Jury Selection in Personal Injury Litigation: Connecting With Today's Jury Pool
Using Effective Juror Profiling and Voir Dire to Pick the Best Jury
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide personal injury litigators with key techniques for selecting jurors. The panel will offer specific tips for using questionnaires, weeding out jurors, dealing with tainted jury panels, and avoiding common mistakes during voir dire.
- Using social media as a part of jury selection
- Effective questioning
- Determining biases, including generational biases
- Dealing with a tainted jury panel
- Identifying who to strike
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How can lawyers get biased jurors removed for cause?
- What types of open-ended questions are likely to indicate the biases of potential jurors?
- How can personal injury litigators precondition jurors to the key themes in their case during voir dire?
- How is social media affecting the jury selection process?
Mr. Butler handles cases involving trucking, defective tires, defective automobiles, premises liability, breaches of... | Read More
Mr. Butler handles cases involving trucking, defective tires, defective automobiles, premises liability, breaches of fiduciary duty, and false arrest. Before focusing his practice on plaintiffs, he successfully tried cases as a prosecutor and as a public defender, and also worked with a civil defense firm. He regularly speaks at seminars and writes for legal publications.Close
Darren M. Tobin
Mr. Tobin is a trial attorney who has focused his practice on representing individuals’ rights and has... | Read More
Mr. Tobin is a trial attorney who has focused his practice on representing individuals’ rights and has successfully litigated and resolved hundreds of cases throughout the state of Georgia. He specializes in cases involving injuries caused by car accidents, tractor-trailer accidents, unsafe property events, and wrongful death cases. Mr. Tobin is a frequent lecturer and author on trial techniques, among other legal topics.Close
Matthew Wetherington, Esq.
The Werner Law Firm
Mr. Wetherington fights for victims of defective products, reckless drivers, and corporate fraud. His clients have won... | Read More
Mr. Wetherington fights for victims of defective products, reckless drivers, and corporate fraud. His clients have won verdicts and settlements totaling over $100 million and his efforts have sparked legislation and federal investigations, and protected millions of families from dangerous products. Mr. Wetherington is a frequent presenter and writer on jury selection, among other topics.Close