Hon. Michael L. Stern
Judge
Superior Court
Los Angeles County


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Attorney Average Rating:   4.8 - 13 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 - Private2531902/21/2014109101010101010
Civil Litigation - Private2107804/17/2013979 1010 10
Civil Litigation - Private1967501/21/20131   10  1
Civil Litigation - Private1839411/04/201211111111
Civil Litigation - Private1790010/09/2012212 8524
Civil Litigation - Private1547306/15/2012355  231
Civil Litigation - Private1475904/30/2012161 1223
Civil Litigation - Private1459904/20/20121111 11 
Criminal Defense Lawyer1413103/20/20123444824 
Civil Litigation - Private1166708/28/201111111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer615309/22/200935346535
Civil Litigation - Private614609/21/200910101010108108
Civil Litigation - Private466302/06/200989998998
Category Average  4.14.94.75.06.64.74.24.7
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
25319      
21078      
19675      
18394      
17900      
15473      
14759      
14599      
14131      
11667      
6153      
6146      
4663      
       
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
2531910 109.9
2107810  9.2
196753 34.7
18394   1.0
179001113.0
1547311103.2
147591 12.0
145991 11.0
141317 54.5
116671  1.0
61534554.1
6146101 9.8
46637 68.5
 4.72.04.74.8

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Category Average