Hon. Lawrence Cho
Judge
Superior Court
Los Angeles County


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Attorney Average Rating:   3.3 - 19 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   3.0 - 6 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 Lawyer2956909/19/2014     1  
Criminal Defense Lawyer2956509/19/20141 2111 1
Criminal Defense Lawyer2867108/08/2014777 8788
Civil Litigation - Private2832707/24/201423111051 
Civil Litigation - Govt.2814007/17/2014        
Civil Litigation - Private2477001/03/201412111111
Civil Litigation - Private2464712/18/201312111111
Civil Litigation - Private2463012/16/2013109101010101010
Civil Litigation - Private2423311/15/201331111111
Civil Litigation - Private2058103/14/20131111111 
Criminal Defense Lawyer1951701/09/201311111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer1913712/19/201241217 1 
Criminal Defense Lawyer1912312/18/201261 1 111
Civil Litigation - Private1667708/06/201211116211
Civil Litigation - Private1577506/27/201211111111
Civil Litigation - Private1529006/03/201211 16315
Civil Litigation - Private1472904/28/20121010101010101010
Civil Litigation - Private1417503/22/20121010101010101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer720506/17/201012      
Criminal Defense Lawyer503103/16/20095151551 
Category Average  3.73.23.62.74.93.63.13.9
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
29569      
295651 11  
28671      
28327      
28140      
24770111111
24647111111
24630      
24233      
205811     
195172     
19137      
19123111111
16677      
15775111   
15290      
1472910     
1417510     
7205      
50311   11
 2.91.01.01.01.01.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
29569   1.0
29565   1.2
2867191087.6
283271 13.0
28140   0.0
247701111.1
246471111.1
2463010 59.9
242331111.3
205811 101.0
195171  1.1
191371  2.4
19123   1.8
166771  1.8
1577511 1.0
1529011102.0
1472910  10.0
141751010510.0
72052  1.7
5031   3.0
 3.43.64.73.1

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Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other2945909/16/20142536  Read Comment
Other2945809/16/20142536  Read Comment
Other2945709/16/20142536  Read Comment
Other2945609/16/20142536  Read Comment
Other2945509/16/20142536  Read Comment
Litigant2866808/08/2014253677.0 
Other2433711/22/2013253611.0Read Comment
Court Staff2401511/01/201325361010.0Read Comment
Litigant2058703/15/2013253611.0Read Comment
Litigant1667908/07/2012253611.0Read Comment
Litigant1437204/10/2012253611.0Read Comment
Litigant1197109/29/20112536  Read Comment
Category Average   3.53.5