Hon. Elizabeth Shamahs See Rating Details

JHO/Support Magistrates
New York County
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New York City

Attorney Average Rating:   1.2 - 1 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 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. Elizabeth Shamahs


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Other

Comment #: NY7960
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
This judge Lowered my child support from $90 to $60 after my daughter's father told her he made $8 an hour, showed no proof of income. When I became irate, I was escorted out of the courtroom. She is terrible.

Other

Comment #: NY7019
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Shameful to the bench.

Litigant

Comment #: NY6919
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Terrible judge! Short with me and did not explain anything to me or answer any of my questions. She even insuiated that I was lying about not being served with paperwork.

Other

Comment #: NY6358
Rating:1.0
Comments:
SHE IS THE WORST JUDGE AND VERY UNFAIR SHE DOES NOT LET YOU SPEAK AT ALL HOPEFULLY SOMEONE DOES SOMETHING ABOUT HER SMH SHE IS IN THE WRONG LINE OF WORK

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY5897
Rating:1.2
Comments:
Incompetent. Inept. Definitely in the wrong line of work.