Hon. Estela M. De La Cruz
Superior Court Judge
Superior Court
Bergen County
Vicinage 2

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Attorney Average Rating:   2.6 - 6 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   - 0 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 - Private1064105/03/201111111213
Civil Litigation - Private1063605/01/201122 1 222
Civil Litigation - Govt.902209/28/20101111 11 
Criminal Defense Lawyer692303/25/20101088989910
Civil Litigation - Govt.656301/07/2010111141  
Criminal Defense Lawyer510003/24/200912121112
Category Average  2.72.52.42.53.52.72.84.3
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
10641      
10636      
9022      
6923      
6563      
5100      
       
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
106413381.4
1063613 1.7
90221  1.0
69239 98.8
65631 11.4
51001331.3
 2.73.05.32.6

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other692203/25/20104812  Read Comment
Category Average