Hon. Philip V. Cortese

Family Court
Montgomery County

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Attorney Average Rating:   1.1 - 3 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   2.0 - 13 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)

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Criminal Defense Lawyer9311303/02/202112212112
Civil Litigation - Govt.8061312/21/201911111111
Category Average
9311315 1.3

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Non-attorney Rating
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Other11419512/25/2022246  Read Comment
Litigant10406604/11/202224611.0Read Comment
Litigant10406504/11/202224611.0Read Comment
Litigant10002110/23/202124611.0Read Comment
Other6914805/16/201924611.0Read Comment
Litigant6611503/03/2019246  Read Comment
Litigant6436201/26/201924611.0Read Comment
Other6321112/27/201824611.0Read Comment
Other6314212/25/201824611.0Read Comment
Other6229512/03/2018246  Read Comment
Other5717806/22/20182461010.0Read Comment
Other5181509/22/201724611.0Read Comment
Other4263005/10/201624611.0Read Comment
Litigant3665608/03/201524611.0Read Comment
Litigant3552906/17/20152461010.0Read Comment
Litigant3512106/01/2015246  Read Comment
Other3469105/09/2015246  Read Comment
Litigant2754406/21/201424611.0Read Comment
Category Average   2.42.4