Hon. Charles B. Burch
Superior Court
Contra Costa County

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Attorney Average Rating:   7.1 - 2 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   4.0 - 11 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
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Civil Case Rating Criteria
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Criminal Defense Lawyer4605610/27/20161010101010101010
Civil Litigation - Private1526506/02/201285218 16
Category Average
46056   10.0

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Non-attorney Rating
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Litigant5531904/22/20182350  Read Comment
Other4019901/14/2016235099.0Read Comment
Other3547206/16/201523501010.0Read Comment
Other3374403/28/2015235099.0Read Comment
Other2963109/22/2014235011.0Read Comment
Other2509702/02/201423501010.0Read Comment
Litigant2363810/08/2013235011.0Read Comment
Other2360110/06/2013235011.0Read Comment
Litigant2128704/24/2013235011.0Read Comment
Other1840111/04/2012235011.0Read Comment
Other1701808/25/2012235011.0Read Comment
Other1185809/19/2011235033.0Read Comment
Category Average   4.34.3