Don't Make a Wrong First Impression or Let the Wrong Jurors Slip Through
A case can be won or lost at jury selection, so it's critical to make sure everything goes right. This program will show you what NOT to do: from mistakes that will ruin a first impression, to poorly-constructed questions and unwise use of challenges. Don't make these 9 mistakes - register today!
Find out why many attorneys are unprepared for jury selection.
Discover lines that should not be crossed if you want to avoid the judge's ire.
Avoid weak questions that will fail to get at the heart of jurors' biases and attitudes.
Do away with common assumptions that will have you misjudging prospective jurors.
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for attorneys. Paralegals may also benefit.
Not Doing Your Research and Being Unprepared
Failing to Establish Rapport With Jurors
Failing to Get Jurors Talking
Introducing Too Much or Too Little Case Information
Asking the Wrong Questions (or Asking Questions the Wrong Way)
Failing to Get Honest Answers to Tough Questions
Misreading Juror Types and Verbal and Nonverbal Cues
Cause Challenges: Failure to Cement or Defend Bias
JUSTIN M. CLOUSER is the senior partner of the law firm of Clouser Hempen Wasick Law Group, Ltd., in Gardnerville, Nevada, where he has a general civil practice focused on litigation with an emphasis on personal injury cases. Mr. Clouser has lectured previously on his areas of expertise. He is a member of the State Bar of California, State Bar of Nevada, The Florida Bar, and the Tennessee Bar Association. He earned his B.S. degree from Eastern Illinois University and his J.D. degree from the University of Tennessee.
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