Hon. Joan M. Lewis
Judge
Superior Court
San Diego County


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Attorney Average Rating:   5.8 - 10 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 1 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 - Private2178305/24/20135687210710
Civil Litigation - Private2004302/12/2013889 99 8
Civil Litigation - Private1915912/19/201288999999
Criminal Defense Lawyer1822310/25/2012599 101010 
Civil Litigation - Private1311601/31/201223 282 1
Civil Litigation - Private1093306/10/201111 15111
Criminal Defense Lawyer909910/06/20107886978 
Civil Litigation - Private709005/07/2010133     
Criminal Defense Lawyer677103/06/2010342 88  
Civil Litigation - Private190004/03/200864538768
Category Average  4.65.46.64.77.67.06.86.2
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
21783      
20043      
19159      
18223      
13116      
10933      
9099      
7090      
6771      
1900      
       
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
217833266.0
200438  8.5
191599158.8
1822310  9.0
131161213.0
109331 101.6
909910  7.9
70902 22.3
67718 55.5
19007 65.8
 5.91.75.05.8

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Litigant2176405/24/20133361  Read Comment
Other2028702/25/2013336111.0Read Comment
Category Average   1.01.0