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

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Attorney Average Rating:   1.2 - 8 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 20 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 Lawyer4556509/27/2016        
Criminal Defense Lawyer4553909/26/2016        
Criminal Defense Lawyer4501308/27/201611111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer4293305/24/2016        
Criminal Defense Lawyer4260205/09/2016        
Criminal Defense Lawyer3876011/08/201511112112
Criminal Defense Lawyer3735509/02/20152 2152  
Civil Litigation - Private3501405/27/201511111113
Criminal Defense Lawyer3501305/27/2015        
Criminal Defense Lawyer3501105/27/201531 1111 
Prosecutor3316602/26/2015        
Civil Litigation - Private3288002/10/20151111 111
Criminal Defense Lawyer2978110/01/20141111111 
Criminal Defense Lawyer2956209/19/2014        
Criminal Defense Lawyer2870108/09/2014        
Criminal Defense Lawyer2869908/09/201421111111
Category Average  1.51.01.11.01.71.11.01.6
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
45565      
45539      
45013111111
42933      
42602      
38760      
37355      
35014      
35013      
350111     
33166      
32880      
29781      
29562      
28701      
28699      
 1.01.01.01.01.01.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
45565   0.0
45539   0.0
450131111.0
42933   0.0
42602   0.0
3876011011.1
3735513102.2
3501411011.0
35013   0.0
350111  1.3
33166   0.0
328801111.0
297811  1.0
29562   0.0
28701   0.0
286991111.1
 1.04.32.50.6

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Litigant4557609/28/201619882  Read Comment
Litigant4510309/01/201619882  Read Comment
Other4493508/24/201619882  Read Comment
Other4274905/15/201619882  Read Comment
Litigant4272805/14/201619882  Read Comment
Other3876211/08/20151988211.0Read Comment
Other3876111/08/20151988211.0Read Comment
Other3875811/08/20151988277.0Read Comment
Litigant3790010/05/201519882  Read Comment
Other3779409/29/20151988211.0Read Comment
Litigant3755409/14/20151988211.0Read Comment
Other3735609/02/20151988211.0Read Comment
Litigant3677608/08/20151988211.0Read Comment
Litigant3677408/08/20151988211.0Read Comment
Other3670608/05/20151988211.0Read Comment
Litigant3609807/09/201519882  Read Comment
Litigant3608907/08/201519882  Read Comment
Litigant3572506/25/20151988211.0Read Comment
Litigant3562806/21/20151988211.0Read Comment
Litigant3501605/27/201519882  Read Comment
Litigant3501005/27/20151988211.0Read Comment
Other3500805/27/20151988211.0Read Comment
Other3461305/05/201519882  Read Comment
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   1.31.3