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Judging the Judges November 2016

Judging the Judges —Sharon Kyle

Judging the Judges —Sharon Kyle

These judicial evaluations have been provided by the Judicial Elections Evaluation Committee (JEEC) of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. The JEEC prepares an evaluation of candidates in contested Superior Court judicial elections in Los Angeles County; makes evaluations by interviewing candidates and communicating with lawyers, judges, and others; publishes ratings of candidates.

The Judicial Elections Evaluation Committee evaluates each candidate and gives them one of the following ratings:

Exceptionally Well Qualified - To be “Exceptionally Well Qualified,” the candidate must possess qualities and attributes considered to be of remarkable or extraordinary superiority so the candidate is deemed fit to perform the judicial function with distinction.

Well Qualified - To be “Well Qualified,” the candidate must possess professional ability, experience, competence, integrity, and temperament indicative of superior fitness to perform the judicial function with a high degree of skill and effectiveness.

Qualified - To be “Qualified,” the candidate must possess professional ability, experience, competence, integrity, and temperament indicative of fitness to perform the judicial function satisfactorily.

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Not Qualified - To be “Not Qualified,” the candidate lacks one or more of the qualities of professional ability, experience, competence, integrity, and temperament indicative of fitness to perform the judicial function satisfactorily.

Following are the most recent ratings issued by the 2016 Judicial Elections Evaluation committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association on April 25, 2016.

SUPERIOR COURT EVALUATIONS
Having completed its investigations and deliberations, the Judicial Elections Evaluation Committee reports its final evaluations for the candidates for the following Los Angeles Superior Court offices on the November 2016 ballot:
SUPERIOR COURT OFFICE NO. 11
Debra R. Archuleta ......................... Qualified
Steven Schreiner .............................. Well Qualified

SUPERIOR COURT OFFICE NO. 42
E. Matthew Aceves ......................... Well Qualified
Alicia Molina..................................... Not Qualified

SUPERIOR COURT OFFICE NO. 84
Javier Perez ...................................... Qualified
Susan Jung Townsend .................... Qualified

SUPERIOR COURT OFFICE NO. 158
David A. Berger ............................... Not Qualified
Kim L. Nguyen .................................. Well Qualified