Hon. Terrence J. McElrath

Family Court
Richmond (Staten Island) County


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Attorney Average Rating:   2.9 - 9 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 7 rating(s)


General Rating Criteria

* Temp. Temperament (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Sch. Scholarship (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Indu. Industriousness (1=Not at all industrious,10=Highly industrious)
* Comp. Ability to Handle Complex Litigation (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Punct. Punctuality (1=Chronically Late,10=Always on Time)
* Ab-Pr. General Ability to Handle Pre-Trial Matters (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
* Ab-Tr. General Ability as a Trial Judge (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
Flex Flexibility In Scheduling (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)
    

Criminal Case Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Ev-Cr. Evenhandedness in Criminal Litigation (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Bail General Inclination Regarding Bail (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
Plea Involvement in Plea Discussions (1=Not at all Involved, 10=Very Involved)
Inc.-Pr. General Inclination in Criminal Cases Pretrial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
Inc.-Tr. General Inclination in Criminal Cases Trial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
Inc.-S. General Inclination in Criminal Cases Sentencing Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)


Civil Case Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Ev-Cv. Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation (1=Not at all Evenhanded,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Settle Involvement in Settlement Discussions (1=Not at all Involved,10=Very Involved)
Inc. General Inclination (1=Pro-defendant, 10=Pro-plaintiff)
    
  

General Rating Criteria

Criminal Case Rating Criteria
(if applicable)

Civil Case Rating Criteria
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDate*Temp.*Sch.*Indu.*Comp.*Punct.*Ab-Pr.*Ab-Tr.Flex
Criminal Defense Lawyer1707908/28/2012111 1 1 
Criminal Defense Lawyer1664008/06/2012111     
Civil Litigation - Private1581206/29/20121     1 
Criminal Defense Lawyer1559506/19/201272118111
Civil Litigation - Private1394303/12/2012        
Civil Litigation - Private1325002/06/2012111 1113
Civil Litigation - Private1259212/18/2011        
Criminal Defense Lawyer494703/09/200915 58 52
Criminal Defense Lawyer251108/05/200827779762
Civil Litigation - Govt.193304/14/2008568810777
Category Average  2.43.33.25.36.24.03.13.0
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
170791     
16640      
158121     
15595      
13943      
13250      
125921     
49475    1
25111   51
1933      
 1.8   5.01.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
17079   1.0
16640   1.0
15812   1.0
155951112.8
13943   0.0
1325011 1.0
125921  1.0
49478 55.3
25117 75.9
19333  6.8
 3.51.04.32.6

Only items marked with (*) are averaged into the displayed overall rating.

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Litigant2328109/15/2013101811.0Read Comment
Litigant1684508/13/2012101811.0Read Comment
Court Staff1625107/12/2012101811.0Read Comment
Court Staff1569006/22/2012101811.0Read Comment
Litigant1559706/19/2012101811.0Read Comment
Litigant1349502/11/2012101811.0Read Comment
Court Staff1281501/04/2012101811.0Read Comment
Category Average   1.01.0