Hon. Jim D. Bland
Associate District Judge
Pittsburgh County

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Attorney Average Rating:   3.6 - 7 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   - 0 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
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Civil Litigation - Private2434711/23/201311112111
Criminal Defense Lawyer985401/26/20111512151 
Criminal Defense Lawyer985301/26/20111512151 
Civil Litigation - Private985101/26/201115235361
Civil Litigation - Private983401/25/20118101010101010 
Criminal Defense Lawyer981901/24/20111 1    1
Criminal Defense Lawyer871608/18/2010192  581
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87165   5 
 5.0   5.0 
243471  1.1
9854   2.6
9853   2.6
98511  3.3
983410  9.8
98191  1.0
87164 34.9
 3.4 3.03.6

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