Hon. Michael D. Burton
Circuit Judge
Circuit Court
St. Louis County


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Attorney Average Rating:   7.0 - 10 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 5 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
Civil Litigation - Private1866011/19/20121111511 
Civil Litigation - Private1546306/14/20121010101010101010
Civil Litigation - Private1485005/06/201272228215
Civil Litigation - Private1471504/27/20121010101010101010
Civil Litigation - Private1118006/27/201110101010101010 
Civil Litigation - Private1083705/25/201143213124
Civil Litigation - Private1069505/09/2011101010108101010
Civil Litigation - Private1069405/09/20111010101010101010
Civil Litigation - Private542106/19/200963328523
Criminal Defense Lawyer363712/11/200810910109101010
Category Average  7.86.86.86.68.16.96.67.8
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
18660      
15463      
14850      
14715105 555
11180      
10837      
1069510     
1069410     
5421      
3637      
 10.05.0 5.05.05.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
1866011 1.5
15463105510.0
148502483.3
1471510  10.0
111801010510.0
1083711 2.1
1069510  9.8
10694109 10.0
54212223.9
3637101059.8
 6.65.35.07.0

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Litigant1865811/19/2012725211.0Read Comment
Litigant1074705/14/20117252  Read Comment
Litigant1069105/09/20117252  Read Comment
Other959212/17/2010725211.0Read Comment
Litigant889309/15/2010725211.0Read Comment
Litigant871008/18/2010725211.0Read Comment
Litigant532305/20/2009725211.0Read Comment
Category Average   1.01.0