Hon. Carol Berkman

Supreme Court
New York County

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Attorney Average Rating:   4.6 - 5 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   2.0 - 5 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 Lawyer2050703/10/2013        
Criminal Defense Lawyer1310101/30/2012        
Criminal Defense Lawyer1249512/08/20111      1
Prosecutor163802/14/2008153 63 2
Criminal Defense Lawyer137412/27/20072101010101084
Criminal Defense Lawyer12508/20/200718888882
Category Average
435411 1  
20507   0.0
13101   0.0
12495   1.0
4354   4.4
1638   3.3
1374   7.8
125   6.3

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

Litigant2648904/13/201412088.0Read Comment
Other1250512/08/201112011.0Read Comment
Other1154308/05/201112011.0Read Comment
Litigant725807/20/201012011.0Read Comment
Other12308/20/200712022.0Read Comment
Category Average   2.62.6