Must-Read Recommendations: Engaging Blog Posts You Missed

May 15th, 2024|The Litigation Consulting Report (A2L Consulting)|

If you’ve been following our blog for a while, you may have let some amazing posts slip under your radar. With over 12 years of blog posts and an impressive 850 entries, it’s easy to miss a few hidden gems. That’s why we’ve compiled this curated list of captivating blog posts that deserve recognition. In this collection, we’ve handpicked some lesser-known blog posts that cover a wide range of topics. Whether you’re interested in technology, being a better trial lawyer, persuasion, or jury consulting, we have something for everyone. These posts may have been published in the past, but their

10 Common Mistakes Defense Attorneys Make With Their Damages Strategies

May 14th, 2024|The Sound Jury Library (Sound Jury Consulting)|

So much discussion has been had about the state of juries these days due to the rising trend in nuclear verdicts. Jurors’ declining trust, changing value of money, desire to change the world with their verdict, and the growing millennial/Gen Z make-up are just a few of the common gripes we hear from defense attorneys. Of course, there is truth in each of these, but the complaint we hardly ever hear is how the defense attorney made mistakes at trial that contributed to the outcome. In this business, it is extremely difficult to acknowledge or admit mistakes. Clients only want

DOAR Releases Results from a National Survey of Jurors’ Attitudes Toward Pharmaceutical Companies

May 14th, 2024|DOAR|

May 14, 2024, New York, NY—DOAR, the nation’s leading trial consulting company, today released important findings from a new national study that examines several issues suspected of influencing jurors’ baseline attitudes toward pharmaceutical companies. The findings indicate that opinions of the pharmaceutical industry are generally favorable despite a prevailing view of it as profit-centric. The study also concludes that recent trends in certain types of drugs and vaccines have a meaningful impact on views of the industry. The study, conducted by the DOAR Research Center, sought to reflect a broad spectrum of community attitudes across the United States. It was

Your Voir Dire Questions: Don’t Be Scared of Simple

May 7th, 2024|Your Trial Message|

By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Yesterday, I spent the full day as a prospective juror at the Lindsey-Flanigan Courthouse in Denver. As you can tell from the fact that I’m writing about it, I did not get selected for the jury. Alas, I was just one of the many “gallery ghosts” watching as others were questioned, […]

Good Luck Finding a (Good) Trial Technician in May or October

May 7th, 2024|The Litigation Consulting Report (A2L Consulting)|

Aspiring lawyers and legal professionals may be surprised to learn that finding a competent trial technician during May or October can be challenging. The reason for this is simple: most are already busy working on long trials scheduled by judges who want to avoid holiday and vacation periods. Those not familiar with the role of a trial technician are responsible for ensuring that all courtroom technology runs smoothly during a trial. This includes setting up and maintaining audio and visual equipment, preparing exhibits, and managing the presentation of evidence. Given the critical nature of their work, it's no surprise that

Ground Your Hypotheticals

April 30th, 2024|Your Trial Message|

By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on yet another momentous legal issue – this time, the claim of absolute immunity from criminal prosecution for claimed official acts by former President, Donald Trump who faces, among other charges, four criminal counts involving conspiracy to defraud the government, disenfranchise voters, […]