Hon. Peter J. Melchionne
Superior Court Judge
Superior Court
Bergen County
Vicinage 2

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Attorney Average Rating:   3.7 - 7 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 4 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 - Private2811707/16/20141010101010101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer2811507/16/201411111111
Civil Litigation - Private1654008/02/201211111111
Civil Litigation - Private1584307/02/20121  12113
Civil Litigation - Private1497805/19/201211111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer1060304/27/201113512111
Criminal Defense Lawyer679003/12/20109108101010109
Category Average  3.44.34.33.63.93.63.63.7
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
28117      
281151 1111
16540      
15843      
14978111111
10603      
679010   55
 4.01.01.01.02.32.3
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
2811710101010.0
281151  1.0
165401111.0
158431311.2
149781111.0
106031  1.9
6790101059.7
 3.65.03.63.7

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other2455712/11/2013579211.0Read Comment
Litigant1957501/14/2013579211.0Read Comment
Litigant1540106/10/2012579211.0Read Comment
Litigant1399503/13/2012579211.0Read Comment
Category Average   1.01.0