Hon. Susan M. Svetkey
Circuit Court Judge
Circuit Court
Multnomah County
Judicial District 4

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Attorney Average Rating:   2.9 - 6 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 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
Civil Litigation - Private5487503/26/201811418112
Civil Litigation - Private5459003/08/201811112211
Civil Litigation - Private5457003/07/201812111314
Criminal Defense Lawyer3939912/08/20151 328 21
Criminal Defense Lawyer3762409/18/201511111111
Civil Litigation - Private617509/25/20091099 989 
Category Average  2.52.83.21.24.83.02.51.8
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
54875      
54590      
54570      
393991  988
37624111111
6175      
 1.01.01.05.04.54.5
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
548751112.3
54590110 1.3
545701111.4
393991 12.6
376241111.0
617510  9.1
 2.53.31.02.9

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other5583605/09/2018553011.0Read Comment
Other5059707/13/2017553011.0Read Comment
Court Staff3939812/08/2015553011.0Read Comment
Category Average   1.01.0