Hon. Susan Lopez-Giss
Judge
Superior Court
Los Angeles County


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Attorney Average Rating:   1.6 - 2 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 8 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 - Private1770709/26/201211111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer1291001/12/2012        
Civil Litigation - Private989502/03/201111215515
Category Average  1.01.01.51.03.03.01.03.0
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
17707111111
12910      
9895      
 1.01.01.01.01.01.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
177071111.0
12910   0.0
989511 2.1
 1.01.01.01.0

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other3025010/23/2014271411.0Read 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   1.01.0