Hon. James W. Abrams See Rating Details
Superior Court Judge
District Court
Hartford County
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Attorney Average Rating:   9.8 - 1 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 1 rating(s)
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General Rating Criteria

* 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=Chronically Late,10=Always on Time)
* General Ability to Handle Pre-Trial Matters (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
* General Ability as a Trial Judge (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
Flexibility In Scheduling (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)


Criminal Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Evenhandedness in Criminal Litigation (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
General Inclination Regarding Bail (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
Involvement in Plea Discussions (1=Not at all Involved, 10=Very Involved)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Pretrial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Trial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Sentencing Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)


Civil Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation (1=Not at all Evenhanded,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Involvement in Settlement Discussions (1=Not at all Involved,10=Very Involved)
General Inclination (1=Pro-defendant, 10=Pro-plaintiff)
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What others have said about Hon. James W. Abrams


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Litigant

Comment #: CT279
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Jim Abrams knew the defendant and, when asked to allow a different judge to hear the case, refused and only saying he would refrain from eating at their establishment during the trial. Ignored property appraisal information and acted completely in favor the defendants he knew very well.Denied hearing of important, smoking gun evidence post trial and refused to articulate.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CT40
Rating:9.8
Comments:
Judge Abrams, on both the housing docket and the short calendar, exhibits great efficiency and commands the courtroom with a demeanor that respects all participants, attorney and pro se.