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Trial by Woman Featured and Sold on GOOP!

Trial Guides is pleased to announce that Trial by Woman is available for sale on Goop.  Read Goop's description of the Trial by Woman book on their list of "6 Books—by Female Authors—That Will Inspire Your Career".  Goop has also featured Trial by Woman authors Courtney Rowley and Theresa Bowen Hatch in a valuable Q & A called "How to Get Paid What You're Worth".  Get your copy of Trial by Woman today! Trial by Woman By: Courtney Rowley & Theresa Bowen Hatch Paperback - $24.95

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Sales Tax Charges on Purchases at Trial Guides

Sales Tax Charges on Purchases at Trial Guides
Since the beginning of Trial Guides in 2004, we prevented customer sales tax charges by placing our headquarters in Oregon, one of five states with no sales tax.   
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Karen Koehler Wins Record $123 Million PI Trial Jury Verdict in Washington State.

Karen Koehler Wins Record $123 Million PI Trial Jury Verdict in Washington State.
On February 7, 2019, Trial Guides contributor Karen Koehler (Preparing for Deposition Video) completed a four month trial that resulted in a record $123 Million PI trial jury verdict in Washington State.  Koehler was lead attorney, assisted by second chair Andrew Ackley, and a supporting trial team from the law firm Stritmatter Kessler Koehler Moore. 
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Book Review: Recovering for Psychological Injuries, Third Edition

By Michael Sporer, Sporer, Mah & Co, New Westminster, BC Originally published in the Fall 2017 issue of The Verdict, the award-winning publication of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia. In his classic 1975 book Trial Advocacy, Professor James W. Jeans wrote, “[t]he most difficult challenge that the plaintiff’s lawyer will face in closing argument is that of presenting an evaluation of the plaintiff’s pain and suffering, past and future.”[1] Jeans, who died in 2006, was one of the leading trial advocacy teachers of his time. He offered various ways to present the pain and suffering flowing from physical disability and disfigurement. But...

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Ask, Analyze, and Act

Ask, Analyze, and Act

Ashley B. Fournet reviews Winning Case Preparation: Understanding Jury Bias by David R. Bossart, Gregory Cusimano, Edward H. Lazarus & David A. Wenner  Winning Case Preparation: Understanding Jury Bias is a book from which every lawyer can benefit. David Bossart, Gregory Cusimano, Edward Lazarus, and David Wenner use their collective knowledge and experience as trial lawyers and jury bias experts to identify and discuss how to combat anti-plaintiff jury biases. An essential read for trial lawyers, this book provides excellent insights into how to configure your case. Building on their focus group research, the authors describe five common biases jurors may exhibit—suspicion, victimization, personal responsibility,...

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