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Trial Kaleidoscope: Perspectives on going to trial during COVID

Published by San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
and MemberCentral
Learning Objectives
  • Lessons learned from jurors who served during the pandemic
  • Who is showing up for jury duty and how the pool differs from pre-COVID
  • Best practices for using a juror questionnaire and conducting voir dire
  • Tips for communicating with jurors
  • Technology tricks for running your trial smoothly


Two experienced trial lawyers and a J.D. jury consultant share what they’ve learned going to trial during COVID. Find out who is showing up for jury duty, how the jury pool today differs from pre-COVID days, and lessons learned from jurors who have served during the pandemic. Speakers will cover best practices for using a juror questionnaire and conducting voir dire remotely and in person. They will give tips on communicating with jurors that work in live trials as well as virtual trials. The presentation also covers admitting evidence remotely, presenting evidence effectively and technology tricks for running the trial smoothly.

Carol L. Bauss

Carol Bauss, J.D. Ms. Bauss has been a Senior Litigation Consultant with NJP Litigation Consulting for over 25 years. Drawing... Read More

Stuart Chandler

Stuart Chandler has been practicing in Fresno since 1979. He handles primarily auto cases, but also wage and hour class... Read More

Brittany Rogers

Brittany Rogers solidified her desire to make a career of advocating for individuals during an internship at a consumer law... Read More

Originally Published
April 8, 2021

Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
  • Trial Kaleidoscope: Perspectives on going to trial during COVID
  • Trial Kaleidoscope: Perspectives on going to trial during COVID - Materials

How To Attend
Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

Technical Requirements
You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

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