Responsible for the preparation and presentation of evidence for trial, arbitrations, mediations, hearings, jury research and client meetings. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a trial teams throughout the litigation lifecycle. This individual will be responsible for identifying and scanning exhibits, setting up the courtroom, and sitting ‘hot seat’ during trial.
Trial logistics – Follow thru with logistical coordination received from Senior Trial Presentation Consultant/Coordinator and/or external litigation team members (paralegals, associates, trial attorneys). Confirm lines of communication to carry out all trial logistics as listed below.
Internal team communication – Collaborate and communicate with internal interdisciplinary groups in the litigation consulting departments (graphic designers, jury consultants, etc).
Court room technology – Design courtroom display schematics for courtroom and install presentation equipment. Survey courtroom and recommend best use of presentation display technology (projectors, monitors, VGA distribution boxes, VGA switchers, audio, document projectors, matrix switches)
Trial exhibits – Knowledge and understanding of all trial exhibits for presentation (documents, spreadsheets, graphic demonstratives etc). Ability to discuss and advise on appropriate use of trial exhibits, videos, graphics/demonstratives.
Manage, create and assemble trial exhibits – Receive electronic and or paper exhibits from client. Manage document conversion internally or with outside vendors (scanning specs, Output specifications, costs, etc.) to build document data base with in Trial Director. Understanding of Adobe software to convert and label documents as needed.
Video preparation and editing for trial – Ability to prepare, convert, edit and synchronize video using standard off the shelf software (Adobe Premier, TMPG, etc) and industry specific software such as Time Coder Pro, Live Note and Trial Director.
War-room set up – Assess and advise on clients’ needs for on-site/mobile war room. Basic knowledge of networking for wired and wireless access to printers and scanners.
On the fly graphics – Develops and edit simple graphic images and exhibits using standard off the shelf software packages such as Microsoft Office suite of products and Adobe design software.
Presentation at trial – Court room multimedia presentation and hot-seat operation. On the fly capabilities including real time document annotations, creation of transcript designations, video editing and clip creation using Trial Director
Support Trial team – Work onsite with trial support team assisting with any necessary tasks including tasks within presentation scope and outside such as, but not limited to, court room set up, assisting with courtroom delivery and removal of documents, etc
Archiving and case finalization – archive or destroy (based on client orders) final trial data base of all exhibits on internal storage systems per company policies.
Focus Groups Presentation and data collection – Set up presentation technology at focus groups (same technology and software as used for trial presentation) Set up and operate data collection software onsite at research projects (Turning Point). Assist research team in facilitation of research project logistics. Deliver final data and videos to research team for processing. Deliver final data and videos to research coordinator for archiving.