Hon. Joanne B. O'Donnell
Judge
Superior Court
Los Angeles County


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Attorney Average Rating:   2.3 - 11 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 1 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 - Private4011601/11/2016        
Criminal Defense Lawyer3733409/02/2015        
Civil Litigation - Private3571006/24/201511112111
Civil Litigation - Private3128911/26/20141111 1  
Civil Litigation - Private3000410/12/20142222 2  
Civil Litigation - Private2858908/04/2014 111  1 
Civil Litigation - Private2681105/06/201443   12 
Civil Litigation - Private2559103/11/20141211 111
Civil Litigation - Private2200606/13/2013        
Criminal Defense Lawyer1641907/24/20121    1  
Criminal Defense Lawyer1491405/12/201211 1  1 
Civil Litigation - Private1439404/12/20121111 11 
Civil Litigation - Private242107/23/20081088889  
Civil Litigation - Private177603/16/2008737292  
Category Average  2.92.32.82.06.32.11.21.0
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
40116      
37334      
35710      
31289      
30004      
28589      
26811      
25591      
22006      
16419      
14914      
14394      
2421      
1776      
       
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
40116   0.0
37334   0.0
357101111.1
312891 11.0
300042 22.0
285891  1.0
268112 22.4
255911111.1
22006   0.0
164191  1.0
149141 11.0
143941111.0
242110  8.7
17761 14.4
 2.01.01.31.8

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other3787310/02/2015277111.0Read Comment
Other2670605/01/20142771  Read Comment
Litigant2330409/16/20132771  Read Comment
Category Average   1.01.0