Hon. Helen E. Freedman See Rating Details

Supreme Court
New York County
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Attorney Average Rating:   4.9 - 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. Helen E. Freedman


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Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY933
Rating:9.4
Comments:
She is one of the brightest judges of all. She handles the complex litigation in New York County, and is very knowledgeable and interested in complex stuff. I like her, though my experience with her is not that extensive.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY756
Rating:6.9
Comments:
Big heart, generally favors human plaintiffs, good temperament

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY522
Rating:1.7
Comments:
Bad judge. In my experience, biased towards defendants or party with money.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY514
Rating:1.5
Comments:
A loose cannon and very unpleasant to appear before.