Hon. Susan C. Gaer
Commissioner
Superior Court
Snohomish County


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Attorney Average Rating:   2.7 - 18 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 - Private2971409/26/20141111 11 
Civil Litigation - Private2967709/24/201411112111
Civil Litigation - Private2965609/23/201411111111
Civil Litigation - Private2847507/30/2014        
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  1.61.61.61.72.81.91.72.1
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
29714      
29677111111
29656      
28475      
28453      
28451      
28271      
27655      
2753810     
26837      
23494      
23154      
22658      
20754      
19952      
19761      
19623      
18059      
13613      
 5.51.01.01.01.01.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
297141  1.0
296771121.1
296561111.0
284751010510.0
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
 2.53.51.92.5

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