Hon. Susan Avery See Rating Details

Housing Court
Bronx County
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Attorney Average Rating:   5.4 - 2 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. Susan Avery


Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY6690
Eager to clear her calendar , she rushed a disabled man's case to trial, which eventually a warrant for eviction was issued by Thomas Fitzpatrick.
She has no compassion for death, and is miserable as a person after a nasty protracted divorce. Horrible that she still remains a judge,she must not be re-appointed as a Housing court Judge.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY5169
She affords litigants their human dignity, and is always pleasant and courteous. She makes what is generally a trying experience (no pun intended) as pleasant as possible. She is a very civil judge for the civil courts, and a true example of how a judge should conduct their courtroom.