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BRITTA STANTON

Britta Stanton is a trial lawyer who wins in the courtroom. Having tried many cases to verdict in state and federal courts across the country, her opposition knows she’s ready to go to trial, which also gives her clients an advantage in settlement negotiations. Her clients call her their “go-to lawyer” for solving problems in business.

Not only is Britta a seasoned trial lawyer, she is also an experienced visual communicator, with a degree in communications from the University of Texas and experience assisting lawyers at AmLaw 100 firms with trial presentation, mock trials, and jury selection.

Britta believes courtroom successes are achieved when an attorney will take the time to listen to her clients to master the facts of each case. Her clients and their employees trust her, allowing her to learn the "story" of each case. She pieces the story together through the discovery process and uses that narrative to create a theme to connect with the jury.

Britta is an active member of First United Methodist Church in downtown Dallas and the Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court. She also serves as chair for the Advisory Committee for the Northern District of Texas courts. She is married and has four children.

Admissions & Memberships
Admitted to Texas Bar, 2002
Admitted to all Texas federal courts
Dallas Bar Association

Presentations
Using Videotaped Depositions at Trial, Dallas Bar Association, March 22, 2017
Ethical Issues that Arise at Trial, Dallas, Association of Young Lawyers, September 13, 2016
Impeachment in Five Simple Steps, Dallas Bar Association, March 22, 2016
Voir Dire: Recognizing the Social Leaders during Jury Deselection, Dallas Bar Association, March 1, 2015
SMU School of Law, periodic guest lecturer regarding electronic and demonstrative evidence
Demonstrative Evidence lecture, Dallas Bar Association, Fall 2014

Education
Baylor Law School, magna cum laude, 2002

  • Baylor Law Review

University of Texas at Austin, BS advertising 1998
Uppsala Universitet, Uppsala, Sweden, studied language and economics

Publications
Masks Hide More Than Faces During Trial, co-author with Clint Townson, Ph.D., Article, Dallas Bar Association Headnotes, January 2021
Designing Winning Strategy: The Value of Discovery-Phase Jury Research, co-author with Carolyn Spencer-Mork, jury consultant, The National Law Review, Jan. 19, 2021
Insurance Is for Times of Crisis: Jurors’ Views on Insurance and Policy Interpretation During the COVID-19 Pandemic, IMS | TFP COVID-19 Research Insights, Oct. 19, 2020
Foreseeability: What Constitutes Preparedness in the Face of COVID-19? The National Law Review, co-author with Chris Ritter and Clint Townson, Ph.D., Aug. 30, 2020
The Letter of the Law Amid COVID-19: Has the Pandemic Changed the Way Juries Use Logic and Checklists to Make Decisions? IMS | TFP COVID-19 Research Insights, Aug. 27, 2020
Foreseeability: What Constitutes Preparedness, In the Face of COVID-19? IMS | TFP COVID-19 Research Insights, Aug. 27, 2020
On COVID Time: Why Timelines Are More Important Than Ever, IMS | TFP COVID-19 Research Insights, Aug. 27, 2020
Seven Principles Attorneys Should Follow to Persuade Juries, IMS | TFP Insights, May 6, 2020
On COVID Time: Why Timelines Are More Important Than Ever, The National Law Review, co-author with Clint Townson, Ph.D., Aug. 28, 2020
Leveraging Graphics and the Tools of Persuasion at Trial and in Remote Settings, Podcast, IMS Insights, June 9, 2020
Impeachment in Five Simple Steps, Dallas Bar Association Headnotes, March 2014
Voir Dire and Separating the Sheep from the Goats, Dallas Bar Association Headnotes, Trial Skills focus issue, 2014

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