NEWS & RESOURCES
June 6, 2014
For H.T. Smith, director of the trial advocacy program at the Florida International University College of Law, it's all about gestures and long pauses when he's addressing a jury.
Sedgwick partner Ramon Abadin's trial secret: sit on the edge of your seat while the defense is speaking, ready to jump up, button your jacket and object in a second.
Ed Blumberg, a partner at Deutsch & Blumberg in Miami, saves money by having a paralegal or staffer act as his unpaid jury consultant, taking notes and Googling potential jurors during voir dire.
And Jennifer Altman, a partner at Boise, Schiller & Flexner in Miami, sits in on trials and jury selection of litigators...