Hon. Michael P. Linfield
Judge
Superior Court
Los Angeles County


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Attorney Average Rating:   5.4 - 15 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   3.0 - 4 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 - Private5453203/06/20181  643  
Civil Litigation - Private5425802/19/201822236221
Civil Litigation - Private5425202/19/201888373322
Civil Litigation - Private5424202/18/20181010101010101010
Civil Litigation - Private5393202/02/2018101010  10  
Civil Litigation - Private5049007/09/20175 34 554
Civil Litigation - Private5048807/09/2017989810998
Civil Litigation - Private4990406/02/2017101010101010107
Civil Litigation - Private4775102/15/2017   1934 
Civil Litigation - Govt.4137403/10/20161010101010101010
Civil Litigation - Private4137103/10/2016        
Criminal Defense Lawyer3582306/27/20151 11111 
Civil Litigation - Private2999510/12/2014        
Civil Litigation - Private2902308/27/20143    4  
Criminal Defense Lawyer2894108/22/201411111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer2894008/22/201411111111
Civil Litigation - Private906809/30/2010998 8898
Category Average  5.76.95.75.26.15.35.35.2
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
54532      
54258      
54252      
54242      
53932      
50490      
50488      
49904      
47751      
41374      
41371      
35823      
29995      
29023      
28941111111
28940111111
9068      
 1.01.01.01.01.01.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
545321  3.0
542581212.5
542521 14.4
54242107510.0
539329  9.8
504901213.8
504889998.9
4990410 710.0
4775111103.6
4137410 510.0
41371   0.0
358231 11.0
29995   0.0
290232 103.0
289411111.0
289401111.0
90688 78.4
 4.43.34.54.7

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other5034606/27/2017270911.0Read Comment
Other4311006/03/2016270911.0Read Comment
Other4279705/17/201627091010.0Read Comment
Litigant4007501/08/2016270922.0Read Comment
Category Average   3.53.5