Hon. Thomas A. Adams See Rating Details

Supreme Court
Nassau County
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Mineola

Attorney Average Rating:   5.1 - 4 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)
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What others have said about Hon. Thomas A. Adams


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Litigant

Comment #: NY5339
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
If you have Judge Adams your case ask for a RECUSE immediately! He has no clue as to what the laws are, is very political, impartial and doesn't read memorandums. Allows himself to be pushed in favor of attorneys that are covering up frauds not wanting the frauds to be exposed. Horrible judge.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY4455
Rating:8.1
Comments:
Judge Adams is an old fashioned judge. He has a common sense approach to the law that cuts thru all the bull. He usually gets it right.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY2721
Rating:1.5
Comments:
DUMMY is the only way to describe him. A disaster on the Appellate Division, he went back to the trial court, where the disaster continues. Knows very little elementary law and is cowed by who the attorney is. Very political. If you are on the other side of his political mentor, watch out.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY2316
Rating:3.4
Comments:
Defense tried to vacate a default judgement. He has no clue about the intricacies of FC law. I wish he would take a look at some key decisions before letting someone bully him into a decision. Out of his league if you ask me. These judges have no incentive to read memorandums