Hon. Paul G. Goetzke
Associate Judge
Circuit Court
Anne Arundel County
5th Circuit

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Attorney Average Rating:   5.3 - 22 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   2.0 - 16 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
Criminal Defense Lawyer2685405/08/201411111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer2627304/01/2014101010108101010
Civil Litigation - Private2615603/24/20141111811 
Criminal Defense Lawyer2020902/18/201311114116
Civil Litigation - Private1939712/30/20127635378 
Civil Litigation - Private1910312/16/20121010101010101010
Civil Litigation - Private1712008/31/20121010101010101010
Civil Litigation - Private1698808/22/201211111111
Civil Litigation - Govt.1227911/13/20111010910910910
Civil Litigation - Govt.1191609/22/20111010998101010
Civil Litigation - Private888909/15/20101112132 
Criminal Defense Lawyer879609/04/201031111117
Criminal Defense Lawyer731107/28/2010866917810
Civil Litigation - Private722206/25/201098 710 8 
Civil Litigation - Private661901/25/2010128 8215
Civil Litigation - Private636711/16/20092222142 
Civil Litigation - Private522104/17/200977871057 
Civil Litigation - Private469902/11/200945554 47
Civil Litigation - Private456601/28/2009333 5 3 
Civil Litigation - Private441001/14/200999 98   
Civil Litigation - Private329311/06/2008 888    
Criminal Defense Lawyer250708/05/200811112113
Category Average  5.25.14.95.55.44.94.96.9
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
268542110111
262731058555
26156      
20209112111
19397      
19103      
17120101010101010
16988111   
1227910     
119168     
8889      
87961105111
73117104111
7222      
6619      
6367      
5221      
4699      
4566      
4410      
3293      
2507110 111
 5.16.05.72.92.92.9
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
268541191.1
2627310559.8
2615611101.9
202091111.3
193978455.9
1910310  10.0
1712010101010.0
1698811 1.0
1227910 59.7
1191610 109.3
88891  1.5
8796   1.3
731110  6.9
72229 58.5
66191113.3
63673  2.3
52216137.1
46992 14.1
45663  3.3
4410   8.8
3293   8.0
2507   1.1
 5.42.85.45.3

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Court Staff2698705/15/201456601010.0Read Comment
Other2685505/08/2014566011.0Read Comment
Court Staff2509902/02/2014566011.0Read Comment
Other2390710/28/20135660  Read Comment
Other2031902/27/20135660  Read Comment
Other2024802/20/2013566011.0Read Comment
Court Staff2022902/19/2013566011.0Read Comment
Court Staff2022702/19/2013566011.0Read Comment
Other2021602/18/2013566011.0Read Comment
Other2003302/11/2013566011.0Read Comment
Other1891512/02/2012566011.0Read Comment
Other1891112/02/2012566011.0Read Comment
Other1890412/01/20125660  Read Comment
Other1887511/30/2012566011.0Read Comment
Other1812110/19/2012566044.0Read Comment
Other1505805/28/20125660  Read Comment
Other1504705/26/201256601010.0Read Comment
Other1455304/19/2012566011.0Read Comment
Other1403003/15/201256601010.0Read Comment
Other863408/03/2010566011.0Read Comment
Category Average   2.92.9