Hon. Faviola Soto See Rating Details

Supreme Court (Civil)
New York County
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Attorney Average Rating:   3.7 - 5 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   - 0 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)

What others have said about Hon. Faviola Soto


Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY6204
Very poor and apparently lazy judge who cannot be bothered reviewing court papers and pleadings, in making wildly erroneous statements.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY5058
She is a poor judge who gets her facts completely mixed up.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY4448
Justice Faviola unfortunately is a very poor judge, with a very poor understanding of the law.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY822
Very fair, hardworking, kind judge. Always a pleasure to appear before her. Does the right thing, even if that means occasionally dismissing a claim.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY404
A smart and fair judge who will work with counsel to resolve a case.