Hon. Lawrence P. Riff
Judge
Superior Court
Los Angeles County


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Attorney Average Rating:   4.1 - 8 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   3.0 - 5 rating(s)


General Rating Criteria

* Temp. Temperament (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Sch. Scholarship (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Indu. Industriousness (1=Not at all industrious,10=Highly industrious)
* Comp. Ability to Handle Complex Litigation (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Punct. Punctuality (1=Chronically Late,10=Always on Time)
* Ab-Pr. General Ability to Handle Pre-Trial Matters (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
* Ab-Tr. General Ability as a Trial Judge (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
Flex Flexibility In Scheduling (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)
    

Criminal Case Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Ev-Cr. Evenhandedness in Criminal Litigation (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Bail General Inclination Regarding Bail (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
Plea Involvement in Plea Discussions (1=Not at all Involved, 10=Very Involved)
Inc.-Pr. General Inclination in Criminal Cases Pretrial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
Inc.-Tr. General Inclination in Criminal Cases Trial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
Inc.-S. General Inclination in Criminal Cases Sentencing Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)


Civil Case Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Ev-Cv. Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation (1=Not at all Evenhanded,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Settle Involvement in Settlement Discussions (1=Not at all Involved,10=Very Involved)
Inc. General Inclination (1=Pro-defendant, 10=Pro-plaintiff)
    
  

General Rating Criteria

Criminal Case Rating Criteria
(if applicable)

Civil Case Rating Criteria
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDate*Temp.*Sch.*Indu.*Comp.*Punct.*Ab-Pr.*Ab-Tr.Flex
Criminal Defense Lawyer12516202/13/2024        
Criminal Defense Lawyer11852205/27/2023        
Criminal Defense Lawyer10060811/16/2021        
Criminal Defense Lawyer8473804/11/20201       
Criminal Defense Lawyer8299802/08/20201       
Criminal Defense Lawyer8230801/26/202047   119
Civil Litigation - Private8175201/17/20209  335  
Criminal Defense Lawyer8112001/05/2020        
Criminal Defense Lawyer8062412/22/201910  10101010 
Civil Litigation - Private7766110/15/20191  1    
Civil Litigation - Private7744310/10/201913119 11
Criminal Defense Lawyer6539902/18/201910 1010101010 
Category Average  4.65.05.55.08.06.55.55.0
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
125162      
118522      
100608      
84738      
82998      
823081     
81752      
81120      
80624  10   
77661      
77443      
65399      
 1.0 10.0   
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
125162   0.0
118522   0.0
100608   0.0
84738   1.0
82998   1.0
823081112.5
81752 885.0
81120   0.0
806241010 10.0
77661   1.0
774431  2.4
6539910101010.0
 5.57.36.32.7

Only items marked with (*) are averaged into the displayed overall rating.

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other12724006/11/202424462  Read Comment
Other12723906/11/202424462  Read Comment
Other12706205/30/202424462  Read Comment
Other12518202/14/202424462  Read Comment
Other12502702/05/202424462  Read Comment
Litigant12366611/09/202324462  Read Comment
Litigant12332811/06/202324462  Read Comment
Other11849205/25/20232446211.0Read Comment
Other11826505/24/202324462  Read Comment
Litigant10521405/30/20222446211.0Read Comment
Litigant10343303/14/202224462  Read Comment
Other8824807/27/202024462  Read Comment
Litigant8777007/06/202024462  Read Comment
Litigant8761006/29/202024462  Read Comment
Litigant8710806/09/202024462  Read Comment
Litigant8577805/10/202024462  Read Comment
Other8182501/19/20202446222.0Read Comment
Litigant8062312/22/2019244621010.0Read Comment
Litigant7991112/08/20192446244.0Read Comment
Other7960011/30/201924462  Read Comment
Other7646809/20/201924462  Read Comment
Category Average   3.63.6