Hon. Tracy Sheehan See Rating Details

Circuit Court
Hillsborough County
13th Circuit
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Litigant

Comment #: FL5267
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Sheehan is not pro male. I am a father and I just got handed down a ruling that would make everyone in this thread gasp. I gave her the benefit of the doubt for the past year and even stuck up for her on here many times, but what I saw today was beyond belief. Trust me when I tell you it's not just women who suffer.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL5265
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Judge Sheehan is terrible, she is extremely one sided, pro Male! I was in front of her for a relocation hearing and had plenty of evidence that my sons father is only involved in his life when it is convenient for him and doesn't exercise his current visitation. I recently lost my job and have a job offer where my husband resides, I offered a more than generous long distance parenting plan and also offered to pay all travel expenses for my son to visit his father. Still my request was denied, Judge Sheehan stated that I only wanted to move to get away from my ex and that I demonstrated hate towards him. She included that I would not stick to the terms of the parenting plan if I were allowed to leave. I have NEVER kept my son from his father in fact I had evidence that I reached out to him numerous times asking him to see his son.

A year ago I was in front of Judge Sheehan for the temporary hearing on the relocation and it was denied then as well, giving my sons father a year to prove his involvement and/or step up his game. Nothing changed and I had great evidence to show that it wound be in my sons best interest to relocate but she still sided with his father.

Unreal!

Other

Comment #: FL4984
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
This Judge is a horrible excuse for a human being. She has the compassion of a rattlesnake, does not follow the laws. I will continue to call the governors office about the injustices against women and children in her courtroom. She has made a mockery of the justice system!

Other

Comment #: FL4977
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I used to believe in the system. I used to believe that the Law was followed. UNTIL I came across Judge Sheehan, my sister died on April 1st, 2016 in a car accident and left behind 3 minor children, 7, 11, 15. the father of the 7 yr old boy was court ordered by HER to have 1 hr VIDEOTAPPED, SUPERVISED, Visitation a week, and when my sister died, she handed this 7yr old over to him, without even blinking an eye. the other 2 , 11 & 15 yr old's father has not been in there life for over 5 yrs, drug user, and has by HER had his visitation REVOKED more than once, and SHE handed them to him. NONE of these children wanted to leave me and where they had been staying. Now, I've been in front of her once, she gave my attorney and I 10 minutes and would not listen to anything that was said or presented as evidence that these children are in danger if she places them with these fathers. SHE DID NOT CARE! she is NOT AN ADVOCATE FOR CHILDREN. She might have been once... but she isn't anymore. We requested that she speak with the children or at least the 15 yr old.. She said " NOPE, NOT MY JOB" ?????? REALLY !!!! ???? since when??? I had texted messages from the child stating he didn't want to be there.. and she would not even entertain them. I am just sick as I have had NO CONTACT with these kids since they have been taken from our family, and I just don't know what to do... sick, worried, scared, and my family is devastated.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL4928
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
This judge does not follow laws when ruling, it appears that she has the prevailing attorney write ones ruling. Everything in my ruling was totally one sided, lies were written about me in the written ruling. It has been affirmed that this judge needs to step down. I understand a class action lawsuit is being filed, haven't seen anything on it yet, info.???

Other

Comment #: FL4861
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Wow, I have been reading this blog an do agree to many carbon copy rulings against women.. The last comment sounds just like the Bozo herself ! My friend went through the same experience in this particular court. I'm entitled to my opinion, freedom of speech.

Litigant

Comment #: FL4837
Rating:10.0
Comments:
I've been seeing a Psychotherapist every two weeks for more than three years now. I've never missed a single appointment, so I think it's fair for me to say that you are in no position to Psychoanalyze anyone. A judge's personal life is not up for discussion. It's their ability to rule justly that matters. Nothing else. Your patronizing judge Sheehan and your pseudo-psychoanalytical argument shows me that you are delusional at best and most likely deserved the verdict you got. To say that men are liars shows that you are bitter and biased. Are you saying that there are no bad mothers in this world? Are you saying all fathers are bad? Judge Sheehan is far from naive and she seems to spot BS pretty clearly in my opinion.Judge Sheehan (nor anyone else in this world) can "make you" feel ANYTHING. If you feel like a criminal, or you feel worthless, then you have no one to blame but yourself. That's why it's called "SELF esteem" (It is a judgment of oneself as well as an attitude toward the self). You claim to know what other people are thinking and you claim to have your life back together, but you're clearly delusional. Your post is hypocritical, condescending, presumptuous, naive and incredibly, incredibly ignorant. I have a 9th grade education and even I am absolutely astounded at your level of ignorance. If I were a judge, the only thing I'd give you is a court order to attend public school, because I sure as hell wouldn't want to see how you raise kids. I have no affiliation with judge sheehan outside of my own litigation whatsoever. I don't even know if she likes me or not. She may hate me for all I know, but I'm tired of watching ignorant people post ignorant rants, bashing a judge who clearly made the right decision (judging from said rants). I believe we should all get justice, but justice doesn't mean winning, it means "doing what is just". If you lost your case, there was likely just cause. The more that people try to "report" judge Sheehan in a way that shows their low level of intelligence will almost certainly solidify judge Sheehan's seat, so be careful what you wish for.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL4835
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I arrived at the courthouse very early for my hearing, I sat in the hallway and observed interesting comings and goings of someone involved in my case. Due to this observation, I knew Sheehan would rule against me before I even set foot in her courtroom that day. She truly runs a kangaroo court! I lost thousands of dollars due to her unlawful ruling! Her day in court is coming soon!

Litigant

Comment #: FL4834
Rating:10.0
Comments:
Your comment is nothing more than a prime example of what made my comment so correct. You can't say that someone (anyone) has broken the law, yet have no idea what law was broken. The financial records you speak of have nothing to do with the Judge (directly). Those monies go to children and single parents (mostly women). Just like these "broken laws" you speak of, I bet you can't even explain what "financial reports" you're referring to (specifically - not just "Title IV", because there is more than just one "Title IV" component). You further prove my points by your poor grammar and inability to differentiate between "Cite" and "Site". You want the system to be just, yet you don't think you should have to be held to the same standard. That's called "hypocrisy" (Google it).

Litigant

Comment #: FL4776
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Because of this judge's decision I will not be able to pay my own rent. This judge has ordered me to pay half of the monthly mortage for my ex. He refuses to work, we have no minor children,and I was kicked out of the home. I now have to give him four years of back mortage payments. More than likely I will be evicted while he lives in a 3,000 Sq ft. Home alone. I will be writing to the governed about this unfair judge, who listened to everything he had to say but struck me down on almost everthing. She is an unfair judge who in my opinion, after watching the interaction between his lawyer and her, were friends. She should be removed from the bench. She is a mockery to the judicial system.

Other

Comment #: FL4715
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Judge Tracy Sheehan is a worker bee against women and their children. The rulings as well as the Title IV reports will prove it. Opinions mean nothing, we have evidence. It seems Judge Sheehans way is not the lawful way as proven by her Drunk Driving Arrest and losing her case against Julianne Holt as well as the multitude of mothers that are taking action!

Litigant

Comment #: FL4714
Rating:10.0
Comments:
God Bless Hon. Tracy Sheehan. A detailed Judge that takes copious notes during all hearings and even works on cases on her off time. A true worker bee seems as if she never stops working. Proud that she serves on the bench. She gives everyone in her courtroom a fair chance to be heard.
Don't waste your time with your BS comments because I am not apart of your little campaign just know that there are those of us that love and respect this judge and yeah we disagree with all of you we have that right just as you do.

Litigant

Comment #: FL4703
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I will be writing to the governor due to an unlawful ruling I received and will also be contacting the watchdog group. [Redacted by ed.] Rulings must be based on the laws! Not whether or not a parent or grandparent can win a spelling bee!

Litigant

Comment #: FL4701
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
For all of you who believe you were wronged by Judge Sheehan, I ask you this: Would you have sought out this message board and sang her praises if she had ruled in your favor? I doubt it. I'm currently a litigant in her court and have been for six months now. I've seen her rule in women's favor many times. Possibly more often than not, but I don't see any of them on here (praising her), because people generally only speak up when they're mad at a loss of some kind. Just by reading the comments on this board, I can tell why many of you were ruled against. If you believe you're a competent adult, who deserves custody of a child, yet you can't even word your (informal) complaint with proper grammar, spelling and punctuation, then you probably don't deserve custody. How can any judge grant custody of a growing child to illiterate adult (in good conscience)? I haven't "won" my case yet (and I originally found this message board so I could complain) but many of these posts just make Judge Sheehan look like a very sharp and competent jude. (No, I'm not her, nor do I know her. I'm a real litigant and I'm not employing any of her "buddies" that I hear people talking about).

Other

Comment #: FL4691
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Judge Sheehan rules with intentional infliction of emotional distress, against mothers. Deviant human being, resides on the bench of the 13th judicial court. Govonors office "Needs " to hear from all that have been wronged by this dispicable judge .

Litigant

Comment #: FL4679
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
The best Christmas gift one can give their child is justice,something the judge didn't give them. The people at the governors office need to hear from you.

Litigant

Comment #: FL4678
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Worst Judge I have ever since.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL4671
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
She doesn't follow case law because she is more than likely following criteria in that has to be met in order to get the biggest Title IV payments. All of that money us not going to food stamps, on one financial report they took in 50,000.00 in one month alone with an accounting of where 23,000.00 went but no accounting for the other 27,000.00. That's a no brainier! I don't like anyone making money off kids! Not judges and not lawyers! If that is the case here it will soon come outI! The folks at the governors office are there to help! I encourage everyone to call and demand an investigation and an audit of all Title IV financial reports. The more calls the better!

Other

Comment #: FL4664
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Title IV isn't the only problem here, this judge doesn't follow case law. She makes huge "Wrongful " rulings. Urge all that have been discriminated against by this judge , to unite an take a stand to rid Florida of this menace to society judge .

Other

Comment #: FL4659
Rating:1.0
Comments:
My daughter was the victim of an unlawful ruling by Judge Sheehan. I sat in the courtroom and could not believe how laws were blatantly broken. There is a pattern in ruling against mothers. My daughter has no money but that's okay American Civil Liberties in Tampa works for Free!

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL4644
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
We simply want justice for our children and in some cases grandchildren! We know the laws and we know they were broken. Financial reports regarding Title IV Federal grant money is available to the public. This site is not dedicated to mothers but if numerous mothers keep stating that the judge ruled unlawfully, something is wrong. The cases must be reviewed! If Brenda and any other parties involved in the rulings did everything within the law they would welcome the review of the cases as well as an audit on financial reports regarding Title IV monies paid to the court. Nobody is stopping Dads from commenting on this site about their experience in court!

Other

Comment #: FL4627
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Brenda Sheehan needs to be removed from the bench ASAP and she can take her winning attorneys with her! I too plan on being part of the class action suit! The kids deserve justice! I hope she stops writing about herself on here. Everyone on this site have made similar complaints. Thank God for investigative reporters!

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL4623
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I received an unlawful ruling by this judge and iin my opinion it was written by her favored attorney,in such a hateful manner, contains insults and lies. Obviously in an attempt to get me to appeal. An appeal would have drained me of even more money, her unlawful ruling has cost me thousands. Not only were my rights violated but my child's rights were violated. I've obtained the financial reports regarding Title IV money paid to family court, it was a real eye opener. I plan on being part of the class action lawsuit that is being filed against this so called judge, as I'm sure all of the mothers that she has unlawfully ruled against will also be a part of the suit! This can not continue, the chi.dren are the true victims!!!

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL4615
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
In my opinion a judge should not let the prevailing attorney write your ruling!

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL4614
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
This judge tacked on other people an they're charges to my case as if they were me ! What the hell is wrong with this picture ? That in its self has grounds to file upon ... She thinks thinks she can get away with all her judicial misconduct ? Not for long ! Not for long ! Shame on you judge ....

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL4603
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Brenda Sheehan has the sense of a pissant! She has no business being a judge, she rules unfairly against single mothers! I'm happy that others are contacting the governor and the media and I'm included and financial reports, court stats will be examined. The jig is up! Brenda, stop writing positive comments about yourself on here posing as a variety of different people. You aren't fooling anyone! Pathetic Scumbag!

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: FL4602
Rating:8.3
Comments:
I have had many cases in front of this judge won some lost some. I can say I deserved to lose the cases I lost in front of this Judge. I have no problem with this Judge. As for her past she owned up to her mistake and took responsibility made no excuse. This Judge has no pattern of misconduct.

Litigant

Comment #: FL4599
Rating:10.0
Comments:
Wow the below comments obviously come from uneducated litigants. No I am not Judge Sheehan. I have a case with Judge Sheehan. I am a Man I don't feel Judge Sheehan favors me; not in the slightest way. I think Judge Sheehan favors the truth and the law. I honestly believe she is fair and impartial. I think Judge Sheehan's number one trait is her ability to read people and most importantly she hates people that lie. If she is verbally thrashing, you; which she has the right to do means you probably made a fool of yourself in "HER COURTROOM". The judge sits higher then everyone in the courtroom because she’s above everyone. Furthermore, this is family law its always ugly with high emotions. So I get the hate and disdain for the person that just fact checked your case. You just lost your case it hurts but stop bashing the judge. Identify the weakness in your case. For all the below comments no one is saying “WHY” the judge’s rulings are faulty its either she’s a woman hater or she’s a drunk or the judge just got it wrong. Please make educated comments so we can understand you instead of irate nonsense. The press nor the media care about your “Family Law” case. Newsflash no one in general cares about your kids or family I work for the times trust me.
Great Judge.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: FL4596
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I have a case in front of Judge Sheehan as we speak. I'm not her, I don't know her and I don't know if she'll side in my favor, but I can assure you right now: whether you're right or wrong, no one in a position of authority above Judge Sheehan is going to take you seriously when you post your comments as a "Criminal defense Lawyer" and complain about a Family court Judge. Criminal defense Lawyers don't practice family law. Terrible grammar doesn't help either. Nor does extreme punctuation. No one in a position of power (or investigative reporting) is going to take you seriously if you're ignorant and irate....and remember: I might end up in the same boat as most of you, but my case is strong and I'm going into court knowing what to expect. Law favors the prepared, not the most passionate. If my case management goes well next month and my (subsequent) hearing grants me custody of my disabled son, then I will assume I was correct in writing this.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL4576
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
All the good comments you read about her are friends and family Tracy Sheehan needs to be locked up in a mental institution. She ignores laws and thinks she is above the law well I'm here now and I promise in due time another judge will be viewing your cases make sure to send your concerns to the president and get her off bench

Other

Comment #: FL4543
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
My sister got a wrong and unlawful ruling from Judge Sheehan. I sat and listened to her talk down to my sister who by the way is a fantastic mom all the while the deadbeat dad wasn't even mentioned. She totally dissed my sister and ruled against her even though the law states otherwise. what kinda judge doesn't follow the law. Evidently this so called judge does not follow laws, with her drunken driving arrest.Wish she would retire,she's got no sense. Better yet remove her from the bench. My sister plans on going to the press.

Prosecutor

Comment #: FL4538
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Love Her. Great Judge. If not the Best in Tampa. Seems to be the 50% that just lost their case and your venting on this site. For ever post there’s an opposing side. I bet their story sounds quite different from all the lies your telling. You lost your case for a reason!

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL4530
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
No better than judge jerri Collins Seminole county ! Wake up Florida !!! These loser are poor excuses as honorable judges , the both need to go or a class action lawsuit needs to be persued ! By many !!! Hey state of Florida do you hear all of us ????????? They need to go !

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL4529
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
This judge needs to be removed ASAP !! Shattering lives daily , doesn't even know the case law , anti domestic violence !!! All about the men !!!!

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL4345
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
This judge is ignorant. It is my opinion that the unlawful rulings against mothers are made in order to gain the most Title IV Federal grant money as possible.

Other

Comment #: FL4340
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
This judge is a real loser!

Litigant

Comment #: FL4299
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I had the same experience as the other mothers.In my opinion this judge was unprofessional and biased, she disregarded evidence and went with her preference, she was biased from the beginning. When I finally got the written ruling it was obvious who wrote it, as it contained several hateful comments about me and references to statements that I never made. It was written with a personal hatred towards me. Interesting in that I am a very good mother who has always put the child before myself, yet I was smeared in the written ruling and in the verbal ruling, but not one comment was made about the father who was not paying his court ordered child support, nor does he show any concern for the child whatsoever, yet I was the one attacked. It is my opinion that the purpose of that was so that I would try to defend myself by filing an appeal, which would drag on for years and inflate legal expenses,etc. Everything I've read about FL Family Court was consistent with what I experienced. It is clear to me how the FL Family Court earned it's reputation.

Litigant

Comment #: FL4274
Rating:6.0
Comments:
I was recently in front of Judge Sheehan - and - I want to rate her well, but I'm not sure I can.

I got the (first) impression that Judge Sheehan was a "tough but fair" judge, which I liked. Unfortunately, the longer the hearing went on, the more Judge Sheehan seemed to look at me as if she didn't like me (like she knew me and hated me). This in spite of all the evidence and case law I was able to present.

Perhaps it may have been the letter that my son's maternal side sent, bad mouthing me and bringing up things from my past. Things that I have learned from and became a better person because of. Heck: Even Judge Sheehan has been arrested (for DUI), but I wouldn't hold that against her.

My lawyer cited two cases that were identical to mine, in which the cases concluded with the same results I was seeking. They both set precedence, yet that seemed to not matter to the Judge.

Judge Sheehan denied my motion (even though my 2 year old Autistic son means the world to me and I'm the one who always made sure he got the best care possible (I won't speak badly of his mother - regardless of her actions), but one thing Judge Sheehan did do for me, was grant me a full seven days of uninterrupted time with my son each month.

Is it a win? Seeing my son at all is a "Win", so yes, in that sense Judge Sheehan still respected the fact that I loved my son and was entitled to see him, despite her not liking me. That I have to respect her for.

What really got me though, is that I received the signed order today and Judge Sheehan had changed a paragraph and distorted it, to include her opinions and various misquotes.

I'm on disability, but I work ONE DAY out of the year and the Judge stated that I claimed to "still work", which is very misleading. Judge Sheehan also made a point to stop and say "Note Worthy" (even though she misspelled it), then said that I was a "Self admitted "Computer Whiz"".....I would never be arrogant enough to say anything even remotely close to that.

So, all things considered, I wish I could give her a "10", but I can't.

For a Judge to make presumptions and/or offer opinions in the courtroom, then change court orders to include her own opinions is a big "no-no" for me. Judges are not supposed to be opinionated - especially when they've been humbled as she has (before the Supreme Court none the less). If anyone should follow the rules, it's the Judge (any Judge).

I know that the people who typically post up on message boards like this are bitter, but I try to be honest and w/o bias.

I think Judge Sheehan has the ability to be a "10", but my experience with her (unfortunately) left me feeling less than equal (as a human) and although I don't think she discriminated against me. I definitely felt discriminated against.

In closing: I really wish I could rate her a "10", but my experience fell short of that - which is a shame, because I know that Judge Sheehan has the ability to be a great Judge. I just didn't get a chance to see it for myself.

Regards

Litigant

Comment #: FL4205
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Sucks as a judge. She didnt even hear testimonies or facts from the other party. Very one sided decision. Seem like she has something against mothers, maybe even her own mother. She gives opinions in court without looking at the facts presented in court. She sucks. Worst judge I have encountered. Loved Judge Foster better. He understood and seen BS the moment it stepped in the courtroom. Bring him back or remove her asap.

Other

Comment #: FL4177
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Judge Sheehan chooses to not follow laws when making rulings. She abuses her power and is extremely rude and insulting to litigants!!! It is obvious she reads the comments on this site as she has made several comments on here about herself. See all comments with the term BS in them. Delusional and transparent Judge who along with her favored attorneys are not fooling anyone!!!

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL4066
Rating:10.0
Comments:
To be straightforward with you all, in all of these cases, somebody wins and somebody loses, and the person that loses often feels like the judge is biased against them. So, you know, it really becomes a question of “Are you losing because of some bias or are you losing because you just don’t have a strong case?” and more often than not, it’s because you have the weaker argument. Take a step back and really review your case and than ask yourself is my position really the most just and logical one. I bet most of your cases were complete BS and full of lies. This judge is just great at seeing thru BS and false claims.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL4054
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Illogical rulings! Case law is not followed. Rude and insulting to female litigants no matter what the situation, seen this numerous times. It's no wonder I see so many homeless women with children.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL4023
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Horrible judge who violates the law in almost every way in her court system. She has no regard for the basic dictates of due process nor is she capable of showing a modicum of professionalism or basic understanding of the law.

Other

Comment #: FL3992
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Very poor judge! Either does not know the laws or chooses not to follow them!

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL3964
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
The Judge does not follow the laws when ruling. She always crucifies the Mom it happened to me. Not professional and rude!

Litigant

Comment #: FL3959
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Went to court seeking child support modifications left court feeling like a convicted felon, she was too busy bashing me to order my x husband to pay back child support. This Judge is rude, biased and extremely unprofessional. She makes assumptions without enough evidence to back it up, with her DUI arrest and problems with Julianne Holt, she is the last one to label anyone without getting all the facts, instead of getting all the facts and evidence. She loves to think the worst of mothers! She does not follow the law! She has her mind made up before you even set foot in the courtroom. My comments are similar to everyone's on here because there is a pattern in her behavior, there is something seriously wrong with this woman who calls herself a Judge!

Other

Comment #: FL3952
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Judge Sheehan is out of control. If you have no lawyer , she is ready to rule against you with a firey whip and an unlady like tonque lashing. She uses her knowledge of other Legal Authority in a biased Judgement. She purposefully removed Judicial Assistants so she may do her unethical ruling. What is actually said and done in her court does not reflect the written ruling. In fact, I received a tape that recorded my final hearing that shows her unethical and unprofessional ruling. I plan on bringing it to the media. And for this Judge to view my divorce, see written proof of my husband George Reavis having a permanant Std such as genital herpes and intentionally spreading to unsuspecting women in the Tampa Bay Area and NOT bringing it to the State for prosecution is outrageous! She is a Judge who has absolutely lost all credibility and should be removed!

Other

Comment #: FL3951
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Judge Sheehan is out of control. If you have no lawyer , she is ready to rule against you with a firey whip and an unlady like tonque lashing. She uses her knowledge of other Legal Authority in a biased Judgement. She purposefully removed Judicial Assistants so she may do her unethical ruling. What is actually said and done in her court does not reflect the written ruling. In fact, I received a tape that recorded my final hearing that shows her unethical and unprofessional ruling. I plan on bringing it to the media. And for this Judge to view my divorce, see written proof of my husband George Reavis having a permanant Std such as genital herpes and intentionally spreading to unsuspecting women in the Tampa Bay Area and NOT bringing it to the State for prosecution is outrageous! She is a Judge who has absolutely lost all credibility and should be removed!

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: FL3919
Rating:8.7
Comments:
Great Judge. Litigation is always win or lose. For everyone that complains there is an opposing party that feels quite differently and there story is untold. If you truthfully exposed the details of your case on this blog we would probably agree with the judge.

Litigant

Comment #: FL3917
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
She is the most unfair, unprofessional judge I have had to deal with. her abuse of power is disheartening. She rules without research, DUI says it all!! I will personally make sure she doesnt get re-elected!!!

Prosecutor

Comment #: FL3909
Rating:10.0
Comments:
Judge Sheehan is outstanding. Judge Sheehan does a great job at spotting BS.
And we the people elected her. She is fair and balanced and always sees the truth.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL3906
Rating:1.0
Comments:
If you had any issues with Judge Sheehan and where treated like a criminal trying to protect your children? Please contact me! We are getting something together and need your story and support! This judge is separating families and our voice must be heard! Time to stop the biased, unfair rulings and protect our children!

unitedagainstjudgesheehan@yahoo.com

Other

Comment #: FL3855
Rating:10.0
Comments:
If you are a poor person who cannot afford an attorney you are in bad trouble with this judge. She will not let you get a word, will not hear your objections, deny your motions, and set you up to fail by ordering you to do things that she knows that you cannot do. She will set you up to fail so that she can rule in favor of the person whom she feels is the better person simply because of material means. She has no regard for domestic violence victims and is for the man and his "rights" regardless of putting the mother in more danger. It would appear that Tampa just threw out the trash onto Plant City. If she is so much for the children they need to put her back in that division or put her out of office. She is no judge when she cannot see when a person is lying and has been set up by their spouce. You would think that she would at least give the benefit of a doubt to the opinions of CPS and domestic violence personal. I thought their opinion counted for something. And, I guess it only matter for somethng when they are agreeing with her not against her.

Other

Comment #: FL3830
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
This judge does not have best interest of children. She is a disgusting human that shouldn't be a judge. She isn't fair, she rules based on non facts and is usually one sided. She is extremely disrespectful and rude! She has no room to judge anyone's character and is incompetent after being found guilty and admitting to a DUI. WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT???

Other

Comment #: FL3775
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Without an attorney you're doomed, even if it puts children harms way, and no regards for facts..

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL3696
Rating:2.3
Comments:
Exceptionally poor judge. She demonstrates a disregard for case law and the basic professionalism of the bench that is disheartening.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL3669
Rating:1.4
Comments:
She favors the husband, she over looks a DUI and discrimination against Christians. Literally laughed and me because I attend church... she is a sad person.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: FL3108
Rating:4.1
Comments:
I'm not sure what happened to Judge Sheehan. In Tampa, she was great. In Plant City, she has become bitter, one-sided (usually the woman who "boo-hoos" the most), and makes rulings that do not comport with Florida statutes and the case law. More than once she has told me that my clients "may take advantage of their rights of appeal" upon her rulings, over my clear objections. She regularly issues rulings where there were no findings of fact, and jumps to conclusions where no testimony or evidence was presented therefor. You're in for a long haul if you draw her as your family judge.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: FL3105
Rating:3.6
Comments:
While in Tampa, Judge Sheehan was great. Ever since she got transferred to Plant City, if she does not like your client, she will find a way to rule against them. As such, she is not the cool, fair judge I first met in Tampa. Now she roots for whoever she feels is the underdog, regardless of the law or equity.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: FL1128
Rating:9.6
Comments:
Judge Sheehan is an outstanding judge.