Hon. Jeff Almquist
Superior Court
Santa Cruz County

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Attorney Average Rating:   1.1 - 2 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 19 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)

Civil Litigation - Private4163403/25/201611113113
Criminal Defense Lawyer3832010/18/201511111111
Category Average
416341 11.3

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Non-attorney Rating
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Other5526004/20/20183626  Read Comment
Other5376401/25/2018362611.0Read Comment
Litigant5346601/09/20183626  Read Comment
Other5345801/09/2018362622.0Read Comment
Litigant5138508/31/2017362611.0Read Comment
Litigant4727201/16/2017362611.0Read Comment
Litigant4118103/01/2016362611.0Read Comment
Other4116703/01/2016362611.0Read Comment
Other4048001/28/2016362611.0Read Comment
Litigant4008001/08/2016362611.0Read Comment
Litigant3972912/21/20153626  Read Comment
Litigant3701908/20/2015362611.0Read Comment
Other3696008/17/2015362611.0Read Comment
Other3344003/14/20153626  Read Comment
Litigant3147812/06/2014362611.0Read Comment
Litigant2899508/26/2014362611.0Read Comment
Litigant2888908/20/2014362611.0Read Comment
Other2643404/09/2014362677.0Read Comment
Litigant2552703/06/20143626  Read Comment
Litigant2487501/12/2014362611.0Read Comment
Court Staff2479401/06/2014362611.0Read Comment
Litigant2450512/07/20133626  Read Comment
Court Staff2097704/10/2013362611.0Read Comment
Court Staff1620407/10/2012362611.0Read Comment
Court Staff1581706/29/2012362611.0 
Category Average   1.41.4