Meet Dr. Jill Huntley Taylor a social psychologist who has focused her curiosity about group dynamics and decision-making into a successful career in jury and trial consulting. Among other tools, Jill uses the “Story Theory” to assist trial attorneys present their most compelling and persuasive stories. The approach captures the “story” that a juror will create based on personal experiences and the evidence presented at trial. The juror uses this story to explain the case and come to a decision. Jill overlays the story approach with data collected from jurors – examining their attitudes, listening to their decisions and analyzing results. During COVID-19, Jill took the bold leap to open her own firm after 22 years. Jill describes herself as a collaborative leader and likes to engage her team. She believes being a leader means being a role model and learning to listen well.
I think you will enjoy hearing Jill’s views on trial preparation and jury selection, leadership and more.
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