Hon. Donald Scott Kurtz

Supreme Court
Kings (Brooklyn) County


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Attorney Average Rating:   5.6 - 7 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 - Govt.2397810/30/2013114111 1
Civil Litigation - Private1617007/09/201211113113
Civil Litigation - Private937111/17/201010899109 9
Civil Litigation - Private729407/27/20109899109 7
Civil Litigation - Govt.700704/14/2010878888 8
Civil Litigation - Private512303/26/20091077101010 10
Criminal Defense Lawyer315510/15/2008        
Civil Litigation - Private202805/07/200811112121
Category Average  5.74.75.65.66.35.61.55.6
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
23978      
16170111111
9371      
7294      
7007      
5123      
3155      
2028      
 1.01.01.01.01.01.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
2397815101.4
161701111.2
93719989.1
72949869.0
70078  7.9
51231010 9.1
3155   0.0
20281171.3
 5.65.76.44.9

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Litigant2399410/31/201361311.0Read Comment
Category Average   1.01.0