Hon. Herman Cahn See Rating Details

Supreme Court
New York County
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Attorney Average Rating:   6.9 - 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. Herman Cahn


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Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY719
Rating:3.0
Comments:
Slow to rule on substantive motions; unprepared for oral argument; unwilling to tackle difficult issues. I'm surprised that some think highly of this judge.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY361
Rating:9.6
Comments:
One of the very best judges in the Commercial Part; I'm surprised you don't get more ratings on him.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY360
Rating:7.5
Comments:
Very smart judge. Gets the points and issues, drills down to what's important. Will let you know what he thinks of your case (and your adversary's), and push you to settle. Very practical.