Art Patterson, Ph.D.

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Dr. Arthur Patterson has been a jury consultant and a social psychologist for over 20 years. He has provided research and strategic counsel to over 300 clients worldwide including law firms, governmental entities and corporations. In the course of his long career, he has done it all – including conducting surrogate jury research groups, preparing witnesses, creating juror attitude and decision maker surveys and providing expert testimony on juror biases.

Dr. Patterson uses his extensive experience and creative skills to help clients deal with real world problems. He applies his psychological knowledge to the problems of trial teams and other clients to help them persuade juries and other key decision makers.

He has lectured frequently to organizations such as the American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), ALI-ABA, and the American Psychological Association. Prior to joining DecisionQuest, Dr. Patterson was a tenured professor at Pennsylvania State University.


Northwestern University
Ph.D., Social Psychology, 1972

Northwestern University
M.A., Psychology, 1970

Clark University
B.A., Psychology, 1968