Hon. Margaret T. Walsh

Family Court
Albany County


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Attorney Average Rating:   5.1 - 5 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   1.0 - 6 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 - Private2884908/18/201411115111
Criminal Defense Lawyer2884808/18/20141111   1
Civil Litigation - Private2881408/15/201483148828
Civil Litigation - Private2434411/22/2013999910999
Civil Litigation - Private1370702/28/201210910 1089 
Category Average  5.84.64.43.88.36.55.34.8
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
288491     
28848111111
28814      
24344      
13707      
 1.01.01.01.01.01.0
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
288491111.4
288481111.0
2881424 4.5
2434410  9.3
13707103 9.4
 4.82.31.05.1

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other2886608/19/201475711.0Read Comment
Other2885308/18/201475711.0Read Comment
Litigant2885008/18/201475711.0Read Comment
Other2884708/18/201475711.0Read Comment
Other1549206/18/201275733.0Read Comment
Other1476704/30/201275711.0Read Comment
Category Average   1.31.3