BS, Purdue University

Illustrator/New Media Design

Certified iPro Trial Director Trainer

Adobe Creative Suite

Powerpoint

Litigation Support

Multimedia organization & presentation

David C. Bartholomew

Graphic Artist, Indianapolis
Mr. Bartholomew works with clients to conceptualize, design, and create compelling graphics, demonstrative exhibits, and electronic presentations for use in trials, hearings, arbitrations, mediations, and other proceedings. Often, Mr. Bartholomew's work is tested and refined through focus groups, mock trials, and other jury research. His work ranges from static exhibit boards to interactive electronic presentations, animations, and 3-D models. A consistent thread throughout all of his work is the focus on effectively communicating complex information in a manner that is both comprehensible and compelling.
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Alerts and Updates

Demonstratives: Schematic Graphics

A Schematic is a visualization of information in simplified or symbolic form that can help jurors understand complex processes. ThemeVision has found schematics to be an important communication tool in a wide variety of case types and whether the audience is a judge or a jury.

ThemeVision Welcomes New Research and Project Coordinator, Courtney Tharp

ThemeVision Welcomes New Research and Project Coordinator, Courtney Tharp. As ThemeVision’s Research and Project Coordinator, Courtney Tharp will works closely with clients and the research team to design, plan, coordinate, and seamlessly execute jury research projects ranging from surveys to full mock trials

Congratulations to ThemeVision’s Newest Litigation Consultant, Hillary Abraham!

Hillary has been ThemeVision’s project coordinator for the past year, but she brought to the team a strong multidisciplinary research background that tapped in to individual and collective perceptions over a range of topics – exactly what is needed for quality jury research. We are thrilled she’s continuing to apply her knowledgeand experience in the … more »

Demonstrative Lists/Comparative Lists/Checklists

May 2021 Lists of evidence are often persuasive in the courtroom, but can also be difficult for decision-makers to remember. A Demonstrative Checklist is a great way to summarize lists of items/criteria/requisites and at the same time make those lists vivid and memorable. Use checklists to engage the audience with your case facts. A checklist can … more »

The COVID Effect Part 2: Measuring the Impact on Juror Perspectives

By Dennis Devine, Dennis Stolle, Trisha Volpe, & Hillary Abraham Jury trials are starting up again—but the world has changed. ThemeVision recently conducted a national survey of 532 U.S. adults to assess the impact of COVID and other 2020 events on civil juries. We previously reported that about half the people we surveyed said they … more »

Demonstratives: Digital Graphic Overlays

Digital Graphic Overlays are layered materials designed for presentation on top of or in front of, another image/object. These overlay graphics are usually a set of image layers and often include transparency or opacity.

Demonstratives: Summary Evidence

Presenting a mountain of numbers and documents in evidence to judges and juries is often an overwhelming task.
Because the average juror is more likely to remember what they see rather than what they hear, it is helpful to incorporate visual depictions of summary evidence whenever possible.

ThemeVision Sponsors North Central Region Trial Academy

September 11-13, 2014, ThemeVision served as a sponsor of the 2014 North Central Region Trial Academy held in Merrillville, Indiana, which was co-hosted by the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana. ThemeVision’s graphic artist, Dave Bartholomew, attended and took part in the mock trial presentations.

ThemeVision Sponsors DRI Toxic Tort & Environmental Law Seminar

On February 20-21, 2014, ThemeVision served as a sponsor of the DRI Toxic Tort & Environmental Law Seminar that was held in New Orleans, LA. The seminar was attended by ThemeVision consultant, Christina Studebaker. This is the second year in a row that ThemeVision has sponsored the DRI Toxic Tort seminar.

Creating effective courtroom graphics.

Bartholomew, D. & Stolle, D. P. (November 2013). Creating effective courtroom graphics. Invited lecture to Media Arts & Science Program at Indiana University School of Informatics, Indianapolis, Indiana.

ThemeVision Sponsors Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair for Law Students

On August 8, 2013, ThemeVision served as a sponsor of the Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair. The keynote luncheon was attended by ThemeVision consultants, David Bartholomew, Christina Studebaker, Dennis Stolle, and their guest, Barnes & Thornburg partner, Karoline Jackson.  The job fair attracted more than 70 students who interviewed with 28 employers.

Flash animations in the courtroom.

Bartholomew, D. C. & Stolle, D. P. (March 2010). Flash animations in the courtroom. Invited lecture at the Media Arts & Science Program of Indiana University’s School of Informatics, Indianapolis, Indiana.

ThemeVision’s Artist Tapped in Redesign of Governor’s Motorsports Web site

David Bartholomew, Graphic Artist for ThemeVision LLC, was part of a team selected to redesign Governor Mitch Daniels’ Indiana Motorsports Web site. The team was selected from outstanding students nominated by faculty at IUPUI. The selected group, from The Computer Graphics Technology Department, was assigned to analyze and re-tool the website: www.indianamotorsports.govThe project, a collaboration … more »

ThemeVision LLC Adds Graphic Artist as Resource to Clients in its Jury Research and Trial Consulting Practice

We are happy to announce the addition of David Bartholomew as ThemeVision LLC’s new graphic artist. David is primarily responsible for developing demonstrative exhibits, animations and electronic presentations for trials, hearings, arbitrations, and mediations as part of the services ThemeVision offers to its clients.David brings more than 11 years of graphic arts experience to the … more »

Get to know the team

Dennis P. Stolle, JD, PhD

Trisha Volpe, JD

Ken Broda Bahm, PhD

Dennis J. Devine, PhD, MJ

Hillary C. Abraham, MS

Courtney Tharp, CRP