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Jill E. Huntley Taylor, Ph.D.

Jill E. Huntley Taylor, Ph.D.

Dispute Dynamics, Inc.
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Dr. Jill Huntley Taylor is a Director with Dispute Dynamics, Inc. and heads the firm's Philadelphia office. She joined Dispute Dynamics in 1998.

Dr. Huntley Taylor has worked on behalf of her clients in courtrooms throughout the country, alongside some of the best lawyers and law firms. Her experiences include case theme and strategy development, jury research, assistance with jury selection and voir dire, witness preparation, assistance with opening statements and closing arguments, development of juror profiles, shadow juries, and juror interviews.

She has had key involvement in over 700 cases around the country and in Puerto Rico. That experience is in a wide variety of case types, including: antitrust, contract, employment, fraud, intellectual property, product liability, professional malpractice, and securities.

Dr. Huntley Taylor is the author of several published articles on the topics of civil jury decision-making, punitive damages, the story model, sexual harassment, the use of trial themes, opening statements, jury selection, wage and hour litigation, and fairness in employment litigation. Her articles have appeared in Law and Human Behavior, the Daily Journal, Employment Discrimination Report, Workplace Law Report, the California Labor and Employment Bulletin, and the Association of Business Trial Lawyers Report.

Dr. Huntley Taylor is a regular presenter at law firm and corporate seminars. She is also an invited speaker at national, state, and local conferences on the topics of jury selection, gender in the courtroom, punitive damages, catastrophic injuries, generation X and Y jurors, opening statements, cross examination, and trial graphics. Some of the select conferences and organizations for these invited speeches include the ABA, ABA Employee Rights and Responsibilities, ABA Labor and Employment Law, American Psychological Association-Law Society, ASTC, DRI, Federal Bar Association, NAMWOLF, NELC, the State Bar Associations for NY, CO, WI, MO, and the NY City Bar.

Dr. Huntley Taylor attended Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California where she earned a Master of Arts and a Doctorate in Social Psychology. She conducted her dissertation research on the application of the story model to civil juror decision-making.


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