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Johnson / Jensen LLP

Author: Travis Jensen

Posted on June 16, 2015

Getting the Outsider’s Perspective

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Posted on June 16, 2015 by

One year ago, Bob and I decided to begin occasional jury research as a part of our trial preparation. After going through the process and putting in the time, we have gained a deeper understanding of the importance of jury research. Why we do it A lot of research and time goes into preparing for…

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Posted on May 20, 2015

When Mediation Fails

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Posted on May 20, 2015 by

There are at least two sides to every story. And while you may think your side is the correct one, there will always be someone to dispute it. Going to trial to see if you’re right can be time consuming, expensive, and frustrating. Instead, we help our clients with the opportunity to resolve their case…

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Posted on March 27, 2015

How to Handle a Bicycle Accident

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Posted on March 27, 2015 by

Some thought it would never happen, but spring is finally arriving. And being in Indianapolis, this means the roads and trails will once again be populated with bicyclists. Just like pedestrians and motorcyclists, bicyclists have an equal right to the roadways in Indiana. Of course there are different risks to operating a bicycle due to…

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Posted on December 29, 2014

Not Everyone Wants to Hire a Trial Lawyer

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Posted on December 29, 2014 by

Most of our clients start out with a negative stereotype of lawyers. And how could we blame them, after being exposed to the lawyers who run commercials, National Political Discussions, or religious-based beliefs saying whether it’s right or wrong to sue? Some clients think they cannot afford a lawyer, because they don’t understand that we…

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Posted on February 25, 2014

On Losing a Trial

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Posted on February 25, 2014 by

I recently lost a trial. Like every other lawyer going through this experience, my iPad somehow found its way late at night to a variety of blogs on the topic, and books I have owned for years jumped off the shelves and fell open to sections like this one by Rick Friedman (a member of…

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Posted on September 3, 2013

Legal movies that inspire me: To Kill a Mockingbird

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Posted on September 3, 2013 by

Many lawyers cite To Kill a Mockingbird or its film adaptation as the reason they pursued a career in law. It’s easy to see why: the American Film Institute selected the story’s main character, Atticus Finch, as the greatest hero in American film, and the American Bar Association Journal gave the movie first place on its list of 25…

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Posted on July 10, 2013

Some legal movies that inspire me

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Posted on July 10, 2013 by

Legal movies are the perfect subgenre of drama. They have a good guy, a bad guy, and a conflict that must be resolved. It’s a really basic structure, but legal movies have an added layer of complexity that raises the stakes and draws out some terrific performances. In fact, some of the best movies of all…

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