POSTPONED: Securing and Protecting Your Case: Evidence for Prosecutors

March 16-19, 2020

New Orleans, Louisiana

SPECIAL NOTE: As the COVID-19 situation continues to unfold, NDAA has decided to cancel this course. The course will be rescheduled for a later date.

It’s not just about the rules!  Are you a new prosecutor overwhelmed with the breadth of the rules of evidence and guidelines you are now tasked to uphold?  Are you a seasoned prosecutor who understands the rules of evidence but are seeking an update and not just an understanding but a strategic discussion regarding the unique procedural nuances in your jurisdictions? Are you a trial team supervisor debating evidentiary rules vs. relevance and effectiveness? Are you a supervisor in the prosecutor’s office seeking to impact your state in a positive way by creating legislative reform? Then this is the course for you.  Join seasoned faculty, as they provide effective techniques and strategies that will increase your ability to successfully overcome any challenge the defense may present.

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This course covers:

  • Protecting your case from reversible error
  • Aggressive Motion Practice
  • Complex discovery requests: Brady and Giglio
  • Anticipating and Countering Post Crawford Challenges to Scientific Evidence
  • E-discovery
  • Mastering the New World of Electronic Data
  • Animations vs. Simulations vs. Interactive Graphics
  • Countering Attacks to Use of Litigation Technology
  • Persuasively Presenting Voluminous Evidence
  • The Dark Web -Unique Evidentiary Issues
  • Wiretaps, Pen Registers and Surveillance
  • Responding to PCAST issues
  • Ethics, Professionalism, Evidence and Trial Issues
  • And much more!

ELIGIBILITY: NDAA Invites prosecutors, lawyers and paralegals in local, state, tribal, federal and military government attorneys’ offices.

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Early Bird Rate Regular Rate
(Until January 17, 2020) (After January 17, 2020)
Member $695.00 $795.00
Non-Member $845.00 $945.00


Special Discounts:

  • Register three (3) or more attendees at a time to receive a 5% discount on the total registration fee. NDAA encourages multidisciplinary teams to take advantage of this discount. Use promo code Group-EFP-20. Attendees must be registered at the same time and on the same invoice in order for the discount to apply. 
  • All active military members will receive a 10% discount on the course registration.  Use promo code Military-EFP-20.

NDAA adheres to a policy of non-discrimination in admissions and administration.

*Course tuition includes admission and course materials.


Interested in a scholarship? Apply now!
The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA), with the assistance of the American College of Trial Lawyers Foundation, is able to provide tuition assistance for Prosecutors who would like to attend our courses. Please find information regarding scholarship eligibility and the application process here.


Tuition must be paid in full prior to the first day of the course. You will not be admitted if you have an outstanding balance. If you would like to make a payment on-site, please see the Course Director upon arrival.

Payments may be made by check, money order or credit card.

Checks should be made payable to (with the invoice number noted on the check):

National District Attorneys Association (NDAA)
1400 Crystal Drive, Suite 330
Arlington, VA 22202


NDAA Cancellation, Refund & Substitution Policy:

*NDAA reserves the right to update this policy on an as-needed basis.

As the COVID-19 situation continues to unfold, NDAA is temporarily adjusting its cancellation, refund, and substitution policy. NDAA will gladly offer training course attendees a credit for the full course amount that can be applied to a future NDAA training course later in 2020 or in 2021. Note, NDAA regrets that cash refunds are not available. Please submit all requests to NDAA in writing via email to Project Coordinator Metria Hernandez at

For more information on NDAA’s policies and procedures, including our Code of Conduct, please visit our Policies page.

Anticipated CLE credits will be 20 hours including 1.5 hours of ethics. All attendees will receive a Uniform CLE Certificate at the end of the course. Attorneys seeking CLE credit should contact their state bar for more information. Attendees representing other disciplines should contact their reporting agencies for more information.

Questions regarding CLE credit can be directed to Program Director Candace Mosley or Project Coordinator Metria Hernandez at

NDAA’s mission is to serve and support prosecutors and their staff. NDAA invites prosecutors and paralegals to our course. If you are not sure about your eligibility, please contact Program Director Candace Mosley or Project Coordinator Metria Hernandez at

Omni Royal Orleans
621 Saint Louis Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Hotel Rates

Hotel Rate – $189– Petit Queen – plus tax

***There are a limited number of rooms available at this rate. Once these rooms are filled, the rate is subject to hotel availability. You must call 1-800-578-0500 to book under our group block.

  • Complimentary high-speed internet
  • 10% Discount on Overnight Valet Parking
  • Complimentary access to Health Club

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 cancels after 6:00 pm local time on the date of arrival.

Book hotel reservations by February 24, 2020 to secure the group rate.

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Additional Questions?

Program Director Candace Mosley or Project Coordinator Metria Hernandez at

National District Attorneys Association
1400 Crystal Drive, Suite 330
Arlington, VA 22202

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