Hon. Sharon A. Aarons See Rating Details

Supreme Court
Bronx County
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Attorney Average Rating:   7.8 - 12 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. Sharon A. Aarons


Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY6950
Horrible experience, unless you are the plaintiff.


Comment #: NY5896
Rating:Not Rated
she is not a fair person, very short tempered, pretends she is for the litigant.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY3519
Justice Aarons displays a keen understanding of the law, and I have always felt, win or lose, that she was fair in her rulings. She is not only bright and studious, but also cares about all litigants having their day in Court, and the opportunity to seek justice.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY2714
Very fair judge. Every judge should be like her.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY2709
A pleasure to practice in front of her.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY2708
She's a hardworking judge who works with both sides to reach a fair result. A credit to the bench.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY1553
From the comments below she should stay a criminal court judge. The sole concern of this judge is OCA. If your witness is not present at 9:30 a default is noted -- even though your case may not be called for trial until 11:30am! Judge refuses to allow public in the courtroom to observe other trials that may be going on. Witness not allowed to watch cases that they are not appearing on. All rules of court and CPLR go out the window before this judge. I am ashamed to see the state of this current Bronx Judiciary, including this judge.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY1154
A pleasure to be on the bench

Civil Litigation - Govt.

Comment #: NY1149
It is a pleasure to appear in Judge Aarons part. She is a great compliment to the bench. Judge Aarons is hard working and gives litigants a fair trial. She knows the law so she is evenhanded with her rulings. She gets involved in settlement negotiations when the parties need her to.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY1147
She is fair and evenhanded.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY944
Rating:Not Rated
She can be a tad short with unprepared attorneys. She does not suffer fools gladly.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY290
While Judge Aarons tries to be thorough in hearing all matters and relevant case law, she tends to harp on minute insignificant details and and wastes time on already established principles of law. Unfortunately, this results in illogical decisions.