Hon. Helen I Harrington
Associate Circuit Judge
Circuit Court
Charles County
7th Circuit

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Attorney Average Rating:   5.0 - 4 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   2.0 - 8 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)

Criminal Defense Lawyer2458612/13/2013875 977 
Civil Litigation - Private2455212/10/20132312533 
Civil Litigation - Private1853011/13/201211115 1 
Civil Litigation - Private1188109/20/2011998 810810
Category Average
185301 11.6

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Non-attorney Rating
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Litigant3848710/26/20151139811.0Read Comment
Litigant3740709/05/20151139811.0Read Comment
Other3117911/19/20141139888.0Read Comment
Other3091011/10/20141139811.0Read Comment
Litigant2867608/08/20141139811.0Read Comment
Other2331709/17/20131139811.0Read Comment
Other2331509/17/20131139811.0Read Comment
Litigant1092106/08/20111139822.0Read Comment
Litigant1026703/29/201111398  Read Comment
Other1026003/28/201111398  Read Comment
Category Average   2.02.0