Hon. Paul A. Hackner
Circuit Judge
Circuit Court
Anne Arundel County
5th Circuit

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Attorney Average Rating:   8.5 - 8 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   2.0 - 6 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 Lawyer2475412/31/2013101010 510107
Criminal Defense Lawyer1624607/12/2012889 1010 10
Criminal Defense Lawyer1341402/10/201299897998
Criminal Defense Lawyer1202810/07/2011        
Criminal Defense Lawyer1120206/30/2011108888101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer879709/04/201076109891010
Civil Litigation - Private416312/31/2008101010101091010
Civil Litigation - Private329211/06/2008101010710101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer251608/05/20083455434 
Category Average
1624610 1010 10
24754   9.3
16246   9.2
13414   8.8
12028   0.0
1120210 59.1
8797   8.4
416310 69.9
329210 109.6
25162  3.6
 8.0 7.07.5

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Non-attorney Rating
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Other3871811/05/2015566199.0Read Comment
Other2004902/12/2013566122.0Read Comment
Other1819410/24/2012566111.0Read Comment
Other1233111/19/2011566111.0Read Comment
Other1220811/01/2011566111.0Read Comment
Other1146807/26/2011566122.0Read Comment
Category Average   2.72.7