Alexis Knutson, M.A., is a Consultant & Research Manager for Tsongas Litigation Consulting, Inc. Her work focuses on assisting counsel in devising comprehensive trial strategy through case consultation and pre-trial research, including mock trials and focus groups. She understands and appreciates the importance of a well-designed research project to answer the research questions most pressing for her clients. She also specializes in post-trial juror interviews, working with jurors to understand the facts, themes, and jurors most influential in deliberations.
Knutson has given numerous CLEs and communication presentations to attorneys in the Seattle area and beyond, including for the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers, King County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, and University of Washington School of Law.
Knutson received her Master’s degree in Psychological Science with a focus in law from University of Colorado Colorado Springs, where her research focused on attorney use of small group research to inform settlement decisions and juror internet use during trial. Before earning her Master’s degree, she worked as a Research Analyst for Robbins Arroyo, LLP, investigating corporate misconduct and securities fraud. Knutson also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in business from Gonzaga University. She is a member of the American Society of Trial Consultants and is on the Board of Trustees for the King County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division.