Hon. Elizabeth A. Jenkins See Rating Details
Magistrate Judge See Comments
M.D.Fla.  
Average Rating:5.7 - 3 rating(s)
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Ratings

*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)
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Comments



What others have said about Hon. Elizabeth A. Jenkins


Comments


Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 19783
Rating:2.2
Comments:
I don't know anyone who holds Magistrate Jenkins in as high a regard as her score reflects. It looks like Magistrate Jenkins has been reviewing herself, which is the kind of thing she would do. She is not as unintelligent as some on the middle district, but she frequently avoids tackling the prickly legal issues in favor of a kind of American Idol jurisprudence, where she draws overly quick judgments and then rules willy nilliy. She was completely out of line one time, dressing down my opposing counsel (who was not someone I was particularly fond of), telling her what a terrible job she was doing for her client. Then, she seemed to realize herself that she'd been out of line and then granted the dressed down lawyer's motion without even hearing her out or hearing the argument in opposition!

Other

Comment #: 4821
Rating:4.0
Comments:
I cannot believe this Judge let off Youssef Megahed and Ahmed Mohamed with very low bail after the evidence that was found in their vehicle. Our New York police officers are completely incensed about this matter, and so am I.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 1632
Rating:9.2
Comments:
Hard working. Very intelligent and courteous to all, even obnoxiously late attorneys. Both she and her staff were very helpful.