WHY C|T VINSON

WHO WE ARE

C|T Vinson is an international consulting firm based in London and Los Angeles comprised of behavioural science professionals dedicated to providing lawyers and their clients with answers to difficult questions about how arbitrators, judges and other decision makers will make decisions during a legal proceeding.

 

With Ph.D. specialists in the fields of, Psychology, Sociology, Social Psychology, Communications, and Statistical and Mathematical modelling, we provide sophisticated, state-of-the-art assistance to clients engaged in important disputes.

PSYCHOLOGY

SOCIOLOGY

SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

COMMUNICATIONS

STATISTICAL & MATHEMATICAL MODELLING

We do not practice law but we have spent decades assisting lawyers understand the process by which decision makers form opinions and reach conclusions in complex, high-risk, and high-profile legal disputes.

 

Rather than relying on conventional wisdom, traditional thinking, or stereotypical assessments of how decision makers will view the parties, facts and issues in a case, our advice to clients is based on scientific studies of how case facts, witness testimony and presentation strategies will persuade of fail to persuade decision makers. C|T Vinson draws on proven insights from the social sciences to help our clients understand the underlying cognitive processes of judges, arbitrators or jurors: how they think, what they think and why. Based on this knowledge, we then advise clients on how to communicate in ways that will work with and not against their audience’s perceptual framework and attitudinal predispositions.

As a result of our rigorous approach to assisting counsel preparing matters for arbitrations, bench, or jury trials, we have earned the confidence of major companies involved in “must win” cases for more than 40 years.

C|T Vinson draws on proven insights from the social sciences to help our clients understand the underlying cognitive processes

WHAT WE DO

We work with lawyers to provide them with insights and information to gain an advantage for their clients. Utilising sophisticated behaviour research, we help lawyers understand:

    The decisions arbitrators, judges, and other decision makers are likely to make and why. 

 

   The probabilities of winning or losing the case.

 

    Can verdict predispositions be changed or enhanced.

 

    Vulnerabilities, issues, and facts that will damage the client’s case.

 

    Credibility of fact and expert witnesses.

 

    Testing arguments, message, and themes for their effectiveness. Are there alternative strategies that will be more effective?

 

    Identifying in advance, the characteristics of decision makers that are likely to help or hurt the client’s case.

Based on this knowledge, we work with clients to:

    Develop presentation strategies that will be the most effective in persuading decision makers.

 

    Test the impact of these suggestions and evaluate the likely reactions of the ultimate decision making audience.

 

    Analyze the potential of alternative strategies.

 

    Provide an in-depth evaluation of the characteristics of decision makers that are likely to help or hurt the client’s case.

WHAT WE DO

We work with lawyers to provide them with insights and information to gain an advantage for their clients. Utilising sophisticated behaviour research, we help lawyers understand:

    The decisions arbitrators, judges, and other decision makers are likely to make and why. 

 

   The probabilities of winning or losing the case.

 

    Can verdict predispositions be changed or enhanced.

 

    Vulnerabilities, issues, and facts that will damage the client’s case.

 

    Credibility of fact and expert witnesses.

 

    Testing arguments, message, and themes for their effectiveness. Are there alternative strategies that will be more effective?

 

    Identifying in advance, the characteristics of decision makers that are likely to help or hurt the client’s case.

Based on this knowledge, we work with clients to:

    Develop presentation strategies that will be the most effective in persuading decision makers.

 

    Test the impact of these suggestions and evaluate the likely reactions of the ultimate decision making audience.

 

    Analyze the potential of alternative strategies.

 

    Provide an in-depth evaluation of the characteristics of decision makers that are likely to help or hurt the client’s case.

To protect confidentiality and counsel’s work product privilege, we are normally retained by counsel on behalf of the client.