David A. Wenner

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Industry Law
Occupation Attorney/Jury Consultant
Location Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Introduction David A. Wenner, M.S.W., J.D. primarily represents consumers of the health care industry who have been harmed as a result of medical and hospital negligence. He also consults with other attorneys as a Jury and trial consultant and conducts research and publishes on jury judgment and decision-making. He is recognized nationwide as an authority on jury judgment and decision-making and lectures frequently for continuing legal education programs. Mr. Wenner was co-chair of the AAJ/ATLA Blue Ribbon Committee to study jury bias and developed the Jury Bias Model™ through his research with Gregory S. Cusimano. He studied psychotherapy with famed psychiatrist Milton Erickson, M.D., whose work is a theoretical underpinning of the Jury Bias Model™. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Wenner worked in private practice conducting individual, group and family psychotherapy. In addition, he was a social worker in a variety of community mental health and hospital settings. Together with Mr. Cusimano, he created ATLA’s award-winning “Overcoming Jury Bias” seminar. He is currently the Chair of the AAJ Jury Project and a Co-Chair of the AAJ Jury Bias Litigation Group.