For her clients, April is a trusted partner, a team player, and an invaluable asset to their litigation teams. She works tirelessly with trial teams to tell their client’s story in a way that resonates with jurors and creates in them a desire to be an advocate for that client in the jury deliberation room.
In the office, she is a proven leader and a zealous advocate for her team. They work together to provide cutting edge solutions for their clients and the legal consulting industry as a whole.
Having worked on large pieces of complex litigation throughout the country, April’s expertise in the trial consulting arena has brought her an international client base, including top tier law firms and celebrities. The trial teams she has had the privilege of working with have been responsible for securing multi-million-dollar verdicts for their clients as well as helping large corporations obtain defense verdicts.
April focuses her practice on theme development, mock trials, jury focus groups, and the use of technology in a litigation environment. Her case experience includes complex commercial litigation, personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, energy law, employment law cases, criminal defense, eminent domain, construction disputes, Qui Tam actions, major environmental cases, insurance bad faith, family law, trucking litigation, among others.
April has been involved in hundreds of jury trials throughout the course of her career. Her experience in the courtroom, combined with her jury research practice, gives April a unique perspective into the trial process, which clients find invaluable.
April holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice & Legal Studies and a Master of Science in Law. April is a Certified Trial Director Trainer & Consultant, a Certified Trial Techology Specialist, and is an e-discovery guru. She is a frequent speaker on the topics of Trial Technology, Jury Research, and E-Discovery and has taught as an adjunct professor in the Legal Assistant program at Tulsa Community College.
April is married to Tom Q. Ferguson, the managing partner for Doerner Saunders Daniel & Anderson, and has a 14-year-old daughter, Lily. April enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, being active in her community, watching her daughter play sports, and cheering on her Oklahoma Sooners.
Jury research, if conducted properly, is an extremely effective tool...