Hon. Sheila B. Fell
Judge
Superior Court
Orange County


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Attorney Average Rating:   7.2 - 5 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   3.0 - 5 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 - Private2806307/14/201411111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer990602/04/201110888  9 
Civil Litigation - Private978201/19/20111091010881010
Criminal Defense Lawyer502103/16/200979      
Criminal Defense Lawyer222407/10/200810101010101088
Category Average  7.67.47.37.36.36.37.06.3
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
28063111111
9906      
9782      
50216     
22248     
 5.01.01.01.01.01.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
280631111.0
99069 98.7
978296109.3
5021   7.3
2224101059.6
 7.35.76.37.2

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other2737706/10/2014301822.0Read Comment
Litigant2695005/13/2014301811.0Read Comment
Other2671605/01/20143018  Read Comment
Other2669504/30/2014301811.0Read Comment
Litigant2412711/08/20133018  Read Comment
Other2377010/20/2013301822.0Read Comment
Other1969701/23/201330181010.0Read Comment
Category Average   3.23.2