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The Nuclear Verdicts Defense Institute

The only trial academy that teaches defense attorneys how to stop Nuclear Verdicts®!

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What is the
Nuclear Verdicts Defense Institute

Based on the principles set out in the best-selling book, Nuclear Verdicts: Defending Justice for All, the Nuclear Verdicts Defense Institute is a three-day educational experience for seasoned defense attorneys to improve their skills for stopping Nuclear Verdicts®. Through presentations and practical activities, attendees will learn proven strategies for defusing juror anger and defending against astronomical jury verdicts. The entire learning experience will be held in a private environment, reserved only for defense attorneys and with no clients, plaintiffs’ counsel, or sponsors present.

Who Should Attend

The advanced curriculum is designed for experienced defense attorneys who have tried jury cases and who want to learn the skills for combatting the evolving plaintiffs' bar tactics for enraging juries into delivering skyrocketing damage awards. Attendees will participate in exercises focused on the psychology that drives juries to deliver Nuclear Verdicts® and will learn why and how to change the way they defend their clients' cases to stop Nuclear Verdicts®.

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The Institute is the first educational experience teaching and training how to defend against Nuclear Verdicts. Even our competition! See what publishers think about this innovative project guiding the legal field into the future!

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Plaintiffs' Lawyers Are Changing Their Strategy
The Defense Needs to Change, Too!



Recognize the signs of an approaching nuclear verdict before it is too late! Our in-depth curriculum teaches the methods that address plaintiff's evolving tactics.



Learn from industry leaders, top law firm faculty, jury consultants, and defense lawyers through interactive workshops, engaging presentations, and small group activities.



Change the defense industry, become accredited in the strategies for stopping Nuclear Verdicts®, and develop the advanced skills to be the trial attorney your clients need.

Help Change the Defense Industry and
Stop Nuclear Verdicts® for Your Clients

Become an Accredited
Nuclear Verdicts® Defender

Every graduate of the Nuclear Verdicts Defense Institute will receive accreditation as Nuclear Verdicts® Defender, a badge endorsed by USD School of Law.