To make a winning argument, you MUST make an argument that people can remember. In this 3-minute ThemeVision LLC video for lawyers, Dr. Stolle discusses the psychology of how to make an argument stick.
This new platform is demanding lawyers develop new performance and advocacy skills. In our latest ThemeVision Focus video – check out this interview with Amy M. Stewart who represented a party in one of the country’s first Zoom trials during the pandemic. Learn more about her experience and the potential for video conference trials to … more »
The Psychology of Trying Your Civil Case to a Judge Instead of to a Jury With the pandemic, should you waive your right to a jury to help move your case forward to trial? In this 3-minute ThemeVision LLC video, Dr. Stolle addresses the psychology of how judges and juries think about cases differently, and … more »
Asking questions is an important part of being a lawyer no matter what your practice area. Asking GOOD questions can sometimes be a challenge. What if you’re at trial? Or speaking with a client? Learn more about the strategy behind good questions in this ThemeVision Focus video.
How likely are you to win your lawsuit or your legal motion? Cognitive science sheds light on how to answer that question – with accuracy. Watch this ThemeVision Focus video to hear what you need to know.
COVID-19 has dominated all facets of life in the last four months. How courts will handle jury trials in the coming months has been a topic of particular interest to the legal community.
Sometimes a few simple tools and tricks can make all the difference in your video conference calls. How can you point to important sections in documents or review documents more efficiently during a video conference? What about good lighting? These are all important questions as we try to balance presenting our best selves as lawyers … more »
Dr. Dennis P. Stolle’s next installment in the ThemeVision Focus Video Series. This video delves into the psychology of good lawyering and fending off decision fatigue. Dr. Stolle, a legal psychologist, offers 5 of his top tips for improving your decision making under difficult circumstances like long trials, depositions, arbitrations, or negotiations. These tips are … more »
Preparing for trial during a pandemic: ThemeVision is here to help you develop winning case strategies – remotely. COVID-19 has put some cases and trials on hold, but that means now is the time to get ready for the rush when court calendars are back on track. ThemeVision is a full service litigation consulting firm now offering all of our services via video conference. Learn what mock jurors think about your case, develop case themes and trial communication strategies or prepare your witnesses to testify – all remotely. Read this article to learn more about our remote consulting services to help you gain insight about your case and continue to prepare for trial, mediation or any dispute.
By Dennis Devine In the classic 1995 film, The Usual Suspects, Keyser Soze (pronounced Kaiser So-zay) is a shadowy, larger-than-life character. His unseen, ubiquitous presence directs and controls the actions of an assembled group like some nefarious puppet-master. The central question of the film is: Who is Keyser Soze? Let’s consider how this mystical character … more »