Board Of Directors

Ken Broda-Bahm, Ph.D.

Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm is a Senior Litigation Consultant for Persuasion Strategies, a service of the law firm Holland & Hart LLP. The firm is based in Denver and is broadly focused on helping attorneys prepare their messages for juries, judges, and arbitrators, specializing in the areas of intellectual property, energy, products liability, and professional liability. Dr. Broda-Bahm has provided research and strategic advice on several hundred cases across the country for the past 16 years, applying a doctorate in communication emphasizing the areas of legal persuasion and rhetoric. As a tenured Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Dr. Broda-Bahm has taught courses including legal communication, argumentation, persuasion, and research methods. He has trained and consulted in 19 countries around the world and is Past President of the American Society of Trial Consultants. Dr. Broda-Bahm has been retained as an expert witness on jury persuasion and case assessment, and has published in a variety of sources (including National Law Journal, InsideCounsel, Corporate Legal Times, and The Jury Expert) and has been interviewed on Fox and BBC. Dr. Broda-Bahm is a frequent presenter and has developed and presented CLE content for the American Bar Association, the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, the American Association for Justice, and for a variety of Bar Associations and Inns of Court around the country. Dr. Broda-Bahm is the lead writer for Persuasive Litigator, an ABA Journal Blawg 100 Honoree for the past three years, publishing twice weekly with more than 400 articles focused on litigation skills and strategies. A lover of new ideas, exotic places, innovative gadgets, and good arguments, Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm is married to the other Dr. Broda-Bahm (wife, Chris), and is the proud dad of the 7-year old Sadie.