Hon. Debra A. James

Supreme Court (Civil)
New York County


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Attorney Average Rating:   2.8 - 17 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   - 0 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 - Private3694808/17/201581112111
Civil Litigation - Private3532406/10/20151 317   
Civil Litigation - Private3271802/02/201531212121
Prosecutor3138912/03/20141111111 
Civil Litigation - Private2625303/30/201422223222
Civil Litigation - Private2367410/11/201311113212
Civil Litigation - Private2268308/06/20137 10 1010 9
Civil Litigation - Private2162905/15/2013211211  
Civil Litigation - Private1952201/10/201321111111
Civil Litigation - Private1632807/17/201232225225
Civil Litigation - Private1532106/05/20123222623 
Civil Litigation - Private1332202/08/20127252 52 
Criminal Defense Lawyer1028204/01/2011323233  
Civil Litigation - Private1009603/04/20112111233 
Civil Litigation - Private672902/25/201053724646
Civil Litigation - Private641612/01/200941113118
Civil Litigation - Private320310/23/20087262 544
Category Average  3.61.52.91.53.52.92.13.9
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
36948      
35324      
32718      
31389151555
26253      
23674      
22683      
21629      
19522      
16328      
15321      
13322      
10282      
10096      
6729      
6416      
3203      
 1.05.01.05.05.05.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
369485112.5
353244 103.2
3271811 1.6
313891151.0
262532  2.1
236741311.4
22683   9.3
216292 81.4
195221111.1
163281 32.4
15321 112.9
133225234.0
1028232 2.7
100963122.0
67292194.1
64162111.8
32033 84.1
 2.41.44.12.8

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Non-attorney Rating
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