Hon. Michael D. Abzug See Rating Details
Superior Court
Los Angeles County
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Attorney Average Rating:   7.3 - 4 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)

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What others have said about Hon. Michael D. Abzug


Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA7634
Judge Abzug is very professional. He's respectful. He treats parties and attorneys with dignity.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA7220
Great temperment and always allows both parties to speak...sometimes to the point where the hearing runs a bit too long. Great on the law and takes time to read the applicable caselaw. I find his court is very fair. Attorneys who are ill-prepared or do not know the law will have a harder time in his court.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA6350
Judge Abzug is an embarrassment to the judiciary. He is a prosecution whore and will do whatever they want him to. Setting aside for the moment his goofy hair (probably the funniest thing you will ever see), he is a prosecution butt kisser with no mind of his own. [Redacted by Ed.] He literally is the worst judge I have ever seen in 30 years of practice.