Hon. William H. Hooks
Circuit Judge
Circuit Court
Cook County
Cook Judicial Circuit

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Attorney Average Rating:   4.2 - 3 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 11 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)

Criminal Defense Lawyer5257711/08/20171111  1 
Civil Litigation - Private4790202/23/201711111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer4745901/28/20171010101010101010
Category Average
52577   1.7
47902   1.0
47459   10.0

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Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

Other9239402/05/20211994811.0Read Comment
Other8128101/09/20201994811.0Read Comment
Other8128001/09/20201994811.0Read Comment
Other5643205/29/20181994811.0Read Comment
Other5030206/25/20171994811.0Read Comment
Other4792102/23/20171994811.0Read Comment
Other4790502/23/20171994811.0Read Comment
Other4789602/22/201719948  Read Comment
Other4748401/30/20171994811.0Read Comment
Other4748101/30/20171994811.0Read Comment
Other4746701/29/2017199481010.0Read Comment
Other4745601/28/20171994811.0Read Comment
Category Average   1.81.8