Beth Bochnak Senior Litigation Consultant; President, NJP Litigation Consulting/East

Ms. Bochnak has studied juror attitudes and has applied social science research to understand juror decision-making for more than 25 years. She has conducted countless mock trials and focus groups; and helped many witnesses express themselves clearly and feel as comfortable as possible with the cross-examination process. She has drafted, read and analyzed thousands of supplemental juror questionnaires and assisted with voir dire and jury selections across the country.

She has worked with attorneys on hundreds of cases, including:

  • Federal and state criminal defense
  • Federal and state capital defense
  • Plaintiff personal injury
  • Civil rights
  • Employment discrimination

She is frequently a panelist and guest speaker for numerous Inns of Court and local bar associations, as well as:

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • EEOC
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Temple University Law School
  • Rutgers Law School

Education and Affiliations:

  • CUNY Graduate Center, Doctoral Program in Social/Personality Psychology
  • M.A., Psychology, CUNY Graduate Center, 1991
  • B.A., English, Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA, 1966