Hon. Mitchell J. Danziger See Rating Details

Supreme Court (Civil)
Bronx County
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Attorney Average Rating:   5.8 - 4 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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Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY11425
Rating:4.4
Comments:
If you're a defense lawyer in his part, good luck. This judge is very pro plaintiff and will bend over backwards to help the plaintiffs' bar. Also, it appears he is becoming increasingly unhinged. I recently witnessed him screaming his head off for apparently no good reason. He is ill-tempered, the opposite of what a good judge should be.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY10452
Rating:7.0
Comments:
Judge Danziger is a pretty nice guy and always has a good joke up his sleeve. That being said, I wish he spent more time making rulings and trying to settle cases then schmoozing with his friends. He clearly has his favorite lawyers and loves just shooting the breeze with them and "holding court" by telling jokes. He even gets annoyed when you ask for rulings! Judge Danziger has a pro-plaintiff bias, but it is even more extreme when the plaintiff's lawyer is a friend of his. He also yells a decent amount at the lawyers, which can be frustrating - especially when he doesn't even make a ruling after a 10 minute tirade!

I cannot recommend this judge with high confidence as he prefers socializing over judging.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY10094
Rating:2.8
Comments:
Not a very bright or impartial Judge. Does favors for friends and ignores justice and the truth. Forget intellectual arguments, they fly over his head

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY8772
Rating:9.1
Comments:
Truly a pleasure to appear before, Judge Danziger is involved, attentive and even tempered. Very fair-minded.