Hon. Ronald A. Silkworth
Associate Judge
Circuit Court
Anne Arundel County
5th Circuit

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Attorney Average Rating:   6.1 - 16 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   4.0 - 5 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
Civil Litigation - Private2465912/18/20139       
Civil Litigation - Private2079803/28/2013222  11 
Civil Litigation - Private1825610/26/2012105585885
Criminal Defense Lawyer1825510/26/2012        
Civil Litigation - Private1784810/05/2012101081010101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer1533906/05/201210810851081
Civil Litigation - Private1187309/20/20118888888 
Criminal Defense Lawyer1120306/30/201152211121
Civil Litigation - Private1035404/10/20118   1 1 
Criminal Defense Lawyer880009/04/20101010101010101010
Civil Litigation - Private639611/24/2009535 8666
Civil Litigation - Private546907/02/200911121112
Civil Litigation - Private499803/12/200921113111
Civil Litigation - Private427701/07/2009531 8555
Civil Litigation - Private420301/02/2009108    9 
Civil Litigation - Private347612/02/20087787688 
Civil Litigation - Private251308/05/2008999991099
Category Average  6.95.55.46.45.86.15.85.0
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
24659      
20798      
18256      
18255      
17848      
15339      
11873      
112032  114
10354      
88001013558
6396      
5469      
4998      
4277      
4203      
3476      
2513      
 6.01.03.03.03.06.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
24659   9.0
20798110 1.5
182568187.1
18255   0.0
17848101059.8
153391010 8.6
1187310 58.3
112031  1.9
10354  13.3
8800   10.0
63967 55.7
54691211.1
499812101.4
4277   4.5
4203109 9.3
34768  7.4
2513101059.3
 6.46.85.05.8

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other2482901/09/201456671010.0Read Comment
Other2366310/10/2013566711.0Read Comment
Litigant2022502/18/2013566799.0Read Comment
Other1728709/08/2012566711.0Read Comment
Other1180609/07/2011566711.0Read Comment
Litigant1034404/08/20115667  Read Comment
Litigant1034304/08/20115667  Read Comment
Category Average   4.44.4