Hon. Derek Woodhouse
Judge
Superior Court
Santa Clara County


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Attorney Average Rating:   3.2 - 10 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 9 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 - Private4416007/09/20165155  1 
Civil Litigation - Private4360506/09/201611111111
Prosecutor3978012/24/201511111111
Civil Litigation - Private2975809/29/201441314415
Civil Litigation - Private2975709/29/201441314415
Civil Litigation - Private2687305/09/201432111111
Civil Litigation - Private2687005/09/201431111121
Civil Litigation - Private2146005/01/20131010107107107
Civil Litigation - Private2097304/10/20137   7   
Civil Litigation - Private945312/02/201062227325
Category Average  4.42.23.02.24.02.82.23.3
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
44160      
43605      
397801     
29758      
29757      
26873111111
26870111111
21460989999
20973      
9453      
 3.03.33.73.73.73.7
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
441601  3.0
436051111.0
39780   1.0
297583612.6
297573612.6
2687311101.3
2687021101.4
214601010109.2
209737 57.0
94532543.3
 3.34.35.33.2

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other4245105/03/20163623  Read Comment
Other3915111/26/20153623  Read Comment
Court Staff3846710/24/20153623  Read Comment
Litigant3386304/05/2015362399.0Read Comment
Other3141112/04/2014362311.0Read Comment
Litigant2823207/21/2014362311.0Read Comment
Court Staff2774506/30/2014362311.0Read Comment
Court Staff2687205/09/2014362311.0Read Comment
Other2613003/21/2014362311.0Read Comment
Litigant2175205/23/2013362311.0Read Comment
Litigant2090304/04/2013362311.0Read Comment
Litigant2048503/10/2013362311.0Read Comment
Category Average   1.91.9