Richard Gabriel is the President of Decision Analysis. Since 1985, Mr. Gabriel has been a leader in the field of jury research, jury selection, and litigation communication in nearly a thousand trials in both the civil and criminal arenas across the country. Mr. Gabriel has assisted counsel in thousands of cases across the country, including the O.J. Simpson, Heidi Fleiss, Phillip Spector, Enron Broadband, Whitewater, Casey Anthony, and Kwame Kilpatrick trials. Three cases he has participated in have resulted in United States Supreme Court rulings.
Mr. Gabriel is the co-author of Jury Selection: Strategy and Science, printed by Thompson-West Publications and now in its Third Edition, as well as a contributor to Bennett’s Guide to Jury Selection and Trial Dynamics. Mr. Gabriel is a regular columnist for Lawyers USA on trial strategy and has authored numerous articles on litigation communication, social science, and litigation research for numerous State Bar Journals and other legal publications including the American Bar Association CLE Journal, the Daily Journal, and the Notre Dame and Loyola Law Reviews. He has appeared regularly on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, Fox, MSNBC, CNBC, and NPR as a commentator on high profile trials and is regularly interviewed by national legal publications on jury decision making and trial communication issues.
Mr. Gabriel is a former President of the American Society of Trial Consultants Foundation, which is currently funding a national study with the ABA on jury comprehension, juror satisfaction, and participation in trials. He is a former President of the American Society of Trial Consultants. He has been a guest lecturer at numerous law schools and has participated in both judicial education programs and over one hundred training CLE programs on jury and judicial decision-making and litigation persuasion.