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I L T A W H I T E P A P E R | L I T I G A T I O N A N D P R A C T I C E S U P P O R T 71 T H E S T R U G G L E I S R E A L : U S I N G T R I A L T E C H N O L O G Y W I T H M I L L E N N I A L S I N T H E J U R Y B O X once ok to show a basic bar chart or a pie chart has now changed. Effects that give a 3-D look or using the new animated techniques built in to today's software allow the presenter to catch the eye of the trier of fact with a substantive point that appeals visually and contextually to the mindset of millennial jurors. ILTA Millennials are less trusting and, as mentioned, very skeptical. Consider the graph above. The survey done shows that Millennials are less trusting of others compared to the other generations by as much 150%. Their scores show in the 18% -25% range compared to other generations who are in the 40% - 50% range. Understand that millennial jurors feel that their youth and inexperience do not prevent them from being leaders and having opinions. Communication strate has also evolved to keep the interest of millennials. Visual advocacy has taken a new approach than it did 25 years ago. What was Tim Piganelli is a litigation consultant in the areas of eDiscovery and trial consulting. He is nationally recognized as a pioneer and leader implementing technology to the legal profession and has been consulting to professionals across the country since 1989. He has consulted on thousands of cases, and assisted clients in over 250 in-court trials, logging over 20,000 courtroom hours since his first trial in 1993. He also has taught hundreds of CLE seminars and written several articles over his 30-year career. S O U R C E : G E N E R A L S U R V E Y D ATA , 1 9 8 7 - 2 0 1 2 P E W R E S E A R C H C E N T E R The author of this article would like to thank Rick R. Fuentes of R&D Strategic Solutions for his gracious contributions to this article.

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