Final Recommendation

The Honorable

David P. Reeb, Jr.

District Court Judge
9th Judicial District --
Curry and Roosevelt Counties

Year: 2014

Recommendation: Retain

Election Results: Retained

Evaluation: Judge David Reeb, Jr. was rated quite positively by both attorneys and non-attorneys in all categories of the surveys. For example, attorneys rated Judge Reeb quite positively for being courteous to all participants, demonstrating appropriate demeanor on the bench, and for ruling on motions or cases in a timely manner. In addition, the court staff and resource staff (e.g., law enforcement, probation and parole officers, interpreters, etc.) rated Judge Reeb positively on all attributes.

Experience & Education: Judge Reeb was appointed District Judge in August of 2006 and elected on November 7, 2006. Prior to the appointment, he worked in private practice and served as an assistant district attorney. He presides over and hears civil and family law cases. Judge Reeb is active in various civil and professional organizations. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado and his law degree from Creighton University in 1995.

PERCENTAGE THAT AGREE OR DISAGREE THAT THE JUDGE EXHIBITS POSITIVE QUALITIES IN EACH CATEGORY *

Attorneys (n=40, 36% Response Rate)
Category Agree Partly Agree/ Partly Disagree Disagree
Exhibits Integrity 77% 11% 11%
Fair and Impartial 75% 14% 11%
Knowledgeable of Law 76% 17% 7%
Communication is Clear 81% 13% 6%
Appropriate Demeanor 91% 5% 4%
Properly Controls Proceedings 82% 11% 7%
Respects Court Employees N/A N/A N/A
Court Staff (n=31, 74% Response Rate)
Category Agree Partly Agree/ Partly Disagree Disagree
Exhibits Integrity 86% 14% 0%
Fair and Impartial N/A N/A N/A
Knowledgeable of Law N/A N/A N/A
Communication is Clear N/A N/A N/A
Appropriate Demeanor N/A N/A N/A
Properly Controls Proceedings N/A N/A N/A
Respects Court Employees 86% 14% 0%
Category Agree Partly Agree/ Partly Disagree Disagree
Exhibits Integrity 96% 4% 0%
Fair and Impartial 86% 5% 9%
Knowledgeable of Law N/A N/A N/A
Communication is Clear 86% 4% 11%
Appropriate Demeanor 93% 3% 3%
Properly Controls Proceedings 75% 18% 7%
Respects Court Employees N/A N/A N/A

* On the tables above, the "Agree" columns are comprised of the strongly agree and agree responses. Similarly, the "Disagree" columns are comprised of the strongly disagree and disagree responses. The combined percentage of "Agree", "Disagree", and "Partly Agree/Partly Disagree" for each category may not equal 100% due to rounding error. "N/A" indicates that the category is "not applicable" because some populations were not asked certain questions.

 

PERCENTAGE THAT RECOMMEND THE JUDGE BE RETAINED OR NOT BE RETAINED IN OFFICE. ‡

‡ On the charts above, the "Retain" columns are comprised of the strongly recommend retain and somewhat recommend retain responses. Similarly, the "Do Not Retain" columns are comprised of the strongly recommend not retain and somewhat recommend not retain responses.

 

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