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David Ball


David Ball, PhD., one of the nation's foremost jury consultants, is a leading authority on adapting audience persuasion techniques from theater and film to in-court use. Trained in communications, theater, and film, his credits as a director, producer, and playwright include the Guthrie Theater, Broadway and off-Broadway, Carnegie Mellon University, and Duke University, where he chaired Drama. Dr. Ball is a partner in Miller Malekpour & Ball, a North Carolina trial consulting firm that works on cases across the country. He has taught law students at Duke, Wake Forest, the universities of North Carolina, Minnesota, and Pittsburgh, and Campbell University as adjunct professor of law. Dr. Ball is one of the most in-demand CLE speakers in the country, and his NITA books Theater Tips and Strategies for Jury Trials and David Ball on Damages are national best-sellers.