Jurors determine the credibility of a witness based on their verbal and nonverbal behavior. Evidence provided by a nervous witness is likely to be discounted and may result in a lost case. Consultants at TrialEx hold PhDs in the social sciences and apply behavior modification techniques such as role-playing and modeling to increase the effectiveness of a witness’s communication during deposition and on the witness stand. Importantly, the content of a witness’s testimony, or what they say, is not altered. TrialEx’s Consultants abide by the ethical principles of the American Society of Trial Consultants (ASTC).
The goal of witness preparation is to help witnesses tell the truth in a clear and confident manner. Whether you are planning to present a lay or an expert witness, TrialEx’s consultants can enhance the effectiveness of their testimony.