Jury Selection

Utilizing their years of experience, Tsongas identifies and helps eliminate negative juror bias from the panel, through:

  • Consultation on jury selection strategy
  • The development of a high-risk juror profile specifically addressing the attitudes, experiences, and demographic characteristics detrimental to your case
  • The creation of a Supplemental Juror Questionnaire
  • The scoring and analysis of Supplemental Juror Questionnaires using Tsongas’ state-of-the-art coding software
  • Artfully crafted voir dire questions designed to maximize learning in the most efficient manner possible
  • In court voir dire assistance where we systematically and efficiently collect juror responses, which frees you to focus on questioning and building rapport with your panel
  • Provide trial jury monitoring

Customized services

All jury selection services are tailored to the client’s individual needs and specific case requirements. They also reflect the type and complexity of the case, as well as the voir dire practices of the presiding judge. Work schedules are set to meet court deadlines and to prepare work products as they are needed by counsel.

Work product

Several types of assistance may be provided. They include:

  • Preparation of a High Risk Juror Profile
  • Preparation of questions for voir dire conducted by judge, attorney, or both
  • Design of a Special Juror Questionnaire
  • Assistance in preparing an affidavit in support of a motion for improved voir dire conditions
  • Community Attitude Survey and affidavit in support of a motion for change of venue
  • Expert testimony on trial venue bias
  • Jury selection guidelines and consultation
  • In-court jury selection consultation and assistance

THE TSONGAS TEAM

Our litigation consultants have advanced education in communication and the social sciences, and our graphics consultants have extensive experience in visual advocacy and strategy. Tsongas was a founding member of the American Society of Trial Consultants (ASTC) in 1982. Tsongas consultants are experienced in virtually every type of civil and criminal litigation. Our expert team has provided a competitive advantage for counsel representing plaintiffs and defendants nationwide and internationally.

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