STORYTELLING IN COURT
At The Strategic Image, we know that to wind up in the Winner's Circle, you must run the smartest race. In the 21st Century, that means one thing: You must become a Master Storyteller in court.
Gone are the days when merely presenting a strong fact pattern through oral argument and witness testimony wins the jury's vote. Modern jurors are a whole new breed. Programmed by decades of TV-watching, movie-going, and surfing the 'Net, jurors need visuals to process and retain case information and require the narrative of story to put the evidence into context and understand what it means.
To ensure you'll craft a powerfully persuasive story illustrated by great litigation graphics and present it with skill and flair in court, we...
WE MAXIMIZE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING
For a trial lawyer, winning is everything. But winning can be an elusive goal. All too often jurors misunderstand key evidence, forget critical case information, discount witness testimony, and find for the opposition’s client, not yours.
The experienced trial consultants at The Strategic Image solve these problems so that the verdict you get is the verdict you want.
How do we do it? We exploit the wisdom of social science research and employ the storytelling techniques perfected by Hollywood and television news so that that our clients deliver concise, cohesive, emotionally compelling courtroom presentations that minimize the unpredictability of the verdict and maximize the odds they’ll win. Like winning racehorses, our clients arrive at the finish line well ahead of the field. They have argued their cases with the power, clarity, and vision that sways judges, jurors, mediators, and arbitrators alike.
HOW WE WORK
As a trial attorney, you know that experienced trial consultants and skilled graphics artists can help you make a big impact in court. You also know your client has a budget.
At The Strategic Image, we provide top-flight trial consulting and superb legal graphics at a price your clients can afford. Drawing from a large pool of highly experienced litigation industry professionals (many of whom we've worked with for years), we carefully match skills, talent, and services to the specific demands of your job and field a team custom-tailored to your needs. We guide the team's efforts, supervise their work and manage their time, but submit only one bill to you. You get the "Dream Team," but avoid the administrative hassle and the pain of subsidizing corporate overhead and employee benefits in every bill.
Best of all, we don't send marketing personnel to your office. We ...
WHO WE ARE:
Founder and Senior Trial Consultant, Karyn J. Taylor
Karyn J. Taylor comes to the legal field after a long and distinguished career in broadcast journalism. A former Producer/Director/Writer for CBS News' 60 Minutes, ABC News' 20/20 and Closeup, PBS' Frontline and more, Karyn is a Trial Consultant and master storyteller with 25 years of experience crafting concise, emotionally compelling stories for film, television, print, and court. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Wellesley College and a recipient of Stanford University's prestigious John S. Knight Fellowship for Professional Journalists who has won over fifteen journalism and filmmaking awards and has been nominated for two EMMY's, the Writer's Guild Award, the Humanitas Prize, and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award. In 2004, Karyn became a Finalist (top 10 out of 6,073 entries) in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting---the equivalent, for a budding screenwriter, of being nominated for an Oscar by the very people who award the Oscars.
Karyn was introduced to the field of Trial Consulting while covering a product liability lawsuit for 60 Minutes. She...