Hon. Hope Schwartz Zimmerman

Family Court
Nassau County


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Attorney Average Rating:   2.9 - 5 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   2.0 - 5 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 - Private2352510/01/201311121111
Civil Litigation - Govt.2352410/01/201311113114
Civil Litigation - Private1223911/07/20119810810999
Criminal Defense Lawyer1037204/13/2011        
Civil Litigation - Private673502/27/20101422123 
Criminal Defense Lawyer668802/13/201011111111
Category Average  2.63.03.02.83.22.83.03.8
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
23525      
23524      
12239      
10372      
6735      
66881     
 1.0     
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
235251111.1
235241111.3
122391010 9.1
10372   0.0
67351212.0
66881111.0
 2.83.01.02.4

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Court Staff2355010/03/2013690  Read Comment
Other2352610/01/201369011.0Read Comment
Court Staff2352310/01/201369011.0Read Comment
Court Staff2066203/20/201369011.0Read Comment
Litigant1788910/09/201269077.0Read Comment
Litigant1269412/29/201169011.0Read Comment
Category Average   2.22.2