Hon. Meg Sassaman
Superior Court
King County

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Attorney Average Rating:   3.4 - 5 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   2.0 - 7 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)

Civil Litigation - Private3686908/12/20157585910 8
Civil Litigation - Private1162408/20/20111  25 22
Civil Litigation - Private1118906/28/2011566687  
Civil Litigation - Private1013203/09/20111111    
Civil Litigation - Private899609/22/20101111 1  
Category Average
116241  2.2
111897  6.4
1013211 1.0
89961 11.0

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

Litigant4838903/21/2017838811.0Read Comment
Other4203004/15/2016838811.0Read Comment
Litigant2743506/12/20148388  Read Comment
Other2091604/05/2013838811.0Read Comment
Other1409503/16/2012838811.0Read Comment
Litigant1364702/22/2012838811.0Read Comment
Other1328802/07/2012838811.0Read Comment
Litigant1149307/29/201183881010.0Read Comment
Category Average   2.32.3