Tips for Selecting a Jury in a Defense Case

Criminal defense cases can be won or lost before they ever hit the courtroom depending on who is selected to be on the jury. Choosing jurors is part of an attorney’s job, and an experienced criminal lawyer will be able to weed out individuals who may potentially be harmful to his or her client.

Nashville criminal defense lawyer Brent Horst has been defending his clients from criminal accusations for more than 25 years. In that time, he’s developed a jury selection method that he has used to great success. In his jury selection tips, Brent describes what kind of questions to ask potential jurors, what kinds of occupations may not be sympathetic to criminal defense clients, and more.