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Advocacy Track: Using Jury Bias and Voir Dire Techniques to Prepare for Trial, sponsored by MedQuest (presented with the Jury Bias Litigation Group)

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Contributors

  • Jeffrey Boyd

    Nelson Boyd
    Seattle, WA

  • Jeffrey Rachlinski

    Cornell Law School

    Jeffrey Rachlinski is the Henry Allen Mark Professor of Law at Cornell Law School. He is an innovator in both administrative law and in social psychology and the law. Since joining the Cornell Law School faculty in 1994, less than a year after receiving a Ph.D. in Psychology and a J.D. from Stanford University, Professor Rachlinski has offered new perspectives on the influence of human psychology on decision-making by courts, administrative agencies, and regulated communities. Professor Rachlinski's unique analytical viewpoint has led him to explore varied topics in legal practice, such as litigation strategies, punitive damages, administrative law, environmental law, and products liability. Professor Rachlinski has taught social and cognitive psychology for lawyers, administrative law, environmental law, civil procedure and torts. He has written and presented on implicit bias and other issues in law and psychology for the last 20 years. He received his B.A. and M.A. (Psychology) from the Johns Hopkins University in 1988.

  • N. John Bey

    Bey & Associates
    Atlanta, GA

  • Lance Sears

    Sears & Associates, Colorado Springs, CO

    Lance Michael Sears is a past President of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, a statewide professional association of Colorado lawyers who practice civil trial law. After service as President of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association from 1988–1989, Lance was elected to represent Colorado as a member of the Board of Governors of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA) for six years.

  • Gregory Cusimano

    Cusimano, Roberts, Mills & Knowlton, LLC

    Known as a leader in his field and accepted as one of the nations’ top attorneys, Greg Cusimano is a sought after speaker at conferences across the U.S. where he lectures on trial law, tactics and persuasion. But for those he represents, Greg is known for his kind heart, caring personality and masterful ability to electrify juries win cases and bring justice to those he represents. Greg wholly devotes his trial experience to representing those injured as a result of other's wrongful conduct. Greg is an author of the AAJ Press/Trial Guides book Winning Case Preparation and is an editor of the AAJ Press/Thomson Reuters book Litigating Tort Cases.

  • David Wenner

    Snyder & Wenner, Phoenix, AZ

    David A. Wenner is nationally recognized as an authority on juror bias and decision-making. Mr. Wenner has spent the last two decades prosecuting wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases, speaking to lawyers across the country on juror bias and decision-making, and creating a successful juror bias model. He has served on the National College of Advocacy’s (NCA) Board of Trustees, is a Diplomate of the NCA, is cochair of the da Vinci Robotic Surgery Litigation Group and Jury Bias Litigation Group, and a member of the Professional Negligence Section and Section on Toxic, Environmental, and Pharmaceutical Torts. He is also an author of the AAJ Press/Trial Guides book Winning Case Preparation: Understanding Jury Bias. Mr. Wenner is a partner in the AAJ Leaders Forum member law firm of Snyder & Wenner, P.C., located in Phoenix, Arizona.

  • Edward Ciarimboli

    Fellerman & Ciarimboli
    Kingston, PA

  • Lisa Blue

    Dallas, TX

    Lisa Blue, J.D., Ph.D., is a past president of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and is the current, first female, President of the National Trial Lawyers. In 2019, Ms. Blue was a finalist for the Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year award. She has been named one of the Top 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America; Top 50 Women Litigators in the U.S. by the National Law Journal; Top 50: Women Texas Super Lawyer; Top 100: Dallas/Fort Worth Super Lawyer; and Top 100: Texas Super Lawyer. Ms. Blue co-authored Blue’s Guide to Jury Selection (AAJ Press/Thomson Reuters) and has received Diplomate status in AAJ’s National College of Advocacy Masters of Trial Law professional recognition program. Ms. Blue is a generous PAC Eagle donor, and Baron and Blue, PLLC, a Leaders Forum member, is located in Dallas, Texas.

  • Robyn Wishart

    Wishart Brain & Spine Law, Vancouver, BC


July 15, 2020
Wed 9:00 AM EDT

Duration 8H 0M

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