2ndChairServices.com 2nd Chair Services provides strategic value at the earliest stage of litigation, and the earlier we are able to assist you, the greater the potential benefit. When our services are used before the discovery process begins, it ensures a better understanding of how every aspect of the case will be perceived by a juryfrom the earliest point to the final touches of witness preparation and jury selection. 2nd Chair Services is owned and operated by Jury Consultant, Toni Blake, JD, MA. We have participated in over 1500 criminal and civil cases across the nation. We have been in business for 15+ years and have selected juries, prepped witnesses and advised counsel in a wide variety of different types of cases. Toni is a psychology professor with a law degree and has used her degrees to assist in the tactical planning and jury selection of many high profile trials. Toni has served as a commentator for Court TV, CNN, FOX, MSNBC and numerous local TV and radio shows. Her cases have been featured on Dateline, 48 hours, Forensic files, ABC Prime Time, Wolf Blitzer and in various other news articles and programs. In 2007 Toni selected the jury and advised counsel for Lucent Technologies during a trial against Microsoft over the MP3 patent. The case resulted in largest patent law verdict in world history. Later that year she worked on the second Lucent v. Microsoft trial with John Demarias and the team from Kirkland and Ellis which resulted in a $367.4 million verdict.