Hon. Claudia J. Silbar
Judge
Superior Court
Orange County


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Attorney Average Rating:   6.1 - 8 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   4.0 - 3 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
Criminal Defense Lawyer4275005/15/201611111111
Civil Litigation - Private4091002/16/201641111116
Civil Litigation - Private2323209/10/201399810799 
Criminal Defense Lawyer1974501/26/2013101010101010109
Criminal Defense Lawyer1911212/18/20121010101010101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer554007/24/20091010101010101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer232407/14/200815551010105
Criminal Defense Lawyer212307/06/200812113 1 
Category Average  5.86.05.86.06.57.36.56.8
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
42750      
40910      
23232      
19745      
19112      
5540      
2324      
2123      
       
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
42750 111.0
409101111.4
232328 98.6
19745   10.0
1911210101010.0
55401010510.0
23245156.4
2123   1.5
 6.84.65.26.1

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other4593610/20/2016308611.0Read Comment
Other4172003/29/2016308622.0Read Comment
Court Staff3382604/02/201530861010.0Read Comment
Court Staff2053703/12/20133086  Read Comment
Litigant1320002/05/20123086  Read Comment
Category Average   4.34.3