Hon. Monica Benton See Rating Details
Judge
Superior Court
King County
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Attorney Average Rating:   1.8 - 3 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   - 0 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. Monica Benton


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Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: WA667
Rating:1.5
Comments:
It is a testament to the vagaries of fate that Judge Benton ever got to be a judge. I suppose she is good at some things, but being a judge isn't one of them.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: WA449
Rating:1.6
Comments:
Be prepared for inappropriate comments, lack of preparation/ organization and a general inability to comphrehend basic fundamentals of commercial law.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: WA316
Rating:2.3
Comments:
If you are bringing a motion before this judge... be prepared for: her delusions of grandeur; general dysfunction in the courtroom; lengthy waiting periods for rulings on motions; and her ill-prepared manner.