Hon. Francois A. Rivera

Supreme Court
Kings (Brooklyn) County


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Attorney Average Rating:   4.9 - 20 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   7.0 - 3 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 - Private3646807/24/2015144710641
Civil Litigation - Private3385204/04/2015810109101086
Civil Litigation - Private3356303/20/2015899999 10
Civil Litigation - Private2863408/07/2014810  101010 
Criminal Defense Lawyer2850107/31/201413 18119
Civil Litigation - Private2644404/10/201422222213
Civil Litigation - Private2543102/28/201423222222
Criminal Defense Lawyer2493601/17/2014313 112 
Civil Litigation - Private2399911/01/2013        
Civil Litigation - Private2338509/20/201334    3 
Civil Litigation - Private2058003/14/2013188710588
Civil Litigation - Private1941112/31/20122452753 
Civil Litigation - Private1678908/09/201231 1 11 
Civil Litigation - Private1249412/08/20111010101010101010
Civil Litigation - Private989002/02/2011333275 4
Civil Litigation - Private974501/14/2011228585 5
Criminal Defense Lawyer872808/19/201025612 22
Criminal Defense Lawyer641812/02/20097710101010107
Criminal Defense Lawyer541906/18/200911135211
Civil Litigation - Private139912/31/2007610109910108
Civil Litigation - Private70210/31/20073241511 
Category Average  3.85.05.94.86.95.34.55.4
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
36468      
33852      
33563      
28634      
28501      
26444      
25431      
24936      
23999      
23385      
20580      
19411      
16789      
12494      
9890      
9745      
8728      
6418      
5419      
1399      
702      
       
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
364686 15.3
338528759.1
335639  8.9
28634108109.7
285011112.3
264443312.0
254312222.1
249361151.7
23999   0.0
233852  3.0
205801296.0
194113333.9
16789   1.4
12494107510.0
98902 53.6
9745   5.0
872811 2.7
641810859.3
54193212.1
13995788.6
7021112.3
 4.33.84.14.7

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

EvaluatorIDDateJudgeIDOvr.AverageReadComment
Other3102911/13/2014917  Read Comment
Other2034703/01/20139171010.0Read Comment
Other1090006/05/20119171010.0Read Comment
Other872708/19/201091722.0Read Comment
Category Average   7.37.3