Hon. Robert Leslie Hess
Judge
Superior Court
Los Angeles County


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Attorney Average Rating:   4.6 - 14 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 1 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 - Private2621103/27/2014233453 4
Civil Litigation - Private2547903/04/201437 729 5
Civil Litigation - Private2465512/18/201351010105997
Criminal Defense Lawyer2435611/24/201311121111
Civil Litigation - Private2414511/10/201379894778
Civil Litigation - Private2255707/27/20131121 11 
Civil Litigation - Private2076603/26/20137991099109
Civil Litigation - Private1859611/16/201214131112
Civil Litigation - Private1375203/04/2012112121 1
Civil Litigation - Private947012/02/20103   24 4
Civil Litigation - Private906209/30/20103  7 7 6
Civil Litigation - Private528905/11/2009788 6 8 
Criminal Defense Lawyer187003/26/20088987457 
Civil Litigation - Private164902/19/2008212111 1
Category Average  3.65.34.95.23.54.55.54.4
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
26211      
25479      
24655      
24356      
24145      
22557      
20766      
18596      
13752      
9470      
9062      
5289      
1870      
1649      
       
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
262112333.1
254799556.2
246559758.4
243561111.1
241459  7.5
225571 11.1
2076610  9.1
185961111.6
137521 11.3
94706 43.8
90627  6.0
5289   7.4
18703  6.4
16491211.3
 4.63.22.44.6

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other2270308/08/2013263411.0Read Comment
Category Average   1.01.0