Hon. William F. Highberger
Judge
Superior Court
Los Angeles County


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Attorney Average Rating:   3.8 - 13 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   - 0 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 - Private2659304/21/20141323532 
Civil Litigation - Private1686808/14/201233224324
Civil Litigation - Private1288401/11/201255558438
Civil Litigation - Private1070005/09/201112223 2 
Civil Litigation - Private1061604/28/201112141111
Civil Litigation - Private972701/12/201111112111
Civil Litigation - Private939811/23/20101321332 
Civil Litigation - Private909710/06/201011132125
Civil Litigation - Private906309/30/2010696989  
Civil Litigation - Private903909/29/201013121112
Civil Litigation - Private903609/29/201013226749
Civil Litigation - Private865408/10/20101010101010101010
Civil Litigation - Private318510/22/2008810101010  7
Category Average  3.14.23.54.24.83.92.75.2
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
26593      
16868      
12884      
10700      
10616      
9727      
9398      
9097      
9063      
9039      
9036      
8654      
3185      
       
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
265931312.5
168681432.5
1288431054.8
107001 11.9
106161 11.5
972712 1.1
93981  2.0
90971411.5
90638 47.9
90391  1.4
90361833.3
865410101010.0
318588 9.3
 2.96.13.23.8

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Category Average