Truman & Associates

Patrice Truman, Esq.
Jury and Trial Consultant

  • National and statewide experience in numerous jurisdictions.

  • Consulting to plaintiff and defense counsel, civil and criminal.

  • Strategic aspects of pretrial and post-trial research:
    • focus groups
    • mock trials
    • witness assessment and preparation
    • mediation preparation and participation
    • deposition preparation
    • juror profiles
    • case analysis of strong/weak jury issues
    • demographic profiles
    • theme development
    • critique of opening statement/closing argument
    • prospective juror questionnaire
    • evaluation of juror questionnaire responses
    • voir dire strategy
    • jury selection assistance
    • trial monitoring
    • post-trial juror interviews

  • Author of articles published in Intellectual Property Today and San Francisco Lawyer.

  • Author of Truman & Associates newsletter, In Jurors' Own Words.

  • Featured speaker at bar associations, in-house corporate legal departments, law firms, and law schools.

  • Member:
    • American Society of Trial Consultants;
    • State Bar of California, active status;
    • National Program Awards Committee, American Inns of Court, Washington D.C.;
    • Consumer Attorneys of California;
    • President of The Lawyers' Club of San Francisco, November 2004-November 2005;
    • Master, Inns of Court (of the Lawyers' Club of San Francisco; Earl Warren Inn, Oakland, CA);
    • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association;
    • Association of Business Trial Lawyers;
    • California Women Lawyers.

For more information, contact:

Patrice Truman of Truman & Associates
(510) 528-4655 (voice)   (510) 528-3171 (fax)

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