Hon. Charles N. Clevert See Rating Details
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Average Rating:6.3 - 11 rating(s)
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*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=Chronic`y Late,10=Always on Time)
*Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation:    (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
*Evenhandedness in Criminal Litigation:   (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Flexibility In Scheduling   (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)
General Inclination Regarding Bail (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Pre-Trial:   (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
Involvement in Civil Settlement Discussions:   (1=Least Involved,10=Most Involved)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Trial:    (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Sentencing:    (1=Most Lenient,10=Most Harsh)
Typical Discount Off Guidelines for Cooperators:    (1=10%,10=100%)
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What others have said about Hon. Charles N. Clevert



Comment #: 21340
Rating:Not Rated
I had a case before him, and right out of the gate he was biased against me. But in the end, I won the case. I was proceeding pro se, and I had to beat him and the opposing attorney by using the civil litigation laws. They couldn't get around that. I could tell that he was upset that I pulled it off.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 21103
An outstanding judge. I fear that the negative reviews are from a few knuckleheads who lost their one case in front of him. I have dealt with Judge Clevert as a bankruptcy judge and now as a district court judge. I have had the pleasure of winning, and the disappointment of losing, in his court. In each instance, he was fair, impartial, smart and ruled based on the law. He is the best.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 9873
Literally creates his own law, fails to cite relevant cases, etc., etc., etc.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 8470
Rating:Not Rated
Not knowledgeable and shows bias by legislating from the bench rather than relying on case law; Not impartial.

Civil Litigation - Govt.

Comment #: 6448
He changed his occupation and made new law. Read the Olofson case.

Clearly legislating from the bench.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 4321
The best in the district, one of the best anywhere. What a judge should be.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 4260
Judge Clevert is a wonderful judge. He is fair, pleasant and always prepared.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 1140
Clevert is GOD when it comes to civil litigation. Do not mess around with discovery issues before him, or fear the Wrath of God. Bright man, hates games.