Hon. Michael I. Levanas
Superior Court
Los Angeles County

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Attorney Average Rating:   5.5 - 3 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   2.0 - 10 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)

Criminal Defense Lawyer3687708/13/20151       
Criminal Defense Lawyer2873908/12/2014        
Civil Litigation - Private2078903/28/201310108 10   
Civil Litigation - Private317610/21/2008873  5 7
Category Average 10.05.0 7.0
36877   1.0
28739   0.0
20789 10 9.5
31767  6.0
 7.010.0 4.1

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

Other4949905/16/20172704  Read Comment
Other3438604/25/2015270411.0Read Comment
Other3379304/01/201527041010.0Read Comment
Litigant2677205/05/2014270444.0Read Comment
Litigant2311708/31/2013270411.0Read Comment
Other2142104/29/2013270477.0Read Comment
Litigant2079303/28/2013270411.0Read Comment
Litigant2073203/24/2013270411.0Read Comment
Other1628607/15/2012270411.0Read Comment
Litigant1588107/03/2012270422.0Read Comment
Category Average   2.92.9