J. Gary
Judge
Superior Court
Sacramento County


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Attorney Average Rating:   2.6 - 13 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 13 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 Lawyer4487808/20/2016        
Criminal Defense Lawyer4279405/17/20161111 111
Civil Litigation - Private4158203/23/201611111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer3902411/20/201511111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer3878411/09/2015        
Civil Litigation - Private3748109/10/20151510110118
Civil Litigation - Private3574806/25/201511111111
Civil Litigation - Private3153312/09/20141591105110
Civil Litigation - Private2976309/29/20141       
Criminal Defense Lawyer2330309/16/20131111311 
Civil Litigation - Private2263308/02/201361097898 
Prosecutor1711608/31/201211315311
Civil Litigation - Private1643007/24/2012278 632 
Civil Litigation - Private1626607/14/201233681331
Civil Litigation - Private1242712/02/20112     1 
Category Average  1.73.34.52.34.62.61.83.0
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
44878      
427941 1111
41582      
39024111111
38784      
37481      
35748      
31533      
29763      
23303      
22633      
17116      
16430      
16266      
12427      
 1.01.01.01.01.01.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
44878   0.0
42794   1.0
4158211 1.0
39024   1.0
38784   0.0
374811913.8
357481111.0
3153311014.1
29763   1.0
233031  1.3
22633   8.1
17116   2.1
164303 14.4
162661223.5
124271111.3
 1.34.01.22.2

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Litigant4436007/19/2016318211.0Read Comment
Litigant2528402/19/20143182  Read Comment
Litigant2522602/14/2014318211.0Read Comment
Other2501801/26/2014318211.0Read Comment
Litigant2184705/30/2013318211.0Read Comment
Other2095304/08/20133182  Read Comment
Litigant2032402/27/20133182  Read Comment
Litigant2013202/15/2013318211.0Read Comment
Litigant1948201/07/2013318211.0Read Comment
Litigant1756609/19/2012318211.0Read Comment
Litigant1747309/18/2012318211.0Read Comment
Other1708508/28/2012318211.0Read Comment
Litigant1508805/29/20123182  Read Comment
Other1311801/31/2012318222.0Read Comment
Other1250712/08/2011318211.0Read Comment
Litigant1206710/13/2011318211.0Read Comment
Other1022203/23/2011318211.0Read Comment
Category Average   1.11.1