Hon. Dennis Smith
Associate Circuit Judge
Circuit Court
St. Louis County

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Attorney Average Rating:   2.4 - 4 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 12 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 Lawyer5433702/22/201822111  4
Civil Litigation - Private1163608/22/2011122 5247
Civil Litigation - Private720206/16/201026421233
Civil Litigation - Private520804/16/2009135310222
Category Average
5433712 1.3
72021 32.6
52081  3.4

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Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

Other3736909/03/2015726611.0Read Comment
Other3531706/10/2015726611.0Read Comment
Litigant3256301/26/2015726611.0Read Comment
Litigant3073611/04/2014726611.0Read Comment
Litigant3025310/23/2014726611.0Read Comment
Other2649104/13/2014726611.0Read Comment
Other2468812/21/2013726611.0Read Comment
Other2388210/26/2013726633.0Read Comment
Other1912912/18/2012726611.0Read Comment
Other1912812/18/20127266  Read Comment
Other1574906/26/2012726611.0Read Comment
Other1273312/30/2011726611.0Read Comment
Other976701/14/201172661010.0Read Comment
Category Average   1.91.9