Hon. Lisa Hart Cole
Judge
Superior Court
Los Angeles County


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Attorney Average Rating:   4.0 - 14 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 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
Civil Litigation - Private4232904/26/201642 1543 
Civil Litigation - Private4158503/23/2016        
Civil Litigation - Private4143203/14/201623343321
Civil Litigation - Private3869511/04/20152111 211
Civil Litigation - Private3830410/17/2015        
Criminal Defense Lawyer3815110/12/20154111111 
Civil Litigation - Private3331103/07/2015        
Civil Litigation - Private3311202/23/2015        
Criminal Defense Lawyer3119111/20/201411      
Civil Litigation - Private2941809/12/201455741554
Civil Litigation - Private2901208/27/201422131323
Civil Litigation - Private1977501/29/20138888889 
Civil Litigation - Private1895212/04/201299101061098
Civil Litigation - Private1382603/07/201224421538
Criminal Defense Lawyer905709/30/201043 3133 
Civil Litigation - Private288409/19/2008108  210108
Civil Litigation - Private211407/01/200899 8689 
Category Average  4.84.34.44.13.25.24.84.7
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
42329      
41585      
41432      
38695      
38304      
38151111111
33311      
33112      
31191      
29418      
29012      
19775      
18952      
13826      
9057      
2884      
2114      
 1.01.01.01.01.01.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
4232939 3.1
41585   0.0
414322222.8
38695   1.3
38304   0.0
381511111.3
33311   0.0
331121111.0
311911  1.0
294184 74.5
290122  2.0
197759958.3
1895291099.0
138261532.8
90573  2.9
28841010 8.3
2114   8.2
 3.85.94.03.3

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other4158803/24/2016254411.0Read Comment
Litigant3819310/13/20152544  Read Comment
Litigant3814810/12/2015254411.0Read Comment
Other3300602/17/20152544  Read Comment
Litigant3244701/19/2015254411.0Read Comment
Litigant3119011/20/20142544  Read Comment
Litigant2542302/27/2014254411.0Read Comment
Litigant2010302/14/2013254411.0Read Comment
Litigant1854511/13/20122544  Read Comment
Category Average   1.01.0