Hon. Susan Lopez-Giss
Superior Court
Los Angeles County

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Attorney Average Rating:   3.5 - 4 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   3.0 - 13 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 Lawyer4386506/22/20161  1  1 
Civil Litigation - Private3509605/30/20151010  10   
Civil Litigation - Private1770709/26/201211111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer1291001/12/2012        
Civil Litigation - Private989502/03/201111215515
Category Average
43865   1.0
3509610  10.0
12910   0.0
989511 2.1

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Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

Other4542909/18/20162714  Read Comment
Other4488008/20/20162714  Read Comment
Other4481308/17/201627141010.0Read Comment
Litigant4388906/23/201627141010.0Read Comment
Other4223304/23/2016271411.0Read Comment
Other4222504/23/201627141010.0Read Comment
Other3606807/08/20152714  Read Comment
Litigant3557706/19/2015271411.0Read Comment
Other3274002/03/2015271422.0Read Comment
Other1913012/18/2012271411.0Read Comment
Other1290801/12/2012271411.0Read Comment
Other1290101/12/2012271411.0Read Comment
Other1282801/06/2012271411.0Read Comment
Other1076505/16/2011271411.0Read Comment
Other955412/10/20102714  Read Comment
Other895909/20/2010271411.0Read Comment
Other870308/17/2010271411.0Read Comment
Category Average   3.23.2