Hon. Francois A. Rivera

Supreme Court
Kings (Brooklyn) County


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Attorney Average Rating:   4.2 - 15 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 - 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  3.34.25.54.26.04.54.25.0
   
ID*Ev-Cr.BailPleaInc.-Pr.Inc.-Tr.Inc.-S.
26444      
25431      
24936      
23999      
23385      
20580      
19411      
16789      
12494      
9890      
9745      
8728      
6418      
5419      
1399      
702      
       
ID*Ev-Cv.SettleInc.Average
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
 3.43.44.14.0

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

Non-attorney Rating
(if applicable)

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