Hon. Donna Fields Goldstein
Judge
Superior Court
Los Angeles County


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Attorney Average Rating:   1.2 - 6 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   2.0 - 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
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  1.21.01.01.02.41.71.02.7
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
26480      
25307      
24783      
24479      
21562      
17791      
16483      
10313      
       
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
264801  1.0
253071 11.5
24783   0.0
244791  1.6
215621  1.3
17791   1.0
16483   0.0
103131  1.0
 1.0 1.00.9

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
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   2.52.5