Hon. M. Christina Armijo See Rating Details
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Average Rating:7.4 - 4 rating(s)
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*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=Chronic`y Late,10=Always on Time)
*Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation:    (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
*Evenhandedness in Criminal Litigation:   (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Flexibility In Scheduling   (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)
General Inclination Regarding Bail (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Pre-Trial:   (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
Involvement in Civil Settlement Discussions:   (1=Least Involved,10=Most Involved)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Trial:    (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Sentencing:    (1=Most Lenient,10=Most Harsh)
Typical Discount Off Guidelines for Cooperators:    (1=10%,10=100%)
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What others have said about Hon. M. Christina Armijo


Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 23066
Rating:Not Rated
This is someone who never should have been appointed to as a federal judge, and particularly doesn't belong on a trial court. She is imperious,unpredictable beyond reason, and regularly engages in off-the-record communications with counsel that should be on the record in an effort to control what will happen surreptitiously.


Comment #: 19581
Among the worst judges in the country. I've appeared before many judges in many districts and she is certainly the least capable. She has little understanding of the law. Worse, she is consistently petty and hectoring to everyone. She bullies and demeans her staff, and she is insulting and discourteous the attorneys. Hope you never have to appear before her.


Comment #: 4347
Excellent, decisive, fair, courteous