Great attorneys never stop learning.

Welcome to Season Two of The Jury is Out

The Jury is Out offers insight, experience and mentorship to trial attorneys who want to better serve their clients and improve their practice.  Hosted by John Simon, Member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and Founder of the Simon Law Firm, and St. Louis attorney Erich Vieth, named one of the Top 30 Appellate Attorneys in Missouri in 2021, The Jury is Out focuses on client relations, trial skills and firm management. Nationally recognized guests add depth and vision to the lively and inspiring discussion.

Recognized by the National Law Journal as one of the winningest law firms in America, The Simon Law Firm has obtained more than $1 billion in verdicts and settlements in medical malpractice, personal injury and corporate law since the firm’s founding in 2000. The Jury Is Out is a production of The Simon Law Firm.

Contact John and Erich at comments@thejuryisout.law.

PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
June 16, 2021

EP214 – A Conversation with Tom Strong Part One

EP214 - A Conversation with Tom Strong Part One Tom Strong is a legendary Missouri…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
June 11, 2021

EP213 – Losing Sucks

EP213 - Losing Sucks We all hate to lose. But nobody wins every time. How…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
June 11, 2021

EP212 – Framing Your Case with Charla Aldous

EP212 - Framing Your Case with Charla Aldous If it’s a cause worth fighting for,…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
May 26, 2021

EP211 – Life After Law: MOLAP

EP211 - Life After Law: MOLAP Was it just a bad day in court, or…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
May 19, 2021

EP210 – How to Ask for Damages Part Two

EP210 - How to Ask for Damages Part Two You’ve got one shot to ask…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
May 12, 2021

EP209 – How to Ask for Damages Part One

EP209 - How to Ask for Damages Part One How do you put a price…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
May 5, 2021

EP208 – Life After Law: Moving On

EP208 - Life After Law: Moving On You invested years of your life and plenty…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
April 28, 2021

EP207 – Opioid Litigation with Tim Cronin

EP207 - Opioid Litigation with Tim Cronin When your doctor turns you into an opioid…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
April 27, 2021

Attorney Pat Malone is Recommending That We Violate Irving Younger’s Ten Commandments of Cross-Examination

John Simon and Erich Vieth invited celebrated attorney/author Pat Malone onto their podcast (Episodes 201…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
April 21, 2021

EP206 – Find Time for Time Management Part Two

EP206 - Find Time for Time Management Part Two Where the %^&* is that document?!…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
April 14, 2021

EP205 – Find Time for Time Management Part One

EP205 - Find Time for Time Management Part One A waste of time is the…
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April 13, 2021

True Crime Meets True Law: New Podcast Serializes Firm’s High-Profile Cases

Originally published on Missouri Lawyers Media. Attorneys for The Simon Law Firm in St. Louis…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
April 7, 2021

EP204 – How to Depose A Corporation Part Two

EP204 - How to Depose A Corporation Part Two Searching for information in a corporate…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
March 31, 2021

EP203 – How to Depose a Corporation Part One

EP203 - How to Depose a Corporation Part One John Simon believes the corporate representative…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
March 24, 2021

EP202 – Re-examine Your Cross-Examination with Patrick Malone Part Two

EP202 - Re-examine Your Cross-Examination with Patrick Malone Part Two Are you stuck in a…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
March 17, 2021

EP201 – More Confident Cross-Examination with Patrick Malone Part One

EP201 - More Confident Cross-Examination with Patrick Malone Part One Ready to take your cross-examination…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
October 28, 2020

EP134 – Settlements Part Two

EP134 - Settlements Part Two Settlement negotiations are not always successful. But you will always…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
October 21, 2020

EP133 – Settlements Part One

EP133 - Settlements Part One Are you settling your good cases and trying your bad…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
October 14, 2020

EP132 Auto Fraud with Bernard Brown

EP132 Auto Fraud with Bernard Brown Rebuilt wrecks. Odometer rollbacks. Car financing fraud. How can…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
October 7, 2020

EP131 Consumer Fraud with Bernard Brown

EP131 Consumer Fraud with Bernard Brown Considering a consumer fraud case such as odometer rollback…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
September 30, 2020

EP 130 COVID-19 and Your Practice with Ron Norwood

EP 130 COVID-19 and Your Practice with Ron Norwood COVID has changed the way every…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
September 23, 2020

EP 129 Focus Groups – Part Two

EP 129 - Focus Groups - Part Two Focus groups are powerful legal tools, but…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
September 17, 2020

EP128 Why Guess? Focus Groups – Part One

EP128 - Why Guess? Focus Groups - Part One Why guess how a jury might…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
September 9, 2020

EP127 Voir Dire Legal Issues

EP127 - Voir Dire Legal Issues What are the courtroom standards for voir dire in…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
September 2, 2020

EP126 Voir Dire Removing Jurors for Cause

EP126 - Voir Dire Removing Jurors for Cause So you’ve identified a potential juror you…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
August 26, 2020

EP125 Voir Dire Educating About Issues

EP125 - Voir Dire Educating About Issues What is the scope of voir dire? Are…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
August 19, 2020

EP124 Voir Dire General Topics

EP124 - Voir Dire General Topics So many potential jurors, so little time! Knowing the…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
August 12, 2020

EP123 Voir Dire Intro

EP123 - Voir Dire Intro Selecting impartial jurors to decide your case is critical. But…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
August 5, 2020

EP 122 “Work-Life Balance” with Amy Gunn

EP 122 - “Work-Life Balance” with Amy Gunn Medical Malpractice Attorney Amy Gunn hates the…
The Jury Is Out
July 29, 2020

EP 121 Persuasion with Hon. Mike Wolff

EP 121 - Persuasion with Hon. Mike Wolff How can you be more persuasive with…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
July 22, 2020

EP120 Artistic Rights with Yvette Liebesman

EP 120 - Artistic Rights with Yvette Liebesman Patents, trademarks and copyrights all apply to…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
July 15, 2020

EP119 – Preparing an Expert Witness for Deposition with Erica Slater

Your experts are the foundation of your case. Preparing them properly helps ensure your key…
The Jury Is Out
July 8, 2020

EP118 COVID AND BEYOND – Part 2 Juror Attitudes

  John Simon and Erich Vieth are again joined by John Campbell to discuss Campbell's…
The Jury Is Out
July 1, 2020

EP117 The Effect of COVID-19 on Juror Attitudes

  To what extent are people willing to return to court to serve as jurors…
The Jury Is Out
June 24, 2020

EP116 IP is Everywhere with Yvette Liebesman

Downloading a photo. Playing a cover at the coffee house. Your firm’s website. Who owns…
The Jury Is Out
June 17, 2020

EP115 Written Discovery

Your written discovery request is the blueprint for what you need to prove in your…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
June 10, 2020

EP114 Case Selection

It sounds like a good case, but are you willing to bet your firm on…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
June 3, 2020

EP113 Life Without Lawyers

Lawyers may get a bad reputation, but where would we be without them? John and…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
May 27, 2020

EP112 Appellate Practice with Hon. Glenn Norton

EP112 – Appellate Practice with Hon. Glenn Norton Hon. Glenn Norton returns to discuss appellate…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
May 20, 2020

EP111 Preparing Your Client for Trial

EP111 – Preparing Your Client for Trial It’s time for your client to tell their…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
May 13, 2020

EP110 Defending Your Client in Deposition

EP110 – Defending Your Client in Deposition Your client’s deposition will make or break your…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
May 6, 2020

EP109 Twelve Tips for Opening Statement

EP109 - Twelve Tips for Opening Statement The opening statement is your introduction to the…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
April 29, 2020

EP108 Selecting Expert Witnesses with Erica Slater

EP108 – Selecting Expert Witnesses with Erica Slater Experts can make or break your case.…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
April 22, 2020

EP107 Preparing Your Client for Deposition – Part II

EP107 – Preparing Your Client for Deposition – Part II John and Erich offer more…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
April 15, 2020

EP106 Preparing Your Client for Deposition – Part I

EP106 – Preparing Your Client for Deposition – Part I Ever had a client depo…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
April 15, 2020

EP105 Client Intake

EP105 – Client Intake Successful firms don’t just take strong cases, they turn down weak…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
April 9, 2020

EP104 Mediation with Glenn Norton

EP104 – Mediation with Glenn Norton Considering mediation? Learn what works and what doesn’t from…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
April 9, 2020

EP103 How to Lose Your Case in Opening Statement

EP103 – How to Lose Your Case in Opening Statement You probably won’t win your…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
April 9, 2020

EP102 Opening Statement

EP102 – Opening Statement The jury will never be more interested in your case than…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
April 7, 2020

EP101 Welcome to The Jury Is Out

EP101 – Welcome to The Jury Is Out Developing a strong client relationship is vital…

John G. Simon

Personal Injury, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Drug & Medical Device Defects, Business Litigation, Class Action Attorney

John G. Simon’s work as Managing Partner at the firm has resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars for past clients. Well-respected in his field, John’s career includes several published works, frequent community involvement, and the role of adjunct professor at Saint Louis University School of Law

Erich Vieth

Personal Injury, Consumer Law, Class Action Attorney

For more than thirty years, Erich Vieth has worked as a trial and appellate attorney in St. Louis. His experience includes numerous first chair trials before federal and state judges and juries. He has been lead author of many appellate briefs and presented oral arguments to both federal and state appellate courts.

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