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Commercial Sex and Labor Trafficking

Investigating and Prosecuting Human Sex Trade and Labor Trafficking Cases
March 5-8, 2018, Miami, FL
Registration | Agenda
Hotel: Please email Candace Mosley or Stephanie Weston for reservations.

Human Trafficking is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. Over the past several years, jurisdictions nationwide have been pursuing strategies to hold traffickers accountable for their crimes, while seeking to rescue, empower and restore their victims.  More and more states have passed criminal prohibitions against human trafficking. This course is designed for the prosecution team, criminal justice professionals, judges, law enforcement, victim advocates, victim service professionals, probation and parole officers and community stakeholders. Attendees will obtain keen insight on the impact of this violence on victims and their children, successful strategies for identifying these victims, as well as key principles to facilitate interviewing of these vulnerable victims and witnesses. Our multi-disciplinary team of speakers will provide valuable information and cutting edge strategies to utilize in successfully serving victims, investigating and prosecuting these challenging cases and overcoming obstacles in this emerging area of criminal law.

Tentative Topics Include

  • Counterintuitive Victim Behavior
  • The Impact of Crawford on Pre Trial Prep and  Trial Strategies
  • Witness Intimidation Issues
  • Alcohol and Drug Induced Rape
  • Keeping Victims Engaged
  • Unique Investigative Strategies
  • Witness Protection
  • The Visual Trial
  • Force, Fraud or Coercion
  • Jury Selection Issues
  • Redefining Justice
  • The New Johns
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Stopping Victim Blaming Behavior
  • Safety Concerns
  • Inside the Mind of a Survivor
  • Trauma Informed Interviewing
  • Injury Causation
  • Essential Services for Victims
  • Cross Examination of Defendants
  • Use of Expert Witnesses
  • Aggressive Motions Practice
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Forced Labor  or Services
  • Multijurisdictional trafficking networks
  • Building the Foundational Case
  • Overcoming the Consent Defense

Course Information

CLE: Anticipated CLE credits will be 15 hours including 1 hour of ethics. NDAA will apply for CLE credit in Florida, Virginia, Tennessee, and Ohio.  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 Weston at

Eligibility: Open to lawyers in local, state, tribal, federal and military government attorneys’ offices, paralegals who work in these offices, investigators and law enforcement officers who work in prosecutors’ offices or with the local law enforcement agency, criminal justice professionals, judges, victim advocates, victim service professionals, probation and parole officers and community stakeholders.

Course Tuition includes admission and course materials
Note early bird specials in white box.

Member Cost through February 5, 2018


Non-Member Cost through February 5, 2018


Member Cost after February 5, 2018


Non-Member Cost afterFebruary 5, 2018


Special Discounts

  • The first attendee from an office pays full tuition; each additional attendee from the same office will receive a $50 discount when registered at the same time.
  • Multidisciplinary teams of three or more disciplines will receive a $50 discount on all registrations. Please email Stephanie Weston with your team members' contact information in order to receive the discount.
  • All active military members will receive a 10% discount on the course registration. Military members are not eligible for the $50 team discount.

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


Tentative Course Schedule
On Site Registration:  8:30 a.m. Monday, March 5, 2018
Orientation: 9:00 a.m. Monday, March 5, 2018
Conclusion: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 8, 2018

Hyatt Regency Miami
400 SE 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: 305.358.1234
Hotel Web site

Relax and enjoy gorgeous views of the Bay or dramatic city scenes from the modern hotel near Miami Airport, with everything you need to vacation, work and unwind in South Florida.

Hotel Rates
$176.00 (per diem) — Single/Double Rate plus tax

  • Room rate includes complimentary Health Club entry
  • Complimentary high-speed Internet access in all guest rooms
  • Group rate is available 3 days pre and 3 days post conference, based on hotel availability

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

Please email Candace Mosley or Stephanie Weston for hotel reservations.

Miami International Airport (MIA): 9 miles
Estimated Uber fare: $16.00 - $21.00 (one way)
Estimated Taxi Fare: $40.00 (one way)

Unmatched location with easy access to an incredible selection of arts and entertainment. You are steps away from American Airlines Arena and minutes from Sun Life Stadium and Miami Marlins Stadium.

South Beach — 15 minute drive
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
Pérez Art Museum Miami
Bayside Marketplace  

Further questions about the course? Contact course director Candace Mosley: or project coordinator/registrar Stephanie Weston: 

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