Hon. Dyanne J. Klein
District Court Judge
District Court
Middlesex County
Newton

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Attorney Average Rating:   1.5 - 5 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 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
Criminal Defense Lawyer1642007/24/201222 3 32 
Criminal Defense Lawyer1273212/30/201111111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer1090406/06/201111113 1 
Criminal Defense Lawyer980701/22/201122112211
Civil Litigation - Private731707/29/20101111331 
Category Average  1.41.41.01.42.32.31.21.0
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
164201 22 2
12732111111
109041     
9807111111
7317      
 1.01.01.31.31.01.3
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
16420   2.2
1273211101.0
1090411101.3
9807   1.5
73171  1.5
 1.01.010.01.5

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Litigant2453312/08/2013655811.0Read Comment
Litigant1299901/21/2012655811.0Read Comment
Litigant1223511/05/2011655822.0Read Comment
Other1196409/28/2011655811.0Read Comment
Other980601/22/2011655822.0Read Comment
Category Average   1.41.4