Jilien Rubin

Of Counsel

(619) 595-0220

1230 Columbia Street, Suite 550
San Diego, CA 92101

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Professional Background

Jilien J. Rubin is an attorney and a highly experienced jury consultant and legal researcher. As a jury consultant, she is generally hired in large civil cases to help prepare these cases for trial doing focus group studies, witness preparation, juror profiles and in court jury selection. The majority of cases she consults on are in San Diego, Imperial and Orange County.

She is a graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law, and a past co-chair of the San Diego Bar Association’s Children at Risk Committee. She has been a frequent speaker and lecturer for ABOTA, The Inns of Court, NITA, The Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, and the San Diego Defense Lawyers. She has appeared numerous times on both local and national television as a jury consultant in high profile cases. Ms. Rubin had a background in corporate training and speech writing for company executives prior to attending law school. She is admitted to practice law in California and the District of Columbia.

Professional Experience

  • Jury Consulting, Law Offices of Jilien J. Rubin, December 1992 – Present
  • Private Consultant, San Diego, California, 1984-1988
  • Area Sales Director, Computer Pictures, 1982-1984
  • Senior Account Mgr., Wright Line, Inc., 1977-1982
  • Executive Director, Del Mar Day Care Center, 1972-1977


  • Educational Psychology, A Contemporary View, CRM BOOKS, 1973

Television Appearances as a Jury Expert & Witness Credibility Expert

  • Fox Network News
  • The Bill O’Reilly Show
  • Local Channels 5, 6, 9, 10

Community Service

  • Co-Executive Producer “Children at Risk Video”
  • National Award for Community Service – American Bar Association, 2002
  • San Diego Coalition for Equality, Voting Member 1993
  • San Diego County Commission on the Status of Women 1977-1980, Chair 1977-1978
  • North County Community Action Committee, 1977-1980, Vice-Chair Board of Directors

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation


  • J.D., University of San Diego School of Law
  • M.A., United States International University, San Diego CA, Education
  • B.S., S.U.N.Y., College at New Paltz, New Paltz, New York, Education

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • District of Columbia

Memberships & Affiliations

  • San Diego County Bar Association: Past Co-Chair Children at Risk committee
  • Mediation Credential, San Diego Mediation Center