Hon. James B. Sarsfield
Associate District Judge
Circuit Court
Montgomery County
6th Circuit

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Attorney Average Rating:   5.3 - 6 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   2.0 - 3 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)

Criminal Defense Lawyer3824110/14/201511111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer2713905/23/2014        
Criminal Defense Lawyer2552203/06/2014        
Criminal Defense Lawyer2534802/23/2014        
Criminal Defense Lawyer2477201/03/2014910101010101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer2477101/03/201410999991010
Civil Litigation - Private2464412/17/20139101010  99
Criminal Defense Lawyer2459012/13/20131111211 
Criminal Defense Lawyer1890512/01/2012   1 11 
Category Average
245901    1
189051   1
27139   0.0
25522   0.0
25348   0.0
24772   9.9
24771   9.3
246449 109.5
24590   1.1
18905   1.0

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

Litigant4631011/14/20161356811.0Read Comment
Litigant4429007/15/20161356855.0Read Comment
Other4202404/15/201613568  Read Comment
Litigant2651104/15/20141356811.0Read Comment
Category Average   2.32.3