Dr. Joseph Rice – Jury Research Institute
Dr. Joe Rice is a senior partner with Jury Research Institute, a national trial and jury research firm. Dr. Rice provides particular expertise in research design and statistical analysis related to jury selection and juror behavior, the evaluation and testing of case themes, witnesses and evidence in order to provide clients with an objective and realistic assessment of potential liability and damages. Through the use of focus groups, mock trials and surveys, Dr. Rice has been able to assist litigants in critical decisions related to discovery, settlement and trial strategy.
Dr. Rice has particular experience in the coordination of research and trial support services for complex litigation, which includes research in preparation for both bench and jury trials, coordination of graphic artists and the use of various courtroom display technologies. Reflecting his research and service philosophy, Dr. Rice becomes fully involved with the trial team to assist in the development of persuasive presentations by the trial attorneys and witnesses. Over the past 25 years Dr. Rice has been involved in a wide range of civil litigation on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants.
Education and personal:
Joe grew up in New York and received his undergraduate degree in psychology from SUNY-Cortland. Joe trained at the School of Experimental and Clinical Psychology, University of Alabama, where he received his PhD in Clinical Psychology, with specialized training in Psychology and Law.
Joe and his wife Joanne live in Alamo. They have three children, Kristen, Michelle and Patrick.