Advanced Cross-Examination – Lecture and Workshop

May 2 - 4, 2022

Nashville, TN

Join NDAA in downtown Nashville for a two-and one-half day intensive cross-examination course that is guaranteed to take your cross-examination to the next level.  Containing both lecture and workshop, this course is designed to teach you cross-examination techniques and then allow you to practice what you’ve learned under the guidance of our experienced faculty members.  Whether you are uncomfortable with cross-examination and looking to get more consistent results, or whether you have years of trial experience and are looking to refine your cross-examination technique, there is something in this course for everyone.  Topics to be addressed include:

  • Analytical Advocacy
  • Approach Point Cross-Examination
  • Cross-Examination of the Defense Expert
  • The ethics of Cross-Examination
  • The use of visuals in Cross-Examination
  • Control factors for the difficult witness

Come join NDAA in Nashville, this a course you will not want to miss!


NDAA Member: $625

Non-member: $725

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

*Course tuition includes admission and course materials.

Limited Number of Tuition Scholarships available.

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 Program Director upon arrival.

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

Make check(s) payable to NDAA, please list your invoice number on the memo line and send the payment to:

National District Attorneys Association
PO Box 1449
Maryland Heights, MO 63043-0149

For efficient processing, checks are sent to a bank lockbox.

**To obtain an invoice, please register for the course and select “check/money order” on the payment screen.

NDAA Cancellation, Refund & Substitution Policy:

Please submit all requests to NDAA in writing via email to Logan Silverman at All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made 30 calendar days prior to the first day of the NDAA event to receive a full refund. Full refunds cannot be approved for requests received after this date. Should you need to cancel your registration less than 30 days but more than 14 days before the event, a 75% refund will be granted with a written request. NDAA regrets that refunds/credit will not be given for cancellations within 14 days of the event or for no-shows. However, substitutions are gladly accepted at any time. Should another office member want to attend the course in your place please contact Logan Silverman at Training credit must be applied to a new registration prior to September 30, 2022.

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

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

Anticipated CLE credits will be 14.50 hours including 1 hour of ethics.

NDAA has applied for CLE credit in Illinois, Kansas, Mississippi, Ohio, Pennslyvania, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia based on state requirements and guidelines. All other attorneys seeking CLE credit should contact their state bar for more information. At the conclusion of the course and after completion of the electronic evaluation survey, all attendees will receive a uniform continuing education certificate that they may use to report their continuing education hours to their state bar or reporting agency. Questions regarding CLE can be directed to Project Coordinator, Courtney Jan at

This course is suitable for any prosecutor seeking to improve or refine their cross-examination technique.

If you are not sure about your eligibility, please contact Course Director Allysa Gambarella or Project Coordinator Logan Silverman.

Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville Downtown
300 Korean Veterans Blvd.
Nashville, TN 372901
(615) 259-7881

Hotel Rates
$230.00 – Single/Double plus tax

  • Complimentary  Health Club entry for all attendees.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest sleeping rooms and meeting spaces.

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 pm local time on the date of arrival.

Book hotel reservations by Friday, April 8, 2022 to secure the group rate.

The recommended attire is business casual.

Advanced Cross-Examination – Lecture and Workshop

On Site Registration:
8:00 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2022
9:00 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2022
12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Additional Questions?

Program Director Allysa Gambarella or Project Coordinator Logan Silverman.

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Arlington, VA 22202

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