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Mock Juries and Your Case

Every personal injury case is unique. There are different facts surrounding what caused the injuries, the specific types of injuries vary, and the effect of those injuries on clients is different in every case we handle. It’s always difficult to predict how a jury will evaluate the facts and injuries, as well as determine an appropriate award to the injured person.

Presenting the facts of a case in front of a mock jury can help shed some light on any uncertainties before going to trial.

At Curcio Law, we have used mock juries in several situations, such as to help evaluate the value of a case. We enlist participants from the potential jury pool of the area where the trial is pending and provide a neutral overview of the facts of the case. The mock jury then deliberates amongst themselves as if it were the real trial. With the advantage of having an “open door” to the deliberations, we gain valuable insight into what the jury focuses on in a case, and the strengths and weaknesses of the case, which allows us to adjust accordingly. Most importantly, we gain firsthand knowledge of what similar jurors may award the injured party and why. This enabled us to strengthen our negotiation position with the insurance companies and to focus on the issues that a jury would believe most important.

Curcio Law is currently in the process of converting one of our conference rooms into a mock jury room. It is going to be equipped with microphones and cameras to capture the mock jury deliberations and how they reached their conclusion. We are excited to be able to provide this valuable service to our clients very soon.

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Thomas J. Curcio
Founder

Tom Curcio, the driving force behind Curcio Law, is a dedicated trial lawyer with more than 35 years of experience in Northern Virginia. He has dedicated his career to representing people who have been seriously injured through no fault of their own. He works tirelessly to obtain the compensation his clients are legally entitled to…

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Rakin Hamad
Associate

Rakin Hamad is a graduate of the George Mason Law School and joined Curcio Law as an associate in August 2018. Rakin works closely with Tom Curcio and staff in preparing cases from the initial client meeting through trial and has been a perfect fit for the firm. During law school, Rakin interned at the…

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Justin Curcio
Associate

Justin Curcio received his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law in 2015, where he was awarded an academic scholarship. During law school, he worked for the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office and the law firm of Bartlett, McDonough & Monaghan, LLP. Justin also spent a semester studying law at the University of Glasgow…

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Kathy McAfee
Office Manager

As the firm’s office manager, Kathy McAfee is dedicated to making sure the office runs smoothly and that the team has what it needs by way of resources, technology, and supplies to best serve our clients. Kathy graduated with a B.A. in Sociology from Roanoke College in 1986 and afterward, returned to Alexandria. She began…

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Riann Winget
Legal Assistant/Receptionist

Riann Winget, a native Texan, graduated with a BA in Psychology and a Minor in Legal Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 2017. She was a member of the varsity soccer team, Chi Omega Sorority, and was on the university board for Big Brothers Big Sisters. After graduation, she joined AmeriCorps and taught preschool…

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