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Jury Selection
Jury selection is one of the most important aspects of trial. Cases can be won or lost with just one or two incorrect decisions about who to accept and who to challenge. Jury Solutions consultants help you make the right decisions when it comes to jury selection. We assist you in assessing each juror’s leadership potential and their likely pretrial biases. We bring together all of the available information to help you make quick, strategic challenge decisions.

Jury selection might have become more restrictive in some jurisdictions, but that doesn’t mean that good voir dire can’t be had. Every case and every judge is different. We’ve learned that if you never ask for good voir dire, chances are, you will never get it. We approach every case with optimism because we’ve continually experienced meaningful voir dire in jurisdictions where we’ve been told time and again, “there’s no voir dire here!”

Juror Questionnaires

Jury Solutions can assist you with the development of prospective juror questionnaires. Juror questionnaires are used routinely in courts around the country. A thoughtful, well-crafted questionnaire elicits a wealth of information from prospective jurors that is invaluable in making effective cause and peremptory challenges. Juror questionnaires expedite voir dire and can provide you with candid information from prospective jurors.

In Court Assistance

In most jurisdictions, jury selection is extremely fast-paced. Our ability to quickly hone in on jurors’ subtleties gives attorneys another perspective that helps them gain a deeper understanding of jurors' values, motivations, and decision-making processes.

Our trial consultants are all bar-admitted attorneys and are able to participate in jury selections, even when all voir dire occurs in the judge’s chambers. Being a trial consultant is no guarantee that a judge will allow such participation, but a pro hac vice motion always guarantees such critical access, allowing you to get your money’s worth from having a consultant at your side.

“Carolyn Koch and her staff at Jury Solutions were wonderful to work with. I had a very complex commercial dispute involving a substantial seven figure claim, and, with her help we were able to identify the key issues that ultimately were dispositive to a jury. Like many trial lawyers, I have a unique style of both preparation and presentation, and she was flexible enough to accommodate both. She provided us with a broad, representative mock jury and her analysis, after the mock presentation was concluded was prompt and thorough. I would not hesitate to use Jury Solutions again and recommend her to anyone with a complex case who seeks the benefit of a mock jury before trial."
Christopher A. Duggan, Partner, Smith Duggan, LLP

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