Law360 Publishes “Pandemic-Era Lessons in Jury Selection, Court Dynamics” by Brian Stekloff

In an Expert Analysis article published by Law 360, Wilkinson Stekloff founding partner Brian Stekloff examines how the pandemic and the necessary use of transmission mitigation measures continue to impact jury selection and courtroom dynamics during in-person trials. Throughout a recent high-stakes product liability trial, Brian and his team adapted their approach in several ways and he shares his “lessons learned” here, including allocating more time for voir dire, interpreting prospective jurors’ questionnaire answers through the lens of the pandemic, and reassessing the physical setup of the courtroom to ensure all parties can hear and evaluate witness testimony despite masks and alternate seating arrangements. 

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