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Career Prosecutor Trainings

Career Prosecutor Course
May 15 – 25, 2017, New Orleans, LA
Tentative Agenda | Registration | Hotel Reservations

NDAA is pleased to announce the 48th Annual Career Prosecutor Course in historic New Orleans, Louisiana. NDAA’s flagship course is designed for those who have committed to prosecution as a career. Trial advocacy, leadership skills, and substantive legal training will be covered in lectures and guided workshop sessions designed to hone the skills of experienced prosecutors. Attendees will attend a hands-on tech lab to enhance their visual trial skills. PLEASE NOTE:  You must bring a lap top computer to participate in the digital evidence workshops and PowerPoint labs.

Join our veteran and career prosecutors from around the country for this valuable course.

Tentative Subjects Include
Cold Cases | Computer Forensics l Trial Visuals | Immigration | Mass Casualty Cases | Mental Health Experts l Firearm Evidence and Ballistic Experts | Electronic Evidence | High Tech Resources | Ethics | Hands-On Cross-Examination Training | Controlling Difficult Witnesses l Working with Sensitive Victims |DNA l Leadership for Prosecutors | Human Trafficking | Trial Strategies in Sexual Assault cases  l Social Media Considerations

And more …

Course Information
CLE: Anticipated CLE credits, including at least one and a half hours of Ethics will be approximately 45 hours. Advance registration for CLE will be applied for in Virginia, Tennessee, Ohio, and Louisiana.  All other states ​will ​require ​the ​attorney ​to ​self-submit ​using ​their ​uniform ​certificate provided at the conclusion of the course. Questions regarding CLE can be directed to our Registrar and Course Coordinator, Stephanie Turner at

Eligibility: Open to prosecutors in local, state, federal, tribal and military prosecutors’ offices.

Attendance: Attorneys are required to attend all sessions of the course. Lectures and Workshops are integral to the training process and are mandatory in order receive a certificate of completion at the conclusion of the course.

Course Tuition
Note early bird specials in white boxes

Member Cost until March 15, 2017


Non-Member Cost until March 15, 2017


Member Cost after March 15, 2017


Non-Member Cost after March 15, 2017


NDAA ​adheres ​to ​a ​policy ​of ​non-discrimination ​in ​admissions ​and ​administration. The first attendee from an ​office ​pays ​full ​tuition; each additional attendee from the same office will receive a $100 discount when registered at the same time.

Registration fees are non-refundable. However, if you need to cancel your registration, the fees paid may be credited toward any other NDAA training in the coming twelve months from the date of cancellation. 

Tentative Course Schedule:
On Site Registration: 8:00am Monday, May 15, 2017
Orientation: 10:00am Monday, May 15, 2017
Concludes: Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 12:30pm

Hyatt Centric Hotel French Quarter
800 Iberville Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Hotel Reservations
Room rate: $128.00
Cut-off date extended to April 28, 2017

At Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans, you’ll become immersed in the true New Orleans spirit the moment you arrive. The French Quarter neighborhood is welcoming and lively, with a variety of top sights and the Bourbon Street scene just moments away from the hotel. Dine onsite at Red Fish Grill and Powdered Sugar, both offering local specialties, enjoy the chic ambience of Batch Bar or grab a cocktail poolside, and enjoy the classic Hard Rock Café experience.

Special Bonus for this course only:
The Hyatt Centric Hotel will be providing a free continental breakfast for all attendees each day of this course!

Hotel Rates
$100.00 — Single/Double plus tax (Hotel rate subject to change based on the FY2018 federal per diem hotel rates)

Room Rate Includes:

  • Complimentary Health Club entry
  • Complimentary in-room wifi
  • Discounted valet parking is $21.00 plus tax ($42)
  • In room refrigerator

Check-In: 4:00pm
Check-Out: 12:00pm

Rooms will be guaranteed by the guests’ major credit card or first night’s deposit. The deposit becomes non-refundable or the credit card will be charged if the guest does not arrive or cancel the reservation after 6pm local time on the date of arrival.


There’s a lot to see and do in and around New Orleans. Check out the official tourism website for some ideas.

French Market District
2 French Market Place, New Orleans, LA 70116
Open daily 10am-6pm

St. Louis Cathedral
615 Pere Antoine Alley
New Orleans, LA 70116
+1 504 525 9585

National World War II Museum, New Orleans
945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Entrance on Andrew Higgins Drive
Tickets Range from $26-36
Open 9am-5pm

Jackson Square Carriage Ride
Choose from one of the many tour companies offering historical mule-drawn carriage rides throughout the city.

New Orleans Jazz National Park
916 North Peters St
New Orleans, LA 70130
Open Tuesday-Saturday 9am-5pm

Bourbon Street
Adult Fun

Royal Street
Art Galleries, Restaurants, Antique Shops

Magazine Street
Shopping, Restaurants

The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden At NOMA
Dueling Oaks Dr, New Orleans, LA 70119
Monday – Friday | 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday | 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Haunted History Tours
Reservations required, $25/tour


New Orleans Louis Armstrong International Airport
(16 miles/about 22 minutes away)
Transportation to and from the airport:
Taxi fares are estimated at $40.00 (one-way) and taking an Uber is around $35.00(one-way).
Airport Shuttle New Orleans offers shuttle service for $24.00 one-way or $44.00 round trip. Reservations required:

Further Questions about the course: Contact course director Kristina Browning: or project coordinator/registrar Stephanie Turner: