Swift countersued for assault and battery.
The process is expected to be completed by Tuesday lunchtime with opening arguments from both sides due to be heard tomorrow afternoon. Swift might appear. The presiding judge, William J. Martínez, has warned anyone who hopes to attend to refrain from wearing clothing "bearing the name or likeness of any of the parties".
Mueller charged that Swift pressured the country radio station he worked for, KYGO, to fire him from his $150,000 disc jockey job.
Later, Swift's bodyguard confronted Mueller with the allegation that he had reached under the singer's dress and grabbed her.
In court filings, Mueller denied he groped Swift and "has testified unequivocally that 'I am sure that I did not'".
"It's impossible for me to pick one specific moment that it was happening because it happened in a series of moments, so one of the moments when it was happening, in progress, was the moment we were posing for the photo and when the photo was being taken, but that was not the only moment that he was grabbing my a**", she alleged. Swift's skirt and grabbed her bottom, while standing with his girlfriend, in front of Ms.
Swift never went to the police.
Baldridge, meanwhile, has said Swift is upset by Mueller's claim that 'for some reason she might have some incentive to actually fabricate this story'.
Mueller's attorney Gabriel McFarland argues that another fan may have groped Swift and that his client may have been misidentified.
Mueller sued Swift, claiming her false accusations did irreparable harm to his professional reputation and resulted in his wrongful termination.
Taylor Swift is not shaking this one off. It's inconclusive whether he's touching her.
Jury selection got underway in Denver, Colorado, this afternoon - although Swift, 27, was not in court to see the jurors take their seats.
According to pre-trial legal documents obtained by CNN, Mueller launched a law suit in 2015 claiming Swift and her co-defendents (including her mother), falsely accused him of improperly touching the star, and is now seeking £2.3 million in damages.
Entertainment news outlet TMZ obtained and published the photo, which has since been sealed by the court. "Swift, and will serve as an example to other women who may resist publicly reliving similar outrageous and humiliating acts".