Voir dire and jury selection are more easily mastered when working with Better Witnesses Trial Consulting Services.
Voir Dire – One of the Most Difficult Parts of a Trial
- How do I start?
- What topics should I cover?
- How should I ask the questions?
- Who do I want on my jury?
- What will allow me to learn the most about the jurors?
Juror Experience Drives Verdict
- Jury research has indicated that demographics should not be the only determinant in eliminating or de-selecting jurors
- The most powerful verdict predictor is one’s life experiences
- It is the job of the trial attorney to expose those experiences
- How to do that should be a joint effort between the Better Witnesses trial consultant and counsel
Brain-storming areas for voir dire with Better Witnesses trial consultants will make the job easier.
- Counsel can explore voir dire areas that will get jurors talking
- Juror biases can then be revealed
The trial consultant brings another pair of eyes and ears to the courtroom.
- The Better Witnesses trial consultant focuses on both jurors who are speaking and those who are not
- The body language, facial expression, overall attitude and image of the non-speaking juror can often telegraph messages
- Knowing how to interpret these non-verbal cues is one expertise of Better Witnesses Trial Consulting Services
- Challenges are more confidently rendered when all aspects of communication are evaluated