Hon. Hector M. Guzman See Rating Details
Judge
Superior Court
Los Angeles County
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Attorney Average Rating:   6.4 - 2 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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Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA31319
Rating:9.5
Comments:
This man is incredible! Had a preliminary hearing that went an entire day. He did not rush us and was just as engaged in the hearing on the closing as he was on the first. Also did a jury trial before him. Again he was incredible - NOT GUILTY verdict too. FYI he warned the DA in chambers she was going to lose the case if it went to the jury and the DA went ahead and tried the case anyway!

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA3613
Rating:3.4
Comments:
Judge Guzman has a strange imperiousness about him -- someone should tell him he is a low-end local judge in Torrance. It is generally painful to be in his court.