Have you ever been bewildered by a jury decision? All evidence favored your client, the examination ran smoothly, even the cross-exam was a peach . . . It's as if the jurors were present at a completely different trial! This unique course allows you to step out of your own shoes to analyze juror behavior and motivation from the jury box. Get practical advice on balancing reason and emotion in your trial presentation to appeal to jurors. Review major elements of a successful courtroom experience through the prism of the jurors' experience and improve each case's chances of success. Register today!
Review key elements of a strong case theme and get tips for fully developing and presenting a cohesive story.
Learn how to effectively ferret out juror "types," biases, and attitudes during voir dire.
Prepare your client and witnesses for the stand to help them connect with the jurors.
Create and use visual demonstratives to enhance - not hinder - your case.
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for attorneys. Paralegals may also benefit.
Trial by Jury 2021 and 2022 - What's Changed and Tools to Adapt
Crafting a Case Theme That Resonates With Today's Jurors
Jury Selection - Revealing Juror "Types," Attitudes, and Biases
How Jurors Perceive Attorneys - and How to Build Rapport
Opening Statements - Getting Ahead in the Persuasion Game
How Jurors React to Evidence - How to Engage, Educate, and Persuade
How Jurors Determine Witness Credibility - Tips on Witness Prep, Direct, and Cross-Examination
Damages - How Jurors Make Decisions and How to Help Them Decide
Closing Arguments - Giving Jurors Ammunition to Find in Your Client's Favor
TIMOTHY J. BUCKLEY III is managing partner with the firm Buckley Christopher, P.C., where he has practiced for more than 25 years. He has handled several complex arbitrations in federal and state systems. Mr. Buckley has served as a special assistant attorney general for the state of Georgia and as an adjunct professor at the Emory University School of Law for more than 20 years. Mr. Buckley is a member of the Atlanta Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law.
WILLIAM J. PRICE is an attorney with Elk & Elk Co., Ltd., who focuses his practice on personal injury litigation for people who have been seriously injured or killed. Mr. Price's experience is in the fields of medical malpractice, nursing home neglect, defective products, negligence in construction sites, and trucking and auto accidents. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association (District 12 delegate, member - Litigation Section and Young Lawyers Section; chair for the Negligence Law CLE presentation for the OSBA Conference), National Board of Trial Advocates, American Association for Justice, Akron Bar Association, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, and Central Ohio Association of Justice. Mr. Price earned his B.S.B.A. degree from Bowling Green State University and his J.D. degree from Michigan State University College of Law.
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