Dimitrius' best-selling book, 2008
Jo-Ellan Dimitrius, a consultant who recently assisted on the Casey Anthony trial, will deliver at Town Hall Lecture in North Platte on May 7.
Dimitrius is a trial and jury consultant and has evaluated more than 10,000 jurors, witnesses, lawyers, and even judges, during trial. Dimitrius advises attorneys how regular people, like those who would be on a jury, would respond to witnesses, claims and defenses.
Her astonishing ability to understand and predict the behaviors of jurors, witnesses and judges led her to being nicknamed "The Seer" by American Lawyer magazine.
Dimitrius also advised defense attorneys in the O.J. Simpson trial, the trial of four LA police officers who were accused of beating Rodney King, the Nightstalker (Richard Ramirez), McMartin Preschool, Reginald Denny, John duPont, Francis Ford Coppola [“Pinocchio trial”], Jayson Williams, Scott Peterson, Kobe Bryant, Robert Blake, and criminal and civil cases related to the Enron prosecution.
Dimitrius will speak in North Platte at 10:30 a.m.
Admission is by membership in the series.
Also, memberships for the 2013-14 series (Sept., Oct. April, May costs $60 for all four lectures. Each lecture is at 10:30 a.m. at the Neville Theater in North Platte. There is an optional luncheon with question and answer session at the Quality Inn after each lecture.
North Platte is the only lecture series stop between Omaha and Denver, organizer Brenda Klemm said.
Betty Guynan is the membership chairperson and she can be reached at (308)530-8448, or tickets can be purchased on May 7 before the lecture.
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