Hon. Richard F. Walmark
Judge
Superior Court
Los Angeles County


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Attorney Average Rating:   4.7 - 15 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   3.0 - 15 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 - Private3642007/22/201511 1 11 
Criminal Defense Lawyer3638007/20/20151010101010   
Civil Litigation - Private3493005/23/20151 1 10 1 
Civil Litigation - Private3143512/04/20141089710101010
Civil Litigation - Private3090511/09/20141111 112
Criminal Defense Lawyer2990210/08/20141 11 11 
Civil Litigation - Private2753006/19/20141  1 1  
Civil Litigation - Private2719505/28/20141010101010101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer2719405/28/20146111 11 
Criminal Defense Lawyer2478001/04/2014        
Civil Litigation - Govt.2459612/14/2013101010910101010
Civil Litigation - Private2340209/23/20131121111 
Civil Litigation - Private2338309/20/2013        
Civil Litigation - Govt.2195806/07/20138 7 9   
Civil Litigation - Govt.1973101/25/2013        
Civil Litigation - Private1960601/17/2013877648102
Civil Litigation - Private1834711/01/201221212113
Civil Litigation - Private1567706/22/20125110110579
Category Average  5.04.65.53.87.64.24.56.6
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
364201     
36380      
34930      
314358610444
30905      
29902      
27530      
27195101010101010
271941  111
24780      
24596      
23402      
23383      
21958      
19731      
19606      
18347      
15677      
 5.08.010.05.05.05.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
364201  1.0
36380   10.0
349301112.8
31435101059.1
309051 101.0
299021111.0
275301111.0
2719510101010.0
271941  1.6
24780   0.0
245961010109.9
234021111.1
23383   0.0
219588 78.0
19731   0.0
1960610857.5
1834715101.4
1567711055.0
 4.15.75.53.9

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Litigant3539206/13/20152896  Read Comment
Litigant3537006/12/201528961010.0Read Comment
Litigant3474105/12/2015289611.0Read Comment
Court Staff3171812/16/20142896  Read Comment
Other3171612/16/2014289611.0Read Comment
Other3143712/05/20142896  Read Comment
Other2993310/09/2014289611.0Read Comment
Litigant2990110/08/2014289611.0Read Comment
Litigant2981610/02/2014289611.0Read Comment
Litigant2783807/03/20142896  Read Comment
Litigant2780907/02/2014289611.0Read Comment
Litigant2752806/19/2014289611.0Read Comment
Other2745506/13/20142896  Read Comment
Litigant2718705/27/2014289622.0Read Comment
Litigant2715905/25/2014289622.0Read Comment
Litigant2675105/03/201428961010.0Read Comment
Litigant2658804/20/2014289688.0Read Comment
Litigant2459512/14/2013289611.0Read Comment
Litigant2426611/18/201328961010.0Read Comment
Litigant2398110/30/2013289611.0Read Comment
Category Average   3.43.4