Hon. Christopher D. Rafano
Superior Court Judge
Superior Court
Middlesex County
Vicinage 8

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Attorney Average Rating:   1.2 - 3 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   2.0 - 9 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
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Civil Case Rating Criteria
(if applicable)

Civil Litigation - Private5366701/20/201811115  1
Criminal Defense Lawyer4305205/31/201611111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer4298105/27/201611111111
Category Average
536671 1   

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Non-attorney Rating
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Other5019406/19/201722090  Read Comment
Litigant4955305/18/20172209011.0Read Comment
Other4400006/29/201622090  Read Comment
Litigant4300105/28/2016220901010.0Read Comment
Other4298005/27/20162209011.0Read Comment
Other3982012/28/20152209011.0Read Comment
Litigant3582006/27/201522090  Read Comment
Other3572406/25/20152209011.0Read Comment
Other3541806/14/20152209011.0Read Comment
Other3541706/14/20152209011.0Read Comment
Other3186912/24/20142209011.0Read Comment
Other2847707/30/20142209011.0Read Comment
Category Average   2.02.0