Hon. Stephen Behar

District Court
Suffolk County


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Attorney Average Rating:   5.2 - 10 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   8.0 - 1 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
Civil Litigation - Private2741106/11/201481112118
Civil Litigation - Private2513902/05/201433322223
Criminal Defense Lawyer2143904/30/201384222228
Civil Litigation - Private2098904/11/201392111118
Civil Litigation - Private2012102/15/201382131248
Criminal Defense Lawyer968201/03/20111010101010101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer540006/11/200989594899
Criminal Defense Lawyer193004/13/2008555 10  6
Criminal Defense Lawyer176703/15/2008766668 8
Criminal Defense Lawyer164602/18/2008910893896
Category Average  7.55.24.24.84.14.74.87.4
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
27411      
25139      
21439      
20989      
20121      
96821078552
5400973788
19307654  
1767969888
1646978555
 8.86.66.65.86.55.8
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
274117152.8
2513911 2.3
214393333.1
209895152.6
20121   3.0
96825959.4
5400   7.6
1930   6.4
1767   6.9
1646   8.1
 4.23.04.55.2

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other2507201/31/2014111  Read Comment
Litigant2423511/15/2013111  Read Comment
Litigant159402/05/200811188.0Read Comment
Category Average   8.08.0