Hon. Edgar G. Walker See Rating Details

Supreme Court
Bronx County
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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. Edgar G. Walker


Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY9572
Worst judge in Kings County. I have been before this judge more than once. He confuses plaintiffs and defendants arguments, he makes rash and nonsensical rulings, and he wastes time on imaginary issues that neither party raised in briefing. Time for him to retire

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY8615
He makes me ashamed to be a lawyer. I wholeheartedly agree with the other reviews.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY5632
After observing what I first thought was pleasant demeanor I witnessed the real Judge Walker who was not only rude and obnoxious, but exhibited little patience and no willingness to hear both sides of the argument. In short, he utterly lacks judicial temperament, is unpredictable,and is a horrible addition to the Kings Supreme bench.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY4758
I have been on trial before this judge twice and he was awful, dictatorial, obnoxious, and very partial to the plaintiff, which was so obvious to the jury that it actually accrued to my benefit in the long run. I won my trials in spite of this judge, who did everything he could to railroad my client during the course of the trial. My client sent a representative who made a generous six-figure offer, and he threw the representative out of his robing room in a very mean-spirited and disrespectful manner. The jury ultimately award the plaintiff $0.00, so the judge was foolish not to get the plaintiff to settle the case. He was horrible and was later transferred to the criminal side of the court, much to the pleasure of many lawyers in the Bronx who practice on the civil side and were glad to be rid of him.