Hon. Marcia J. Sikowitz See Rating Details

Housing Court
Kings (Brooklyn) County
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Attorney Average Rating:   2.0 - 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. Marcia J. Sikowitz


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Other

Comment #: NY7760
Rating:1.0
Comments:
I attended a hearing in support of a friend. I found her nasty, inattentive, biased, dismissive, and short tempered. She made quick work of my friend's eviction case not pausing for a minute to consider the landlord's predaliction for fraud. She seemed to accommodate the landlord's lawyer's competentous and inappropriate antics and disrespect while shutting down my friend's soft spoken and respectful Africian American lawyer. I had never been in a courtroom before and found the experience with this judge's demeanor, judicial procedure, and lack of consideration to be profoundly disturbing. Don't know how she sleeps at night.

Other

Comment #: NY7068
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
biased, playing favors.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY5021
Rating:2.0
Comments:
She is a terrible judge. I represent tenants, and every time I go before her, she acts sarcastic, condescending and angry. It's as if once I open my mouth and start arguing in favor of the tenant, she shuts me down in a nasty manner. Her understanding of the law is tenuous. I've heard her act similarly towards pro se tenants.