Jillian conducts pretrial research on a variety of major personal injury and product liability cases. She assists with designing and conducting focus groups and mock trials, shadow juries and post-trial interviews. Jillian’s expertise in jury psychology and courtroom communications lend valuable insight on serial product liability jury selection teams.
While in law school, Jillian worked in the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, assisting in preparation of trials related to white-collar crime and criminal fraud. She also counseled victims of violent crimes and provided legal support in order of protection hearings. Before joining Trial Behavior, Jillian was a research associate at a litigation consulting firm in Phoenix.
Jillian received her J.D. from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. She also holds a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Forensics, Criminality & Law and a M.S. in Applied Psychology with an emphasis in Market Research, both from the University of Southern California. Her master’s research focused on the perceptions of expert witnesses in the courtroom and their effect on juror decision-making and final verdicts.