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The Jury is Out offers insight, experience and mentorship to trial attorneys who want to better serve their clients and improve their practice. Hosted by John Simon, Member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and Founder of the Simon Law Firm, Tim Cronin, Attorney at the Simon Law Firm, and St. Louis attorney Erich Vieth, named one of the top Appellate Attorneys in Missouri in 2021, The Jury is Out focuses on client relations, trial skills and firm management. Nationally recognized guests add depth and vision to the lively and inspiring discussion. Recognized by the National Law Journal as one of the winningest law firms in America, The Simon Law Firm has obtained more than $1 billion in verdicts and settlements in medical malpractice, personal injury and corporate law since the firm’s founding in 2000. The Jury Is Out is a production of The Simon Law Firm. Contact John and Erich at comments@thejuryisout.law.

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The Jury is Out offers insight, experience and mentorship to trial attorneys who want to better serve their clients and improve their practice. Hosted by John Simon, Member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and Founder of the Simon Law Firm, Tim Cronin, Attorney at the Simon Law Firm, and St. Louis attorney Erich Vieth, named one of the top Appellate Attorneys in Missouri in 2021, The Jury is Out focuses on client relations, trial skills and firm management. Nationally recognized guests add depth and vision to the lively and inspiring discussion. Recognized by the National Law Journal as one of the winningest law firms in America, The Simon Law Firm has obtained more than $1 billion in verdicts and settlements in medical malpractice, personal injury and corporate law since the firm’s founding in 2000. The Jury Is Out is a production of The Simon Law Firm. Contact John and Erich at comments@thejuryisout.law.

    EP 506- Nitrous Oxide Trial Part Two

    EP 506- Nitrous Oxide Trial Part Two

    Nitrous oxide is primarily used to make whipped cream, so why is it being sold in smoke shops? That’s what Johnny Simon wanted to know…and his winning argument will help remove this insidious poison from many communities. Hear the dramatic trial story, the personal toll on the victim’s family, and the landmark verdict in part two of our story.

    • 38 min
    EP 505- Nitrous Oxide Trial Part One

    EP 505- Nitrous Oxide Trial Part One

    This tragic death case was originally approached as a workplace safety issue. But when Johnny Simon heard the story, he took another approach….contending that the defendant was impaired while under the influence of nitrous oxide, which had been sold in a local smoke shop. By going after the nitrous oxide manufacturer with this novel approach, Johnny won one of the largest verdicts in Missouri history. Tune in as Johnny discusses his winning strategy.

    • 59 min
    EP 504- Mentorship with Mary Simon Part Two

    EP 504- Mentorship with Mary Simon Part Two

    In part two, we share our mentor’s most impactful lessons and talk about the benefits of building long lasting relationships through mentorship. No matter if you are the mentor or the mentee, taking time to share experience and expertise elevates our profession.

    • 22 min
    EP 503- Mentorship with Mary Simon Part One

    EP 503- Mentorship with Mary Simon Part One

    Mentorship improves competence and confidence. John brings his daughter Attorney Mary Simonto the mic to discuss the power of mentorship for personal and professional growth.

    • 32 min
    EP 502- Jury Nullification Part Two

    EP 502- Jury Nullification Part Two

    We continue our discussion on jury nullification with examples we’ve encountered in recent cases and offer tips on how you can address possible nullification issues through argument, motions in limine or jury instructions. Our best advice is to keep your eyes open through every step of the case and be prepared to take up the issue with the court.

    • 21 min
    EP 501- Jury Nullification Part One

    EP 501- Jury Nullification Part One

    Can a jury render a verdict that is outside the law? And if so, can you encourage them to do so? We’ll discuss the history of jury nullification, how some attorneys try to suggest that jurors can or should ignore evidence, and ways you can use voir dire to try to identify jurors who may consider nullification.

    • 25 min

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28 Ratings

Zach Cohen ,

Great Podcast

Really enjoying this podcast. It is a huge help and covers a lot of topics that are typically difficult to get advice/guidance on. I’d love if the show would do an episode on conducting early case analysis.

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Great Podcast

As a young lawyer I appreciate the insight offered on this podcast. The hosts do a great job of simplifying complex topics.

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