Hon. Henry J. Hall See Rating Details
Superior Court
Los Angeles County
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Attorney Average Rating:   2.0 - 3 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. Henry J. Hall


Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA10356
Where do I begin. This Judge has the nastiest disposition I have ever encountered. His condescension may as well take on the form of a physical body, being that it is so readily apparent. Despite his public defender background, he acts as second chair to the prosecutor that staffs his courtroom. As a matter of fact, I'm not even sure why the prosecutor comes into that court. I will vote for whoever runs against him, should he ever be up for re election.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA10353
This judge is probably the biggest coward there could possibly be on the bench. Afraid of his own shadow and how he will be perceived. My guess he is probably concerned about election in the future. I could not get out of his courtroom fast enough this morning. Never left a rating before. When I have an opportunity to paper this judge and campaign for ANYONE who runs against him in the future, I will exercise my right to do that. What a dismal failure as a judge.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA7860
Judge Hall is for the prosecutors. All the way. 170.6 Civ. Code was made for judges like this.