Hon. Peter Sweeney See Rating Details

Civil Court
Kings (Brooklyn) County
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Attorney Average Rating:   8.7 - 2 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   10.0 - 3 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. Peter Sweeney



Comment #: NY8450
A fair and knowledgeable judge.


Comment #: NY8448
Judge Sweeny is a very hardworking and dedicated judge. He is pleasant and fair
and bases his unbiased judgement on his vast knowledge of the law.


Comment #: NY8268
Judge sweeny is a very fair and very good judge. I believe judge sweeny should be rated from the top 5 judges in kings county.Its a honor and a prestige to have him in the judicial system.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY956
Rating:Not Rated
Likes to laugh at his own jokes.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY107
Very good judge with a certain future of elevation to the Supreme Court. It is a pleasure to litigate civil matters in front of someone with a civil, not Legal Aid or D.A.'s Office, background.