Hon. Mel Red Recana
Judge
Superior Court
Los Angeles County


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Attorney Average Rating:   5.0 - 8 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   4.0 - 2 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 - Private5494203/30/20181099 991010
Civil Litigation - Private4829303/17/2017111  11 
Civil Litigation - Private4758402/05/2017        
Civil Litigation - Private4283705/20/20168810107776
Criminal Defense Lawyer1691708/17/201283425527
Civil Litigation - Private711505/15/201011111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer669702/17/20101055577710
Civil Litigation - Private661401/25/20101088858 10
Civil Litigation - Private635711/12/200931111117
Category Average  6.44.54.94.55.04.94.17.3
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
54942      
48293      
47584      
42837      
16917      
7115      
6697      
6614      
6357      
       
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
5494210 69.4
482931 11.0
47584   0.0
4283710  8.4
169174534.1
71151111.0
66975 96.4
661410558.1
635722101.4
 5.43.35.04.4

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other5468203/13/2018280088.0Read Comment
Other4411107/07/2016280011.0Read Comment
Category Average   4.54.5