the foundation of ComCon's services


ComCon's Mantras


experience   ·   knowledge   ·   skill  


difficult venues   ·   civil & criminal cases  


practice   ·   principle   ·   published literature  

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Promoting the power of persuasion in litigation in depositions, motions, hearings, mediations, arbitrations and trial. Making cases compelling for decision-makers faced at each litigation stage.

see also   SERVICES  and   CASES  and   SLIDE SHOWS


Experience, knowledge and skill are the basis of ComCon's expertise. ComCon’s experience is significant, its authority recognized, and its talent and proficiency exceptional.



ComCon consultants offer experience guided by research, practice based on principle, and advice grounded in knowledge.

  • over 17 years experience on both civil and criminal matters
  • social scientific data gathered in hundreds of focus groups, attitude surveys, venue studies, mock trials, juror questionnaires, jury selections (voir dire) and post-verdict interviews
  • countless observations of judges, witnesses, attorneys, hearings, mediations and trials

At ComCon, experience accumulates meaningfully over time and is utilized to assist with each case, venue and client.

Learn more [About] ComCon, our [Credentials], and our [Services].


ComCon consultants emphasize persuasion and communication for effective advocacy throughout the litigation process.

  • published in numerous scholarly, legal and lay outlets
  • award winning cases, articles, and courses
  • sought after by scholars, attorneys, journalists and CLE providers for knowledge and expertise

Check out ComCon's [Kollectionns] for persuasion tips, litigation articles, jury research, slide shows, visual resources, trial books and useful links for litigators.



Puzzle Solved

ComCon consultants get results:

  • largest single award ever against the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
  • reduced $5 million in damages to $250,000 in joint venture case
  • selected LWOP jury in high profile death penalty case
  • facilitated NGRI verdict in first degree murder case
  • in 3 days helped a CEO witness go from a 2 of 10 (in unprepared deposition) to an 8 of 10 (at trial)
  • assisted difficult mediation to reach settlement
  • advised election of a bench trial resulting in complete client verdict

ComCon improves the persuasiveness of your case and witnesses for motions, depositions, hearings, mediations, arbitrations and trial.

Read more about ComCon's [Cases].


ComCon specializes in difficult venues, and maintains an active and significant practice in both civil and criminal cases.


ComCon specializes in difficult venues nationally.

  • located in California
  • experienced in, and knows how to adapt to, some of the most difficult venues in the country (e.g., Madison County, Mississippi, Louisiana, Cleveland, Los Angeles, Chicago, Texas, Wilmington, etc.)

ComCon is experienced in adapting to difficult venues throughout the U.S.

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Rare among litigation consultants, ComCon is extensively experienced in both criminal and civil cases, and deliberately maintains a practice that is evenly split between the two.

  • Personal injury
  • Toxic torts
  • Premises liability
  • Products liability
  • Construction defect
  • Environmental
  • Contract
  • Insurance
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Professional liability
  • Entertainment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Employment
  • Discrimination
  • Civil Rights
  • Death penalty
  • Insanity
  • Murder
  • Kidnapping
  • Gang Charges
  • Infanticide
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child Abuse
  • Rape
  • Child Molestation
  • Internet Solicitation
  • Sexual Assault
  • Fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Tax Evasion
  • Securities



ComCon grounds its advice in knowledge, a knowledge based on practice, principle and the published literature.


MeetingIn Court

Learn about ComCon's practice:

Learn about newsworthy cases on which ComCon has worked in [Cases in the News], or check out a featured case on:

Read summaries of individual cases to gain insight into issues in [Case Studies], or check out a featured case study on:

Look at data about jurors' beliefs, attitudes and behaviors in [Slide Shows], or check out a featured slide show on:

Read and watch ComCon's news commentary on high profile cases and jury-related issues in [Media Interviews], or check out a featured interview on:


Learn principles guiding ComCon's advice:

See demonstrations of principles underlying witnesses' judgment, awareness, memory and perception in [Visual Resources], or check out a featured visual resource on:

Explore essays, commentaries and articles about communication in litigation in [Articles], or check out a featured article on:

Look at lists, essays and tips about persuading other people in [Persuasion Tips], or check out a featured tip on:

Explore blogs and newsletters about juries and jurors, jury issues, and trial attorney resources in [Links for Litigators], or check out a featured link to the:



Library Stacks

Learn more about jurors, juries, pesuasion and trial advocacy:

Peruse summaries of published jury research to gain insight into jurors in [Online Jury Research Updates], or check out a featured Update on:

Peruse organized bibliographies about trials and trial advocacy in [Kellermann Kollectionn's of Trial Books]. Check out:

  • HELPFUL TRIAL BACKGROUND BOOKS for books on topics related to communication, advocacy, people, social and public issues, and justice in the trial process

Interested or want to know more? contact ComCon