Hon. Kenji Machida See Rating Details
Judge
Superior Court
Los Angeles County
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Attorney Average Rating:   3.2 - 4 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. Kenji Machida


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Other

Comment #: CA5463
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
This Judge is the worst. Breaks handfuls of CCP codes,shows favoritism towards attorneys if they are the defendants,and is all around completely unreasonable.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA5434
Rating:1.0
Comments:
this rediculous excuse of a judge is the most redicoulous person i ever have seen. rude argumentative and should never ever be reelected to be a judge. He couldnt judge if the light was green or red. a horrible person and if one person is right he would never know. he is stupid, dumb ignorant and deserves to be fired from the stanley mosk courthouse. stay far far away from judge kenji machida. he is the pitts and you will be dissapointed.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA5433
Rating:1.0
Comments:
My name is Richard McMillan Process server and this judge is the most redicoulous judge i have ever seen. He is very rude. very abrupt and deserves to be fired from his profession. His tactics in the courtroom are anything but level headed. i was to appear to show ability to serve my defendants process timely. He didnt even know that but but began to talk as if it was our first time in court. This judge is a piece of crap he does not know his job and is absolutely redicoulous in his redering judgement. he deserves no raise and needs to be fired. Steet clear of this judge. stay very far away from HON. KENJI
MACHIDA. Horrible horrible horrible judge. My defendant owes me money and this judge is bias to defendants as opposed to plaintiff. He is also stupid and and a big dummy!!!!

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA4745
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
After age 40 all judges should be removed! This judge can't remember anything! This loser is old and wants a free ride -- he is rude, loud and a liar!

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA4580
Rating:9.6
Comments:
He is an excellent judge who actually takes the time to read the papers submitted and ask the right questions. Like any good judge, he's able to identify the real issues and ultimately come to the right decision.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA4575
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I had business dealings with him before he became a judge. He was devoid of a sense of moral rectitude. He would cheat an orphan out of his clothes without remorse.

Other

Comment #: CA1902
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
extremely arrogant and short tempered

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA1767
Rating:1.3
Comments:
Probably well educated and smart, but somehow completely unable to grasp how to be a bench officer. Absolutely terrible judgment, completely disconnected from reality.