This webinar counts as LIVE CLE credit in Kansas.
Jury Trials During the Coronavirus Epidemic:
Online, In-Person, and Jury Selection
Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
Noon - 1:40 PM CDT
Presented by Betty Dunkum Esq., Victory Trial Consulting
Course Description: How do we safely resume jury trials? Are online jury trials a viable option? What about jury selection? This program will discuss big picture issues relating to the coronavirus epidemic and jury trials. The program will examine restarting in-person jury trials, online jury trials, online grand juries, in-person jury selection under social distancing guidelines, jury selection in an online jury trial, considerations for attorneys and witnesses, and juror perceptions in an online trial. The program will discuss alternatives to a jury trial if, for example, a party needs a quick trial date.
Speaker’s Biography: Betty Dunkum is the CEO of Victory Trial Consulting (www.victorytrial.com), a full-service national trial consulting firm providing assistance to attorneys in case evaluation, jury research, trial strategy, thematic development, jury selection, trial communication, and witness evaluation. Ms. Dunkum, an honors graduate of Harvard Law School, advises litigants on major lawsuits around the country. Her clients have over $1 billion in jury verdicts and settlements during trial. Ms. Dunkum serves as a jury consultant advisor to the NYU School of Law Civil Jury Project, which is working to develop ways jury trials need to change in light of the coronavirus epidemic.
KBA MEMBER: $80