Hon. Derek Woodhouse
Judge
Superior Court
Santa Clara County


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Attorney Average Rating:   3.9 - 7 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 8 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 - 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  5.32.83.32.24.93.32.84.0
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
29758      
29757      
26873111111
26870111111
21460989999
20973      
9453      
 3.73.33.73.73.73.7
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
297583612.6
297573612.6
2687311101.3
2687021101.4
214601010109.2
209737 57.0
94532543.3
 4.04.85.93.9

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
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   1.01.0