Hon. James A. Murphy III See Rating Details

County Court
Saratoga County
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Attorney Average Rating:   9.4 - 1 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   5.0 - 1 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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Comment #: NY11316
Rating:5.0
Comments:
His personal opinions clearly affect his interpretation of statutes, and he makes little/no effort to temper his affect.
Additionally he seems to favor prosecution, though one would have hoped his prior experience as a DA would be less apparent.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY10233
Rating:9.4
Comments:
I just finished a lengthy complex criminal trial with Judge Murphy. He is actively engaged in pre-trial negotiations and fair to both sides during trial. It seems he favors the prosecution at sentencing after verdict. I do not find that to be the case in negotiated agreements where he goes along with the proposal and fair to both sides.