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In this episode, I’m taking you behind the scenes of a gripping courtroom drama, unraveling the intricate process of using virtual focus groups for a trial’s success. Let’s explore the case of an 18-wheeler collision through the eyes of Fidel Rodriguez, Jr., a seasoned trial lawyer, and discover how he harnessed the power of virtual focus groups to transform the case narrative. We’ll dissect the importance of visual evidence, tackle jury confusion, and reveal how meticulous tweaks based on focus group insights can lead to pivotal changes in a jury trial’s outcome.

This episode is more than just a recount of legal strategy – it’s a lesson in psychological finesse, where we reveal the courtroom as a theater and jurors as the audience whose verdict can pivot on a single piece of evidence. We walk through the dramatic transformation of a high-stakes liability case, scrutinizing every nuance from opening statements to surveillance footage. Take this front-row seat to witness the meticulous crafting of a winning case, proving that sometimes, the path to justice is through the screen of a virtual focus group.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • The importance of visual evidence
  • Addressing jury confusion points
  • Shaping the case’s narrative based on focus group feedback
  • Pivoting strategies based on juror insights

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Ever wondered about setting up your own virtual focus group system? 

A system that could easily produce a virtual focus group that allows you to test your cases with lower cost and stress. 

Well, I am setting up an online course for lawyers to do just that on May 1st. But you need to be on my email list to get access, use this link:

Episode Credits

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