Hon. Carrie A. Zepeda
Judge
Superior Court
Santa Clara County


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Attorney Average Rating:   2.2 - 9 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   3.0 - 14 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 - Private8715106/11/202012213212
Criminal Defense Lawyer8290302/07/202011111111
Civil Litigation - Private6840104/26/201911111111
Civil Litigation - Private6753504/04/201911111111
Civil Litigation - Private5916808/29/201811115111
Civil Litigation - Private4806303/03/20171010109810109
Civil Litigation - Private4775502/15/201711111111
Civil Litigation - Private3305802/20/20151111111 
Civil Litigation - Private3000010/12/201421217215
Category Average  2.12.12.21.93.12.22.02.6
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
87151      
82903      
68401      
67535111111
59168      
48063      
47755      
33058      
30000      
 1.01.01.01.01.01.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
871511 11.6
829031111.0
684011111.0
675351111.0
591681 11.5
4806310 59.6
477551111.0
330581111.0
300002122.3
 2.11.01.62.2

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Litigant10179612/27/2021362511.0Read Comment
Litigant10174612/22/20213625  Read Comment
Other8914909/10/20203625  Read Comment
Litigant8276902/04/2020362599.0Read Comment
Other7600209/12/201936251010.0Read Comment
Litigant7185107/02/201936251010.0Read Comment
Litigant7072006/19/2019362511.0Read Comment
Other6730003/27/20193625  Read Comment
Litigant6070310/19/2018362511.0Read Comment
Other5633205/25/2018362511.0Read Comment
Litigant5631205/24/2018362511.0Read Comment
Litigant3516106/03/2015362599.0Read Comment
Other3301402/18/20153625  Read Comment
Litigant3000310/12/2014362511.0Read Comment
Litigant1765409/22/2012362511.0Read Comment
Litigant1763709/22/2012362511.0Read Comment
Litigant1535406/07/2012362511.0Read Comment
Litigant1535006/07/2012362511.0Read Comment
Category Average   3.43.4