Hon. Valerie Salkin See Rating Details
Judge
Superior Court
Los Angeles County
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Attorney Average Rating:   5.7 - 2 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   - 0 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. Valerie Salkin


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Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA10291
Rating:2.0
Comments:
She forgets she is no longer a DA. She will help the DA during trial if the DA is having trouble with the evidence. She lacks empathy for the clients that come before her. She should not be on the bench.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA7685
Rating:9.3
Comments:
Its a pleasure to have a competent judge with a pleasant disposition and attitude. I have not been in front of her on criminal matters enough yet to rate on the various topics. However, these days, almost the only thing I am looking for is a reasonable temperament and respectful judge. Judge Salkin is bright and cordial...enough said.