Amit Patel of ThemeVision presented at the 25th Annual Conference of the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana (DTCI) in South Bend, Indiana, held on November 15 and 16. Amit spoke with a panel of two other presenters regarding “Litigation Consulting Services, Including the Use of Focus Groups or Mock Trials for Trial Preparation.” His presentation … more »
ThemeVision consultants David Bartholomew and Amit Patel have earned TrialDirector certification. TrialDirector is a leading trial presentation application for organizing and presenting case documents and videos in court. TrialDirector certification requires more than 20 hours of intensive training, followed by successful demonstration of a high level of proficiency. For years, ThemeVision has used TrialDirector, a … more »
ThemeVision consultants, Christina Studebaker and Trisha Volpe, taught a national CLE seminar on voir dire and getting the information you need from and about prospective jurors. The seminar focused on how to prepare for and execute an effective jury selection and how to communicate strategically to get important insight from the people who will decide … more »
Dennis Stolle is the editor of Ethical Challenges for Psychology in the Justice System, published in the Winter 2016 issue of the American Psychology & Law Society News. The article, authored by Linda Chezem who is formerly a member of the Indiana Court of Appeals, explores ethical issues that accompany policy shifts toward treatment-oriented justice … more »
Dr. Christina Studebaker, vice-president of ThemeVision LLC, and Annamarie Daley, a partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s, organized a roundtable discussion for the ABA Women of the Section of Litigation conference that was held in Chicago November 11-13. The session focused on “Meeting the Challenges of Being a Female Litigator: Can We Get Past the … more »
ThemeVision LLC, the Firm’s jury research subsidiary, was a sponsor of the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana’s Rookie Seminar on April 17, 2015. Christina Studebaker and David Bartholomew both attended portions of the seminar on behalf of ThemeVision.
December 5, 2014, Dr. Christina Studebaker presented a talk titled “The Art of Witness Preparation: Preparing the Expert and Lay Witness” as part of an ICLEF Construction Accident Litigation seminar in Indianapolis. Dr. Studebaker discussed the effect of stress on performance, the use of witness preparation checklists, identifying and discussing witness fears, and special issues … more »
Dr. Christina Studebaker spoke at the Defense Counsel Trial of Indiana (“DTCI”) annual conference on the plaintiff trial strategy commonly referred to as the Reptile Strategy. Dr. Studebaker’s talk titled “Should You Be Afraid of Snakes? Analyzing the Plaintiff ‘Reptile Strategy’ and Ways to Defend Against It” was part of the plenary session. The conference … more »