When it comes to jurors, we do a lot of taking.
But what do we give them? And why does that matter?
Give this podcast a listen to learn more.
So many of my clients have old communication rules they bring into my office.
Things like, "Never turn your back to the audience." Or, "Always make eye contact."
The problem is, communication rules don't serve you. Great communication is all about timing.
What are your communication rules?
Give this podcast a listen to learn why you should think about leveling up.
So you found your ideal juror. Now what?
Won’t identifying them mean they get kicked off? Shouldn’t I “hide” them from opposing counsel?
This really is a question about group dynamics.
Give this episode a listen to learn why “hiding” them not only is a poor strategy, but why I also think you don’t need to be afraid of showing the other side your ideal jurors.
If you're working hard to follow up with jurors in voir dire, you're working too hard.
There are really only three questions you need to follow up.
You're making it too hard my friends. It really is more simple than you think to follow up.
Give this episode a listen and put these three questions in your back pocket for the next time you're in voir dire.
Ideal juror? Aren't we supposed to look for our "bad" juror?
What you focus on, you create.
Want ideal jurors? You need to know what they look like.
Give this episode a listen to learn more.
My FB Live from Wednesday 10/16/19 has been uploaded as a bonus podcast episode on the From Hostage To Hero Podcast. This week we discussed How to Handle Non-Economic Damages at Trial. Subscribe in iTunes or in your preferred podcast app to make sure you get all new episodes, and leave us a Review!
There are four steps you need to take to move jurors from hostage to hero.
But what you may not realize is that you've already taken those steps yourself, before you even entered the courtroom.
Understanding how you've carried the burden of your case and how the jurors must now carry it is extremely important. Give this episode a listen to learn more.
Should I tell jurors the amount we're asking for in voir dire?
How do I help jurors understand the difference between economic and non-economic damages?
What do I do if they freak out over the number?
I answer all of these questions and more on today's podcast episode. Give it a listen to learn more.
My FB Live from Wednesday 08/28/19 has been uploaded as a bonus episode on the From Hostage To Hero Podcast. This week we discussed "Why You Should Let Jurors Control Voir Dire."
I know you don't want to annoy jurors (at least I hope not.)
But you may be doing these 7 things and not know that jurors hate them.
The only thing you need to win the hearts and minds of jurors is you.
You don't need these seven things, so stop doing them.
Give the podcast a listen to find out the seven things you're doing that jurors hate. You can listen on iTunes or on your preferred podcast app.
Sari de la Motte is the host of "From Hostage to Hero." She has been dubbed the "Attorney Whisperer" because of her unique ability to help attorneys communicate their true selves.