Hon. Robin Appel
Judge
Superior Court
San Joaquin County


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Attorney Average Rating:   3.5 - 4 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 12 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 Lawyer2446112/04/201313313117
Criminal Defense Lawyer1985802/02/2013111110115
Criminal Defense Lawyer1834311/01/2012653510364
Civil Litigation - Private487602/24/200984642769
Category Average  4.03.33.32.86.33.03.56.3
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
24461      
19858      
18343      
4876      
       
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
24461   1.9
198581112.1
183431124.9
487643 5.1
 2.01.71.53.5

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Litigant3146712/06/2014346811.0Read Comment
Other3141912/04/20143468  Read Comment
Other2981810/03/20143468  Read Comment
Litigant2973309/27/2014346811.0Read Comment
Other2933909/09/2014346811.0Read Comment
Litigant2899208/26/20143468  Read Comment
Litigant2899108/26/2014346811.0Read Comment
Litigant2899008/26/2014346811.0Read Comment
Other2814707/17/2014346844.0Read Comment
Other2692305/12/2014346811.0Read Comment
Other2410211/06/2013346811.0Read Comment
Litigant2187506/01/2013346811.0Read Comment
Other2100304/12/2013346811.0Read Comment
Other1980901/30/20133468  Read Comment
Litigant1834211/01/2012346833.0Read Comment
Other482002/20/2009346833.0Read Comment
Category Average   1.61.6