Jury Consulting, Mock Trials and Trial Consulting Services

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At its most basic form, jury consulting involves conducting organized mock trials to 'test' a case before actually going to trial. Like any effective scientific experiment, tests are conducted in the form of alternative arguments or theories, and the results are tabulated and analyzed. Similar to the science experiment, the more one tests, the more accurate the results.

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A2L Consulting’s jury consulting team is composed of only the industry’s top researchers used to working on bet-the-company matters. All are nationally recognized experts in their field. Each have been asked to present their thoughts and ideas on a variety of topics for large pieces of litigation, national news media, conferences and association meetings throughout the country.

Our jury consulting approach to each case relies on our experience and the latest research on witness credibility, persuasion, memory retention, and communication. Realizing that every case requires different research methodologies, we work to custom-tailor our services to accommodate your needs and bring a new, creative approach to each case.

Where the case warrants it, our ideal approach to jury consulting involves testing graphics as part of a mock trial well before the actual trial. Since the ABA has found that juror memory and understanding is improved by as much as 650 percent through the use of graphics, we place considerable emphasis on getting the graphics right every time.

The term jury consulting is something of a misnomer since many of the cases we consult on are actually bench trials. In these cases, our teams works to simulate your Judge as closely as possible. When available, we recommend the use of carefully chosen retired Judges to preside over a mock trial.  As a result we often use the trial consulting to describe our services more accurately.

The trial consulting-related services that we provide include but are not limited to the following:

            Mock Trials
            Focus Group
            Witness Preparation
            Juror Questionnaires
            Observer Juries
            Case Evaluation and Trial Strategy
            Demonstrative Evidence
            Jury Selection
            Voir Dire
            Venue Surveys
            Post-Trial Interviews
            Opening and Closing Statements
            MCLE Programs
            Computer Animation

How does A2L Consulting differentiate itself from its competition?

One important factor which immediately sets A2L Jury Consulting apart from its competitors is the fact that A2L Consulting is attorney-owned and operated. As a result, the team at A2L can immediately grasp even the most complex legal issues, and can offer a higher level of insight into the development of effective trial presentations and strategies. This critical distinction also serves to save your client money by allowing the trial team to focus solely on its case, rather than having to waste valuable time explaining basic legal concepts. This advantage is particularly important in the context of litigation because of the rigid deadlines and intense time pressure which litigators often face.

To learn more about our trial strategy and exhibit techniques, to have a presentation made to your firm on these and other subjects, to request a proposal for upcoming litigation or to simply ask a question, please contact us.

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I would be happy to serve as your point of contact for questions about jury consulting, mock trials, litigation graphics, in-court trial support technicians, visual advocacy and other litigation consulting services:

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About A2L

A2L Consulting offers litigation consulting services to law firms and corporations worldwide. The firm's services include jury consulting, litigation graphics and trial technology. A2L headquarters is in Washington, DC and it has personnel or a presence in New York, Miami, Houston, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The firm's work routinely takes it to those cities plus Boston, Newark, New Jersey, Wilmington, Delaware, Philadelphia, Virginia, Maryland, Atlanta, Dallas, Phoenix and London, England.