Beginning on April 25 Randy and I started a three day jury trial in Bartow County Superior Court. The case involved a hotly disputed car wreck where our client suffered a torn rotator cuff. After three days of trial, and three and a half hours of deliberation, the jury returned a Plaintiffs’ verdict. Randy and I felt like we tried a good case, but late Friday night we got confirmation from a juror that we did in fact do a good job for our client. In an email, one of our twelve jurors wrote the following:
I felt the need to reach out to you since leaving the courthouse today. For what it is worth, I wanted to make sure you knew that I personally thought you did a wonderful job in presenting this case. It was well organized and thorough. I would have been proud to have you represent me. I have never been summoned or selected for jury duty, so this was my first experience with this process. It was a very unique and challenging experience. It really made me look at things in a different light. We all did not agree on every aspect of this case and it was very hard to persuade a few of the jurors. We had to make compromises which were frustrating. I took this role seriously, listened to all the evidence before making my decision and tried my very best to debate and reason with my fellow jurors.
Thank you for your time. Again, just wanted you to know that I thought you did a good job in proving your case.
Words like that make all the hard work and sleepless nights bearable.
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