Hon. Neal W. Cerne
Associate Judge
Circuit Court
DuPage County
Eighteenth Judicial Circuit

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Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 7 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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Criminal Defense Lawyer2956209/19/2014        
Criminal Defense Lawyer2870108/09/2014        
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28701   0.0

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Non-attorney Rating
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Other3250201/22/20151988211.0Read Comment
Other3213901/07/20151988211.0Read Comment
Other3213401/07/20151988211.0Read Comment
Other3172312/16/20141988211.0Read Comment
Other3160412/11/201419882  Read Comment
Other3027510/24/201419882  Read Comment
Other2980910/02/20141988211.0Read Comment
Other2797307/08/20141988211.0Read Comment
Litigant2550603/05/20141988211.0Read Comment
Other2505701/29/201419882  Read Comment
Other2505501/29/201419882  Read Comment
Category Average   1.01.0