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


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Attorney Average Rating:   2.6 - 8 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   - 0 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 - 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  3.62.73.62.38.52.51.21.0
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
28589      
26811      
25591      
22006      
16419      
14914      
14394      
2421      
1776      
       
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
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
 2.31.01.22.3

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other2670605/01/20142771  Read Comment
Litigant2330409/16/20132771  Read Comment
Category Average