Hon. Emily Pines See Rating Details

Supreme Court
Suffolk County
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Attorney Average Rating:   9.0 - 5 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. Emily Pines


Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY7837
Need more like her on the bench.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY6009
A pleasure to be in her Court. Honest, hardworking, polite, and a true professional. Only wish there were more like her.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY4621
Rating:Not Rated
A great jurist that knows how to handle a case from beginning to end.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY4166
A very good judge. She may be too nice, but I look forward to entering her courtroom. Extremely patient, smart, and she has a good sense of fairness. I would not call her a legal scholar, but in Suffolk County you will be hard pressed to find a better Judge.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY3246
Good staff and she thinks like a real judge

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY1450
A Suffolk County treasure. Just a great judge. Her staff is excellent as well.