Hon. Joan Posner

Family Court
Dutchess County

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Attorney Average Rating:   2.6 - 6 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 18 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)

Criminal Defense Lawyer2949909/17/20141111 111
Criminal Defense Lawyer2925209/06/201411115111
Civil Litigation - Private2768606/28/20141010101010101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer2492301/16/201412111111
Civil Litigation - Private1493505/14/20121111 11 
Civil Litigation - Private1477705/01/201211112212
Category Average
292521  1  
2949911 1.0
2768610 1010.0
24923   1.1
1477712 1.3

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

Other3261601/28/20151194211.0Read Comment
Litigant3126811/25/20141194211.0Read Comment
Other2949809/17/201411942  Read Comment
Other2932809/08/20141194211.0Read Comment
Other2931309/07/20141194211.0Read Comment
Other2931209/07/20141194211.0Read Comment
Other2931109/07/201411942  Read Comment
Other2930809/07/20141194211.0Read Comment
Other2927809/07/20141194211.0Read Comment
Other2927709/07/20141194211.0Read Comment
Other2925109/06/20141194211.0Read Comment
Other2769506/28/201411942  Read Comment
Other2724405/31/201411942  Read Comment
Other2694005/13/20141194211.0Read Comment
Other2676805/04/201411942  Read Comment
Other2416311/11/20131194211.0Read Comment
Other2382210/24/20131194211.0Read Comment
Other2354710/03/201311942  Read Comment
Other2306908/28/20131194211.0Read Comment
Other2293608/20/20131194211.0Read Comment
Litigant1992102/06/20131194211.0Read Comment
Other1740909/16/20121194211.0Read Comment
Court Staff1499805/21/20121194211.0Read Comment
Other1371302/28/201211942  Read Comment
Category Average   1.51.5