Hon. Kevin Selby See Rating Details
Associate Circuit Judge
Circuit Court
Newton County
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General Rating Criteria

* Temperament (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Scholarship (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Industriousness (1=Not at all industrious,10=Highly industrious)
* Ability to Handle Complex Litigation (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Punctuality (1=Chronically Late,10=Always on Time)
* General Ability to Handle Pre-Trial Matters (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
* General Ability as a Trial Judge (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
Flexibility In Scheduling (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)

Criminal Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Evenhandedness in Criminal Litigation (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
General Inclination Regarding Bail (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
Involvement in Plea Discussions (1=Not at all Involved, 10=Very Involved)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Pretrial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Trial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Sentencing Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)

Civil Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation (1=Not at all Evenhanded,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Involvement in Settlement Discussions (1=Not at all Involved,10=Very Involved)
General Inclination (1=Pro-defendant, 10=Pro-plaintiff)

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What others have said about Hon. Kevin Selby



Comment #: MO328
I wish there were more judges like Selby. He's firm, to the point, and in my opinion generally cares about the kids (family court). He wants the parents to take responsibilitiy for their actions, do the case plan for reunification, and get on with their lives. If they have attitude or don't do the CP he wants to know why. Don't lie to him and expect him to just ignore it. He's on top of his game!


Comment #: MO327
Rating:Not Rated
Not only is this judge unprofessional, he has personal vendettas that he should recuse himself from hearing a case that involves him and the subject in previous personal conflicts. Absolutely no personal integrity! Should be Disbarred!


Comment #: MO242
Rating:Not Rated
Great! Wish all judges held people accountable for their actions (or lack thereof) like he does.


Comment #: MO239
Rating:Not Rated
To say the least, this judge is unprofessional. He is very aggressive and takes things to a personal level.