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Trial Consultants & Dentists

March 16th, 2017|

Okay, what do trial consultants and dentists have in common? I was prompted to think about this recently when I met a dentist who is participating in the Jim Moran Institute/Florida State University Small Business Executive Program with me. He and I were discussing how people dread going to the dentist. It is one of those universal fears. Maybe fear is the wrong word, but dread fits for most people. They fear or dread the pain, and the noise, or maybe it is the huge needles. I know it is one or more of those things for me. And, apparently,

Identity Crisis of Trial Consultants, Part 3: Jury v. Bench Trials or Arbitration

March 9th, 2017|

This is the final post in the series on the identity crisis of trial or jury consultants. In this post, I want to comment on the term “Jury Consultant.” Over the 25+ years of being in this field, in response to my self introduction, I have heard 2 other things. The first is, “…In my type of law, I am usually only involved in bench trials” (those decided only by a judge, not a jury). The other is, “My cases are all handled by arbitrations.” Guess what, judges and arbitrators are people too! They make decisions in ways similar to