Mock Trials and Focus Groups

  • Trial Phase Focus Group or Mock Trial
    We give counsel a detailed opportunity to explore the ways jurors will understand your case broadly, or react to specific aspects of the case such as a single issue, strategic choice, or key...
  • Discovery Phase Focus Group
    Conducted early in, or prior to the discovery phase, we give counsel a timely opportunity to explore the ways jurors will understand the broad outlines of the case.
  • Online Jury Research
    When your needs call for a quicker turnaround, a larger sample of participants, or a specialized focus (like a single witness or issue), we conduct an online jury research project in order to...
  • Mock Bench Trial
    Mock bench trial research involves retired judges and/or attorneys with substantial relevant experience who hear summary arguments, give their assessment of the case and help strategize winning...
  • Mock Oral Argument
    For critical oral arguments, we conduct mock research with mock judges or board members who approximate the experience level of your actual decision maker(s).
  • Mock Arbitration
    Mock arbitration research involves presenting summary arguments parallel with the arbitration structure to a panel of mock arbitrators chosen to reflect your actual arbitrator or arbitration...
  • Case Settlement and Case Valuation Mock Trials
    By adapting the general tool of the mock trial to the specific questions that are preventing settlement, we are able to provide an expanded picture that can increase your client's knowledge and...
  • Mock Markman Hearing
    The mock Markman hearing enables you to test your oral argument with retired federal judges and/or senior attorneys with patent experience commensurate to that of your actual judge. We then...
  • Research-aided ADR
    We collaborate with the mediator who is working with both sides to resolve the case. To facilitate that, we design a research project -- a focus group, a mock jury, bench trial, or mock...
  • Written Brief Assessment Using Mock Judges
    As part of a mock bench trial, or as a stand-alone exercise, we recruit one or more mock judges and elicit reactions to your written brief through a detailed written questionnaire as well as...
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