Judges are a neutral referees so don't worry about the judge
When you are arrested a judge is randomly assigned. There are good judges and bad judges but it is extremely rare that you will get a new judge when you are not happy with your choice. I respect the process and I respect judges but yes they can be overbearing but my job is to educate the court, to lay my record for appeal, and to present my best cases. Judges decide law not guilt or innocence. Don't worry about your judge worry about your facts and the law. Attorney Roger P. Foley talks about judges and how they are regular people. Show respect, receive respect. Fight to convince the judge that the law you provide is the correct law and advocate with respect to the court. I am animated but I respect the legal profession and most certainly the judges.