Hon. Vito M. DeStefano

District Court
Nassau County


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Attorney Average Rating:   9.8 - 12 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 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 - Private2617803/25/20141010109 10  
Civil Litigation - Private2404211/04/201310 10101010910
Civil Litigation - Private2370710/15/201310810101010 10
Civil Litigation - Private2324809/11/2013108101010101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer2093904/07/201310101010 101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer1342202/10/2012108991010 10
Civil Litigation - Private1297201/18/20121010101010101010
Civil Litigation - Private1238811/28/2011101010   10 
Civil Litigation - Private1204610/11/201110910910101010
Civil Litigation - Private1134507/13/201110       
Civil Litigation - Private993102/08/2011101010101010  
Civil Litigation - Private953712/08/20101010101010101010
Category Average  10.09.39.99.710.010.09.910.0
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
26178      
24042      
23707      
23248      
20939      
13422      
12972      
12388      
12046      
11345      
9931      
9537      
       
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
261781010 9.8
2404210  9.9
23707101059.7
232481010109.8
2093910 1010.0
1342299109.3
1297210101010.0
1238810 510.0
12046101059.8
11345 9 10.0
993110  10.0
95371010 10.0
 9.99.87.99.8

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Litigant1416203/22/201228311.0Read Comment
Category Average   1.01.0