Hon. Maria E. Dennis

Circuit Court
Miami-Dade County
11th Circuit

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Attorney Average Rating:   4.4 - 8 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 6 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 - Private1982001/31/20131010101010101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer1339402/09/201211111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer1157808/11/201111112211
Civil Litigation - Private550907/15/2009101091010101010
Civil Litigation - Private158201/31/20082111111 
Civil Litigation - Private63310/26/200767553467
Criminal Defense Lawyer61310/25/2007132413 1
Civil Litigation - Private46610/22/200764537342
Category Average  4.64.64.34.44.44.34.74.6
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
19820      
13394232233
11578222122
550910     
1582      
633      
613      
466      
 4.72.52.01.52.52.5
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
1982010101010.0
133941211.1
115781111.3
5509101 9.9
1582   1.1
6336  5.3
6132 32.3
466   4.6
 5.03.53.84.4

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other2380910/23/20131317  Read Comment
Other1780910/03/2012131711.0Read Comment
Other1762009/20/2012131711.0Read Comment
Other1468304/26/2012131711.0Read Comment
Other1224911/09/2011131711.0Read Comment
Litigant1211910/20/2011131711.0Read Comment
Litigant1203110/08/2011131711.0Read Comment
Litigant548207/07/20091317  Read Comment
Category Average   1.01.0