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From Hostage To Hero

Apr 24, 2020

What are resonant conversations? And why are they important?

Your goal in voir dire is to create resonance with jurors. When you do this, your verdicts will go up.

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Apr 17, 2020

My "issue-oriented" voir dire method is being used by attorneys all over the United States.

But sometimes lawyers get "stuck" conducting an issue-oriented voir dire.

Issue-oriented voir dire is WAY more than just focusing your voir dire on the issues in your case. 

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Apr 10, 2020

You get bad feedback from a juror in a focus group, mock jury or after trial.

That means you should NEVER do that thing AGAIN. Right?


You have to learn how to translate juror feedback by looking at the larger picture. That, and sometimes we do things, on purpose, that the jury won't like.

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Apr 3, 2020

What does it mean to "ring the bell?"

It means repeating your trial theme in a way that really focuses the juror's attention. It's part content, part nonverbal delivery.

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