On Demand Webinars
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On Demand Webinars and Conference Recordings
Webinar Fees: Members: Free / Non-Members: $39 per webinar
Conference Attendee Fee: Free
Member Fee: $39 per video
Non-Member Fee: $49 per video
Facebook, LinkedIn, and Insta, Oh My! The Benefits and Pitfalls of Online Research on Potential Jurors
Date and time:
1.) Understand the mechanics of conducting online research on potential jurors
2.) Understand the ethical guidelines for conducting online research on potential jurors
3.) Understand how to use the results of online research on potential jurors during jury selection
Questions presenters want to be sent to registrants in advance of the webinar (if any):
1) Have you ever conducted online research on potential jurors? Yes/No
2) Have you ever used information found online when assisting with jury selection? Yes/No
3) How familiar are you with the rules governing conducting online research on potential jurors? Very/Somewhat/Slightly/Not at all
Dr. Clint Townson is a jury consultant for The Focal Point operating out of their Dallas, TX office. He completed a PhD at Michigan State University with a dissertation on the anchoring effect and an MA from the University of Delaware with a thesis on expert witness perceptions. He has an extensive background in statistical analysis and psychological theory related to jurors, and has applied these skills in the consulting profession for the last few years. His first foray into consulting began with social media background searches for various criminal and civil cases, and also briefly worked with a private investigator. Currently, he conducts focus groups and mock trials on high-stakes cases, and specializes in developing juror profiles based on subsequent data analysis.
Elizabeth Patterson began her career as an investigator in 2014 after graduating with a Criminology degree from the University of South Florida. Elizabeth is a licensed private investigator and currently holds the agency license for Ethos Risk Services in the state of Florida. During her career, Elizabeth has conducted and managed thousands of investigations including high exposure liability claims, undercover purchases of counterfeit products, and comprehensive background checks. Most recently, Elizabeth’s team, in conjunction with the FBI, identified fraud rings across the United States which led to the arrest of multiple individuals and the repossession of over five million dollars of fraudulently diverted products. Elizabeth’s team, guided by Ethos’ core values, has established the industry standard of quality results obtained ethically and efficiently.
Dr. Leslie Ellis is a Director in DecisionQuest’s Washington, D.C. office. She has been conducting research on jury, judicial and arbitrator decision making for 25 years and has consulted on hundreds of cases. She works with clients on high-risk and complex civil and white-collar criminal matters to develop themes and trial strategies, conducts mock jury and bench trials as well as mock arbitrations, and assists with case assessment, witness preparation and jury selection. She frequently speaks on the topics of jury, judicial and arbitrator decision making both in the US and in Europe. She has a Ph.D. and M.A. in Social Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University.
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Breaking into the Jury and Trial Consulting Profession
Presented by: Susan Macpherson & Rosalind R. Greene, JD
Presented by: Charlotte A. (Charli) Morris & Adam Schrager
Presented by: Alexis Forbes, PhD & Will Rountree, JD, PhD, Bonora Rountree Trial Consulting and Research
Panel: Disappearing Civil Trial (2016 ASTC Conference Video)
The Past and Future of Batson
Presented by: Marilou VerBurg Erb, JD, PhD candidate, York College of Pennsylvania; Richard Gabriel, President, Decision Analysis
Recent Research on Damages (2018 ASTC Conference Video)Presented by: Valerie Hans, PhD, Cornell Law School
Statistics in ExcelPresented by: Joann Keyton, PhD, Professor of Communication, North Carolina State University
Using Social Media to Grow Your Business
What an Attorney Wants From A Trial Consultant…When an Attorney Is Not Going To Trial(2016 ASTC Conference Video)
Patently Persuasive - Reaching Todays IP Jurors