Hon. Richard Velasquez See Rating Details

Supreme Court
Kings (Brooklyn) County
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Attorney Average Rating:   9.2 - 7 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. Richard Velasquez


Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY8803
This gentleman is the epitome of what a Judge should be all about. Even temperament, listens to both sides, and gives a fair review of motions.
A pleasure to appear before him.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY7724
Justice Velasquez is an exceptional judge. I wish there were more like him.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY7591
He is one of the best Judges in Kings County Supreme Court (very few like him). He is respectful to attorneys, reads the papers before oral argument, is prepared when attorneys appear before him and he is knowledgeable. Wonderful experience(s) and an absolute pleasure to appear before this Judge.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY5144
This judge is an excellent assignment for all attorneys. He is patient, deliberative, will listen to both sides, and (when needed) do appropriate research. He has an excellent judicial temperament.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY1635
Professional classy judge with an excellent demeanor.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY791
Trying a case before him was a very positive experience. He has a very nice temperament. Would happily try more cases before him. A good assignment for either side.