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What is Jury Research?

 Jurors are the cornerstone of the legal system in America. Thousands of jury trials are held every year in which a group of jurors determine the outcome of the case. In an effort to preserve the...
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Jury Research Focus Group

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What Jurors Really Think of Lawyers

Although jurors come from all walks of life, they hold some common beliefs about what they like and dislike from attorneys in the courtroom.
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Pros and Cons of Online Mediation

Any lawyer or insurance professional who has spent time attempting to settle a case through traditional mediation (both parties working with a mediator at the same facility) has likely been...
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Eight Tips for Better Voir Dire

Jurors are the single most important part of a trial. They decide who wins and who loses. While it is easy to focus on the arguments and the presentation of evidence - all of which are important - it...
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Walkaway Rating for 1 Hour Mediation

It's difficult for negotiators to evaluate their case objectively. We recognize the challenge, but want to recognize - and reward - the very best, most objective negotiators. What is the one...
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Introducing First Court Online Academy

First Court’s approach to ADR is unique, and if you are new to working with us, it may initially feel new and uncomfortable.
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When to use Online Dispute Resolution

1 Hour Mediation has quickly and efficiently closed cases with a huge range of dollar values, complexities, and particulars. However, submissions that fail to yield the best results generally have...
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How to Select A Jury Consultant

By Michael G. Liffrig
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