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A2L's Latest Published Articles

A Surprising New Reason to Repeat Yourself at Trial

by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting I want to share the results of an interesting study that I recently read. I believe that it has implications for how we present information in the courtroom. It appears in the October 2015 Journal of Experimental Psychology, and is entitled Knowledge...Read more

Top 7 Things I've Observed as a Litigation Consultant

by Ryan H. Flax, Esq.Managing Director, Litigation Consulting & General CounselA2L Consulting I’ve passed another anniversary at A2L Consulting and in my time as a litigation consultant I’ve been both surprised and reassured about the state of the litigation business and its players (I also...Read more

20 New Litigation Realities (to Celebrate Our 20th)

by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L ConsultingToday is the 20th anniversary of the founding of A2L. We literally started in a closet not long after I finished law school. First, we were Animators at Law. Then almost five years ago, we became A2L Consulting to reflect the fact that litigation graphics were...Read more

6 Ways to Use a Mock Trial to Develop Your Opening Statement

By Laurie R. Kuslansky, Ph.D.Managing Director, Jury & Trial ConsultingA2L Consulting  It’s often said that the door to winning your case closes in your opening statement. Unless you are able to grab your audience, the jury, then and there, you may never be able to do so. So how do you...Read more

5 Ways That a Mock Trial Informs and Shapes Voir Dire Questions

By Laurie R. Kuslansky, Ph.D.Managing Director, Jury & Trial ConsultingA2L Consulting  As we have discussed a few times, mock trials are one of the best tools that trial lawyers have at their disposal. Mock trials can have innumerable benefits in trial preparation. One benefit is that mock...Read more