Hon. John Joseph Cheroske See Rating Details
Judge
Superior Court
Los Angeles County
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Attorney Average Rating:   3.4 - 4 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 1 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. John Joseph Cheroske


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Litigant

Comment #: CA2328
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Perhaps no one out there knows, why this judge left the practice of law. He had a client, rob him at gunpoint for his Rolex. At that point (so I was told by his former partner), he decided to sentence rather than defend criminals.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA254
Rating:4.3
Comments:
Judge Cheroske seems to believe that all cases, even complex murder cases, should go to trial without continuances and does not seem to value attorneys who attempt to thoroughly prepare before trial. He seems to believe most preparation is unnecessary and is merely a delaying tactic. He is very unpleasant to nearly all attorneys who appear in front of him and to most litigants.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA238
Rating:2.0
Comments:
This has to be the worst judge in the county. He's mean and nasty for no particular reason. He's never heard of the obligation to prepare a case for trial.