Hon. Denis Butler

Supreme Court (Civil)
Queens County


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Attorney Average Rating:   2.1 - 19 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 2 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 Lawyer2556503/10/2014        
Civil Litigation - Private2518802/11/2014 121  1 
Civil Litigation - Private2089904/04/2013        
Civil Litigation - Private1846811/07/201223351 44
Civil Litigation - Private1720109/05/20121 1122 1
Civil Litigation - Private1605307/07/2012111  1 1
Civil Litigation - Private1535606/07/2012131 3132
Civil Litigation - Private1477205/01/201211111111
Civil Litigation - Private1401903/14/2012121   21
Civil Litigation - Private1366502/23/201211113111
Civil Litigation - Private1287701/10/201211111111
Civil Litigation - Private1153408/04/201111111111
Civil Litigation - Private998002/17/201111111111
Civil Litigation - Private930511/10/20101111 11 
Civil Litigation - Private883409/08/201021212222
Civil Litigation - Private663601/27/2010663581 1
Civil Litigation - Private640111/27/20092 1 91 4
Civil Litigation - Private620310/03/2009112110111
Civil Litigation - Private188704/01/20081111 112
Civil Litigation - Private69510/30/200799999999
Civil Litigation - Private13708/21/20071     11
Category Average  1.92.11.82.13.91.72.02.0
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
25565      
25188      
20899      
18468      
17201      
16053      
15356      
14772      
14019      
13665      
128771 1   
11534      
9980      
9305      
8834      
6636      
6401      
6203      
1887      
695      
137      
 1.0 1.0   
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
25565   0.0
25188   1.3
20899   0.0
184687453.6
17201   1.4
160531 11.0
15356   2.0
147721  1.0
14019   1.5
1366511101.3
1287711 1.0
115341  1.0
99801111.0
9305   1.0
88342  1.8
6636  54.8
64011 22.8
62031 12.3
188732 1.3
69599 9.0
1371111.0
 2.32.73.31.9

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Court Staff2478401/04/201417711.0Read Comment
Litigant1482305/04/2012177  Read Comment
Court Staff187403/28/200817711.0Read Comment
Category Average   1.01.0