Hon. Joan Kohout

Family Court
Monroe County


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Attorney Average Rating:   4.4 - 6 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 14 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 - Private3311102/23/2015101010101010108
Civil Litigation - Private1818210/23/2012291089217
Criminal Defense Lawyer1776210/01/2012        
Criminal Defense Lawyer1681008/10/201211111111
Civil Litigation - Private997802/17/201113115115
Civil Litigation - Private704604/22/201054513121
Criminal Defense Lawyer15908/22/2007391098812
Category Average  3.76.06.25.06.03.82.74.0
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
3311110106555
18182      
17762      
16810111111
99781     
7046      
159      
 4.05.53.53.03.03.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
331115559.4
181821115.3
17762   0.0
168101111.0
99781  1.7
70462112.9
1591516.1
 1.82.61.83.8

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other3557606/19/201560111.0Read Comment
Other3264501/29/201560111.0Read Comment
Other2971309/26/201460111.0Read Comment
Other2879708/15/2014601  Read Comment
Other2874508/12/201460111.0Read Comment
Other2731306/04/201460111.0Read Comment
Other2719105/27/201460111.0Read Comment
Other2674805/03/2014601  Read Comment
Other2404611/04/201360111.0Read Comment
Other2319509/06/2013601  Read Comment
Other2319409/06/201360111.0Read Comment
Litigant2029002/26/201360111.0Read Comment
Other2011202/14/201360111.0Read Comment
Other1996802/08/201360111.0Read Comment
Other1996102/08/201360144.0Read Comment
Litigant1291601/13/201260111.0Read Comment
Other1001502/23/2011601  Read Comment
Litigant1001302/22/201160111.0Read Comment
Other997702/17/2011601  Read Comment
Category Average   1.21.2