Partner / Senior Litigation Consultant

Steve Tuller is a Partner and Senior Litigation Consultant at Blueprint Trial Consulting.

Over the past 17 years, Mr. Tuller has handled more than 400 matters in state and federal courts throughout the United States across many areas of law including intellectual property, product liability, employment, professional malpractice, insurance, transportation and personal injury.  Prior to co-founding Blueprint, Mr. Tuller held senior positions at several nationally recognized litigation consulting firms including DecisionQuest where he led that firm’s Washington, D.C. consulting practice.

Drawing upon his background in both psychology and law, Mr. Tuller works with clients to help them better understand their cases from the trier-of-fact’s perspective.  Over the course of his career, he has debriefed thousands of surrogate jurors and more than 100 state and federal judges.  Applying the insight he has gained, he works closely with clients to develop and hone key case themes and trial strategy.  He regularly conducts focus groups and mock trials, assists trial counsel with the development of opening and closing statements, conducts witness communication training, develops juror profiles and assists with jury selection, and provides strategy during trial.

Mr. Tuller is a frequent speaker at law firms, corporate legal departments and CLE conferences on the subject of juror persuasion and litigation strategy.  He earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from James Madison University and a Juris Doctor from Golden Gate University School of Law.  He is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the American Society of Trial Consultants.