It is common practice for attorneys to conduct social media searches of prospective jurors during voir dire. They engage in this practice to uncover and weed out panel members who are likely to possess biases that will prevent a fair trial. Learn how and why the trial consultants at The Focal Point advise counsel to continue to conduct juror social media research throughout the trial.
The Focal Points’ jury consultants, Jim Stiff and Brittany Cross, discuss research standards that result in truly valuable pre-trial information. They describe how using proven scientific methods ensures valid venue and jury analysis, mock juror recruitment, and research conclusions.
Suddenly your clients day in court is looming, and you find yourself under pressure to assemble a support team to prepare the trial graphics and other visual displays. You round up an experienced graphics squad, but with the clock ticking, how do you quickly mobilize this team into action?
Having seen more trials than probably anyone in the courtroom, excepting the judge, I most definitely possess knowledge as to how a presentation could be made more persuasive. Here are five courtroom techniques that prove successful.
In order to reach the necessary level of subject matter proficiency a case requires, a judge often asks for, and relies on, the technical tutorial submitted by the parties. Learn how to create technical tutorials that can be likened to creating a Hollywood movie.
As devices become more sophisticated learn how digital technology advancements are making trial preparation and presentation easier and more effective.
Carolyn Webster and Aaron Stienstra explain how Adobe Flash can be a powerful ally in the organization and presentation of your argument in the courtroom.