Hon. Donna Fields Goldstein
Judge
Superior Court
Los Angeles County


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Attorney Average Rating:   2.1 - 9 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   2.0 - 8 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 Lawyer3352803/19/2015        
Criminal Defense Lawyer3352703/19/2015        
Civil Litigation - Govt.2891808/21/201488881010  
Criminal Defense Lawyer2663504/24/201411111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer2661604/24/201411113111
Civil Litigation - Private2648004/12/2014111111 2
Civil Litigation - Private2530702/21/201411115113
Criminal Defense Lawyer2478301/04/2014        
Criminal Defense Lawyer2447912/06/201311114313
Civil Litigation - Private2156205/10/20132   1 1 
Civil Litigation - Private1779110/02/20121 1 1   
Civil Litigation - Private1648307/30/2012        
Criminal Defense Lawyer1031304/05/201111 1  1 
Category Average  1.92.02.02.03.32.81.02.0
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
33528      
33527      
28918      
26635111111
26616      
26480      
25307      
24783      
24479      
21562      
17791      
16483      
10313      
 1.01.01.01.01.01.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
33528   0.0
33527   0.0
2891810  8.9
266351111.0
266161 11.3
264801  1.0
253071 11.5
24783   0.0
244791  1.6
215621  1.3
17791   1.0
16483   0.0
103131  1.0
 2.11.01.01.4

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Litigant3369203/25/2015261111.0Read Comment
Litigant2703105/17/2014261111.0Read Comment
Litigant2663304/24/20142611  Read Comment
Litigant2663204/24/20142611  Read Comment
Other2076803/27/2013261111.0Read Comment
Litigant1739409/14/2012261111.0Read Comment
Litigant1543406/12/2012261111.0Read Comment
Other1319102/04/201226111010.0Read Comment
Litigant1265412/26/2011261111.0Read Comment
Other1085205/27/2011261111.0Read Comment
Category Average   2.12.1