Hon. John L. Philips See Rating Details

Circuit Court
Palm Beach County
15th Circuit
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Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 1 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 1 rating(s)
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General Rating Criteria

* Temperament (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Scholarship (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Industriousness (1=Not at all industrious,10=Highly industrious)
* Ability to Handle Complex Litigation (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Punctuality (1=Chronically Late,10=Always on Time)
* General Ability to Handle Pre-Trial Matters (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
* General Ability as a Trial Judge (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
Flexibility In Scheduling (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)


Criminal Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Evenhandedness in Criminal Litigation (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
General Inclination Regarding Bail (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
Involvement in Plea Discussions (1=Not at all Involved, 10=Very Involved)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Pretrial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Trial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Sentencing Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)


Civil Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation (1=Not at all Evenhanded,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Involvement in Settlement Discussions (1=Not at all Involved,10=Very Involved)
General Inclination (1=Pro-defendant, 10=Pro-plaintiff)
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What others have said about Hon. John L. Philips


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Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: FL2713
Rating:1.0
Comments:
This judge has no clue what the current law is in family matters. He ignores the requirements of the Florida Statutes by using, for example, Palm Beach model visitation schedules as opposed to parenting plans. This isn't rocket science and parenting plans have been required by law for a couple of years now. This judge needs to take some CLE classes...NOW.

Other

Comment #: FL1193
Rating:1.0
Comments:
The worst judge in Palm Beach County. No due process, very slanted decisions - time to retire!
I have never been a litigant in his courtroom - this is based on what I have observed as a court watcher. He has destroyed numerous families.