Hon. Steven Lotto

District Court
Suffolk County

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Attorney Average Rating:   2.8 - 6 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   4.0 - 4 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)

Criminal Defense Lawyer4113402/27/2016101010101010108
Criminal Defense Lawyer3914011/25/201511111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer3771909/24/2015132     
Criminal Defense Lawyer3272402/02/201511111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer204405/29/200812312111
Criminal Defense Lawyer168802/29/200811112111
Category Average
20441 11  
39140   1.0
37719   2.0
2044   1.5
1688   1.1

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

Other4682112/19/2016673  Read Comment
Litigant3914711/26/2015673  Read Comment
Litigant3119211/20/2014673  Read Comment
Court Staff2897108/24/201467311.0Read Comment
Court Staff2322609/10/2013673  Read Comment
Other2322509/10/2013673  Read Comment
Other2018302/16/2013673  Read Comment
Litigant1929112/27/201267399.0Read Comment
Court Staff1430703/31/201267388.0Read Comment
Court Staff1393703/12/201267311.0Read Comment
Category Average   4.84.8