“I have retained Tsongas for the last five years to help me win complicated employment defense trials in multiple states throughout the West Coast. Whether it is assisting my witnesses in telling the truth well and in the most effective and persuasive manner; conducting a mock trial to help me assess the risks of my case and then refine a trial strategy to minimize those risks; or helping me to pick a jury; Tsongas has always provided the best of service and insight. Tsongas trial consultants have helped me with early assessment of my most difficult cases and helped to develop an effective defense narrative at the early stages of the litigation. They have helped to develop key demonstrative exhibits for trial and have conducted highly valuable post-verdict interviews. All of their work is performed on a timely basis and with excellent attention to detail. I have found Tsongas to add tremendous value to my cases. Based on their track record and the superior quality of their work, I do not hesitate to tell my clients that they should make the extra investment so that together, we can get them the best results possible for their cases.”- Portia R. Moore , Davis Wright Tremaine, Seattle, WA
“Our firm had the pleasure of working closely with Tsongas trial consultants on a recent plaintiff case that received national attention. Tsongas did not become involved in the case until about seven weeks before trial, after most of the discovery and pretrial motion practice had been completed. In only a couple of conference calls, they grasped the facts, theories, and nuances of our case. Working quickly and efficiently with us, they designed and carried out just the jury research we needed, the results of which gave our whole team the confidence to stick to the game plan they helped us devise, no matter what our opponents threw at us. Their original, instinctive ideas for conveying our messages, which were confirmed through jury research, helped us arrive at the central themes of our case. They deftly used the research to chart out a jury selection strategy that was easy to implement and proved very successful. As the trial progressed, we constantly reminded ourselves of their specific advice and guidance. From opening statement through closing argument, we were lucky to have their specific input on every facet of our case presentation, including the design of key demonstratives. Tsongas consultants get my strongest possible recommendation as jury trial consultants.”- Paul De Marco , Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, Cincinatti, OH
“Invaluable, insightful, and effective best describe the skills the jury consultants at Tsongas Litigation Consulting bring to jury selection. I have for years used the Tsongas team to assist on contract case, legal malpractice cases, construction defect cases, and other forms of complex commercial litigation, and they have assisted me with jury selection in every major trial and will continue to do so except where opponents hire them first.”- Bradley S. Keller , Byrnes & Keller, Seattle, WA
“I have worked with Tsongas trial consultants for many years and their work on a recent commercial case exemplifies why. Their insights contributed in every aspect of the trial. They were not just helpful, they were integral.”- Stephen F. English , Perkins Coie, Portland, OR
“I recommend using Tsongas jury consultants in your most significant and serious cases in Nevada. I have used them on complex commercial cases, fraud cases, significant plaintiff actions, and construction defect matters. Tsongas offers valuable aid in developing jury trial strategies and the “story” that you will need to tell a jury so that they clearly understand your client’s case and are more willing to fight for it.
Tsongas has a unique and effective method of developing high risk juror profiles, supplemental juror questionnaires, and evaluating high risk jurors by “scoring” the nature of their attitudes and experiences. Their extensive experience with Las Vegas jury attitudes allows them to contribute in the most meaningful ways to case and theme development as well as with voir dire and effective jury selection strategies.
The Tsongas team also provided powerful and engaging demonstrative exhibits and PowerPoint presentations for opening and closing. These have helped me control the key issues in my cases and present juries with a clear and persuasive visual story.
I would not hesitate to call them if you want to give your client a unique advantage.”- Mark A. Hutchison , Hutchison & Steffen, Las Vegas, NV
“I want to thank you and your staff for the outstanding assistance in helping me prepare original demonstrative exhibits and graphics, as well as critiquing my opening statement, in connection with a week-long arbitration hearing in an employment case before a retired judge who conducted the proceedings much like a bench trial. As you know, this multi-million dollar class action had several attorneys on both sides. My client’s in-house counsel and managers who attended the hearing felt that our graphics and opening statement were clearly superior to the other side’s homemade version. My co-counsel and I couldn’t agree more.
Not only was your team able to help me prepare an excellent counter-chart, but we built a series of effective graphics that made the opening statement and the presentation of evidence much more coherent, concise, and persuasive.
I look forward to working with Tsongas on future matters and will strongly recommend their trial consulting services to colleagues.”- Michael J. Killeen , Davis Wright Tremaine, Seattle, WA
“I have found the Tsongas jury consulting firm invaluable in teaching and assisting in jury selection and theme development, and developing the story points for trial. Two points about working with the firm on a dozen or so cases come to mind. First, there’s nothing so uncommon as common sense. We lawyers tend to forget what makes non-lawyers tick. Second, the Tsongas people with whom I’ve worked–all of them–helped teach me to find the box, and then how to think outside of it, in preparing complex civil litigation for trial.”- Milt Rowland , Foster Pepper, Spokane, WA
“You have made the uncertainties of a civil jury trial manageable, workable and tolerable through your keen insight, common sense experience and judgment and consultation. Unpredictability has achieved a normative probability – something my clients bank on.”- Michael A. Patterson , Patterson, Buchanon, Fobes, Leith & Kalzer, Inc., Seattle, WA
“I have worked with Tsongas Litigation Consulting since 1989. They have played crucial roles in my cases by conducting mock trials, preparing witnesses, designing demonstratives, performing jury research, preparing jury questionnaires, conducting post-trial juror interviews, and assisting with voir dire. I simply would not consider my trial preparation adequate or my team complete without the professionals at Tsongas by my side.”- James Moriarty , Moriarty Leyendecker, Boulder, CO
“I have worked with Tsongas Litigation Consulting on a number of cases over the last decade. Tsongas trial consultants have helped me with graphics, case themes, jury selection and mock trials. I have found their work to be uniformly first rate. They have very good ideas and provide top notch service”- Kelly Corr , Corr Cronin Michelson Baumbardner & Preece, Seattle, WA