Hon. Hope Schwartz Zimmerman

Family Court
Nassau County


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Attorney Average Rating:   3.2 - 13 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 17 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 - Private5283411/26/201715111111
Civil Litigation - Private5114008/17/20171010 1081010 
Civil Litigation - Govt.5054407/11/2017        
Criminal Defense Lawyer5033706/27/201711111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer4860704/03/201711118117
Civil Litigation - Private4859204/01/201711111111
Criminal Defense Lawyer4749501/31/20171010101010101010
Criminal Defense Lawyer4220404/22/2016        
Criminal Defense Lawyer4077602/08/2016        
Civil Litigation - Private4077502/08/201611111111
Civil Litigation - Private4070402/04/201611111115
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  3.03.52.63.13.63.13.23.7
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
52834      
51140      
50544      
50337      
48607      
48592111111
47495      
42204      
40776      
407751     
40704      
23525      
23524      
12239      
10372      
6735      
66881     
 1.01.01.01.01.01.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
5283411 1.5
5114010  9.7
50544   0.0
5033711 1.0
486071111.9
485921111.0
474951010 10.0
42204   0.0
40776   0.0
407751  1.0
4070411 1.0
235251111.1
235241111.3
122391010 9.1
10372   0.0
67351212.0
66881111.0
 3.12.71.02.4

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Litigant4869604/07/201769011.0Read Comment
Other4793302/24/2017690  Read Comment
Other4735901/21/2017690  Read Comment
Litigant4451607/29/201669011.0Read Comment
Other4419107/11/201669011.0Read Comment
Litigant4297305/26/201669011.0Read Comment
Court Staff4209304/18/201669011.0Read Comment
Court Staff4191004/07/201669011.0Read Comment
Other4171303/28/201669011.0Read Comment
Litigant4102502/22/201669011.0Read Comment
Other4021201/15/201669011.0Read Comment
Other4010901/10/201669011.0Read Comment
Litigant4010301/09/201669011.0Read Comment
Litigant3443604/27/201569011.0Read Comment
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   1.41.4