NDAA and RILA Announce New Chair of Retail Crime Advisory Board in Continued Drive to Combat Retail Crime

June 21, 2023

The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) and Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) are proud to announce the appointment of Ashlie Shanley, the elected District Attorney for Cabarrus County, North Carolina, as the new Chair of the Retail Crime Advisory Board. Shanley succeeds the late Tom Wine, to whom we owe a debt of gratitude for his immense contributions to our shared mission.


Equipping Prosecutors for the Fight Against Human Trafficking in the Commercial Motor Vehicle Industry

June 6, 2023


The Role of Prosecutors in DWI Courts: Enhancing Road Safety and Reducing Recidivism

June 2, 2023

As prosecutors, we play a crucial role in the criminal justice system, not only in upholding justice but also in shaping effective strategies to reduce recidivism. One such strategy involves recommending sentences that promote rehabilitation rather than punishment alone, especially in cases of Driving While Impaired (DWI). An emerging solution lies in DWI courts, which have shown a promising impact on reducing DWI recidivism and improving road safety. [i] [ii]


Championing Prosecutors Nationwide: NDAA Welcomes Jason Davidson as New Director of Government and Legislative Affairs

June 1, 2023

The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Jason Davidson for the key position of Director of Government and Legislative Affairs. The NDAA's commitment to representing and supporting the interests of America's prosecutors is further emphasized by Davidson joining the organization. His strategic leadership and dedication to effective advocacy will contribute to the association's mission of providing members with the knowledge, skills, and support required to ensure justice is served.


NDAA Announces News Vice President for Education & Engagement

May 4, 2023

The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Lorena Vollrath-Bueno as its new Vice President for Education and Engagement. Ms. Vollrath-Bueno, an accomplished legal professional with over nineteen years of experience in the judicial system, brings her extensive expertise in criminal law, trial practice, legal research, and education to the association.


Addressing Addiction, Homelessness, and Mental Health: Retailers and Prosecutors Launch Groundbreaking Vibrant Communities Initiative.

May 1, 2023

The newly launched Vibrant Communities Initiative will see retailers collaborate with key stakeholders to tackle systemic social challenges, enhance information sharing, prosecute habitual and violent offenders, propose meaningful opportunities to reduce recidivism and explore solutions that prevent retail crime and deter violence against employees.


Nation’s Prosecutors Converge in Washington D.C. for Prosecutor Advocacy Days Jan. 31 – Feb. 1, 2023

January 31, 2023

The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) is pleased to announce our annual Prosecutor Advocacy Day, taking place in the Nation’s Capital Jan. 31 – Feb. 1, 2023. Coinciding with the start of the 118th Congress, this event provides our nation's prosecutors a unique opportunity to hear directly from White House, Capitol Hill and federal agency speakers.


National District Attorneys Association Hosts Inaugural Job Fair

January 31, 2023

Justice-Driven Students and Attorneys Attend Inaugural NDAA Job Fair, Jan. 29 – 30, 2023 in Washington D.C.


NDAA Statement on Tyre Nichols

January 31, 2023

NDAA releases statement on the horrific and egregious killing of Tyre Nichols.


Prosecutors Respond to Congress’s Failure to Include the EQUAL Act in the Omnibus Spending Bill

December 20, 2022

NDAA releases statement on Congress's failure to include the Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law Act (EQUAL Act) as part of the end of year Omnibus appropriations legislation.

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