Hon. Mary C. Reese
Associate District Judge
Circuit Court
Howard County
5th Circuit

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Attorney Average Rating:   5.9 - 5 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   3.0 - 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)

Criminal Defense Lawyer3321803/02/201511111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer3138312/03/201410101010 1010 
Civil Litigation - Private3137412/03/20149 10961010 
Criminal Defense Lawyer2885708/18/201488 89   
Prosecutor2465412/18/20131112  1 
Category Average
246541   1010
3138310  10.0
31374  39.0
288579 58.4
246541 11.1

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Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

Other5623205/22/201813592  Read Comment
Litigant2885608/18/2014135921010.0Read Comment
Other2796907/08/20141359222.0Read Comment
Other2687905/09/20141359211.0Read Comment
Other2526102/18/201413592  Read Comment
Other2470412/23/20131359211.0Read Comment
Category Average   3.53.5