Witness Credibility

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).

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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.