The Impact of Visuals on Bench Trials: How Trial Graphics Influence the Outcome

November 29th, 2023|The Litigation Consulting Report (A2L Consulting)|

In this blog post, we will explore the significant impact visuals have on a judge's decision and how litigation graphics can influence the outcome of a case. Discover the power of visual storytelling and its role in shaping perceptions and influencing decision-making processes. Understanding the Power of Trial Graphics in the Courtroom Trial graphics play a crucial role in presenting information in a visually compelling and easily understandable way in the courtroom. They have the power to simplify complex concepts, highlight key evidence, and engage the judge's attention. By using visual aids such as charts, diagrams, and timelines, attorneys can

Respect Your Jury’s ‘Informational Phase’ (They’re Learners, Not Just Persuasive Targets)

November 28th, 2023|Your Trial Message|

By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: There’s a stereotype of what happens in jury deliberations. It involves jurors squaring off against each other, a hail of fierce argument and counter-argument, with the jurors turning themselves into proxy attorneys for their side as other wavering members are converted or confirmed: Think “Twelve Angry Men” with greater demographic diversity. … Respect Your Jury’s ‘Informational Phase’ (They’re Learners, Not Just Persuasive Targets) Read More »

Don’t “Read” Your Jury

November 21st, 2023|Your Trial Message|

By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: A recent issue of American Lawyer included the provocatively titled article, “Why Jury Consultants May Not Be Worth It and Other Tips from Judges.” Reporting on discussions from the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, the article included a comment from Judge Marsha J. Pechman of the U.S. Western District of Washington that jury … Don’t “Read” Your Jury Read More »

10 Ways Trial Technicians Take the Worry out of Trial

November 20th, 2023|The Litigation Consulting Report (A2L Consulting)|

When it comes to trial, preparation is key. One of the most important parts of that preparation is having a reliable and skilled trial technician on your team. They are in very high demand at Persuadius. Trial technicians are an invaluable asset in the courtroom, helping to ensure that everything runs smoothly and that you have everything you need to present your case effectively. Here are 10 ways trial technicians take the worry out of trial: 1. Technical Expertise: Trial technicians are highly skilled in using the latest technology to present evidence (increasingly OnCue vs. Trial Director) and exhibits

Call Out Minimized Burdens

November 13th, 2023|Your Trial Message|

By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: At a recent jury selection, opposing counsel — the plaintiff in that case — stepped up to the box of prospective jurors holding two unopened reams of paper. I knew what was coming: If the weight of evidence is completely equal, like these two reams of paper, then we haven’t met … Call Out Minimized Burdens Read More »

Maximizing Impact: Tips for Creating Engaging Markman Hearing Trial Graphics

November 13th, 2023|The Litigation Consulting Report (A2L Consulting)|

Discover effective strategies for creating compelling trial graphics that leave a lasting impact during Markman Hearings. Understanding the Importance of Trial Graphics in Markman Hearings Trial graphics play a crucial role in Markman Hearings, where the interpretation of patent claims takes place. These graphics help simplify complex ideas and concepts, making it easier for judges and juries to understand the arguments presented. By visually representing technical information, trial graphics enhance comprehension and retention of key information. In a Markman Hearing, the judge determines the meaning and scope of patent claims, which can heavily impact the outcome of a case. Presenting