Hon. Susan C. Gaer
Commissioner
Superior Court
Snohomish County


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Attorney Average Rating:   2.5 - 14 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
Civil Litigation - Private2845307/29/20141111  1 
Civil Litigation - Private2845107/29/20141111  1 
Civil Litigation - Private2827107/22/2014        
Civil Litigation - Private2765506/26/2014        
Civil Litigation - Private2753806/20/20141010101010101010
Civil Litigation - Private2683705/07/20141111911 
Criminal Defense Lawyer2349409/28/201311113111
Civil Litigation - Private2315409/03/201311131111
Criminal Defense Lawyer2265808/05/20131111341 
Criminal Defense Lawyer2075403/25/20131111111 
Criminal Defense Lawyer1995202/07/201311111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer1976101/28/201311111111
Civil Litigation - Govt.1962301/17/201311111111
Civil Litigation - Private1805910/18/2012111111  
Civil Litigation - Private1361302/21/201212 1 22 
Category Average  1.71.81.81.83.12.21.82.5
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
28453      
28451      
28271      
27655      
2753810     
26837      
23494      
23154      
22658      
20754      
19952      
19761      
19623      
18059      
13613      
 10.0     
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
284531 11.0
284511  1.0
282711010510.0
27655   0.0
275381010510.0
268371  2.0
234941111.3
231541111.3
226581 11.6
207541111.0
199521111.0
197611111.0
196231111.0
180591  1.0
136131 11.5
 2.33.31.72.3

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Litigant2488101/13/201484201010.0Read Comment
Litigant1954501/12/2013842011.0Read Comment
Other1946001/05/2013842011.0Read Comment
Category Average   4.04.0