Can Donald Trump Get a Fair Trial?

A lot of people have been asking me whether or not former President Trump can get a fair trial in his current NYC case. As someone who deals with jury selection often, my answer to this question is yes I think he can and will get a fair trial. However, I couldn’t do a better…

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Understanding Juror Attitudes and Beliefs:  Victimization

Jurors often identify with the defendant and often ask questions such as How do we counter these perceptions and concerns? We need to establish that the defendant did not act as a juror would expect. Compare and contrast the defendant’s actions with what the norm would have been. Show the choices the defendant could have…

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FWD:  Reliable winter driving, reliable tool in depositions

It’s that time of year. Snow is in the forecast and you break out the four-wheel-drive vehicle for its reliability in the questionable weather. FWD is proven to help you navigate through the unpredictable snow, sleet and ice.  By that same token, we want to be able to rely on deposition testimony as carved in…

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Full-Day Session: Advanced Deposition Strategy and Tactics

Presenting to the Tennessee Trial Lawyers’ Association in a full -day session on Advanced Deposition Strategy and Tactics, hosted at Nashville School of Law. The day was jam-packed with information, including developing a discovery plan, basic skills to discover everything a witness knows, depositions of corporate representatives, difficult and evasive witnesses, and medical and other…

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Using Clean Language in Depositions

As a general principle, the first response of a witness is never everything they know or feel about a subject. That’s why one of the fundamental skills for good depositions is “exhaustion”, asking “what else”, “tell me more” etc. until we are satisfied we have enough to move on. Three years ago, I started studying clean language at the behest of one…

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View from our window

We hope you enjoy the sight of early summer as much as we do. Here’s the view from Miller Law Offices in Nashville. As always, please reach out to us at 615-356-2000 if we can help you.

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Free NAPLA webinar on Monday, April 10

I am looking forward to presenting a free webinar session on “Wordless Persuasion” for the National Association of Premises Liability Attorneys on Monday, April 10. Details and the link to register are in the flyer below.

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Happy New Year!

2022 has been a year of learning with interesting work and law firms that know how to work a case. Some of the trial consulting cases we have been working on in 2022 include: While it has varied from case to case and throughout the year, we have done individual discovery and landmine planning; case…

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