Hon. Alan S. Rosenfield See Rating Details
Superior Court
Los Angeles County
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Attorney Average Rating:   9.3 - 5 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)

What others have said about Hon. Alan S. Rosenfield


Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA2478
Great judge- very personable and flexible. Be on time- 8:30 am means 8:30 am.....

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA2377
Occasionally somewhat time-consuming with his stories and explanations to the jury, but he is extremely conscientious. He has the ability to decide each issue afresh on its own merits, being informed by his prior experience but not bound by it. In our case, he quite cheerfully reversed himself when shown applicable case authority. He likes lawyers in general and tries not to make their job in the courtroom more difficult than it already is.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA1290
Good courtroom demeanor contributes to easing tension between counsel and litigants.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA1088
Judge Rosenfeld has a good demeanor, keeping things sufficiently formal while being glib at the same time. He what he lacks in intellect he makes up for in willingness to work. He is one of the few judges I know who has been willing to reconsider and reverse himself in order to make the correct decision.