Hon. Marielsa A. Bernard
Associate Circuit Judge
Circuit Court
Montgomery County
6th Circuit

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Attorney Average Rating:   7.7 - 8 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   7.0 - 3 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 Lawyer2921809/04/201410101099101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer2810707/15/201410109989109
Civil Litigation - Private2751506/18/2014101099991010
Criminal Defense Lawyer2622603/28/2014109910991010
Civil Litigation - Private934811/15/2010 434    
Civil Litigation - Private928911/09/20103232742 
Civil Litigation - Private647112/14/20099910991099
Civil Litigation - Private345412/01/2008978 3 810
Category Average  8.77.67.67.47.78.58.49.7
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
29218      
281071056555
27515      
2622610109101010
9348      
9289      
6471      
3454      
 10.07.57.57.57.57.5
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
29218   9.7
28107   9.4
27515109109.5
26226   9.5
9348   3.7
92895453.5
64719  9.3
34548  7.2
 8.06.57.57.7

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Litigant2784407/03/201456831010.0Read Comment
Other2720805/29/201456831010.0Read Comment
Litigant972001/10/2011568311.0Read Comment
Category Average   7.07.0