Hon. Terry I. Adelman See Rating Details
Magistrate Judge See Comments
E.D.Mo.  
Average Rating:8.8 - 3 rating(s)
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Ratings

*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)
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What others have said about Hon. Terry I. Adelman


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Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 12954
Rating:9.0
Comments:
I tried a patent case with Judge Adelman. He had little patent experience, but he studied the area deeply and handled multiple, difficult issues with wisdom and efficiency. One of the lawyers was very difficult at trial, and the judge remained patient and, for the most part, even tempered. I was annoyed that he allowed opposing counsel to bring up the same issues repeatedly, but he was just being respectful (perhaps overly respectful) to the lawyer. I would definitely be happy to try a case in his court again.

Other

Comment #: 8876
Rating:3.0
Comments:
This judge was barely able to stay awake. The material of the case (involved technology)was way above his head.
He seemed excited to understand how to open his e-mail.
Needs to seriously consider retirement SOON!

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 3727
Rating:8.5
Comments:
A thoughtful, courteous and even-handed judge.