Back to Basics: Trial Advocacy Skills Course

June 15 - June 29, 2021

June 15th – June 29th, 2021
CLE: 6.50 Credit

Prepare to “get back in the game” and take control of your own professional development today! Get the content you need with this budget friendly training.

Session 1: Prosecutors as Storytellers: Developing and Communicating your Case Theme
Session 2: Jury Selection – Theory and Practice
Session 3: Putting Your Best Foot Forward: The Outstanding Opening Statement
Session 4: Dynamic Direct Examination
Session 5: Cross Examination – the Approach Point Method
Session 6: The Persuasive Visual Closing Argument

Session 1Tuesday, June 15th, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET
Session 2Wednesday, June 16th, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET
Session 3Wednesday, June 23rd, 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. ET
Session 4Thursday, June 24th, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET
Session 5Tuesday, June 29th, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET
Session 6Tuesday, June 29th, 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. ET

Members: $199
Non-Members: $259
If you would like to become a member, please join here!

OnDemand Access:
This particular live webinar will also be available as a recorded session.  For those of you who may not be able to join us live you may also purchase the recorded version for the same price.

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. We have a limited number of full tuition scholarships available. Please find information regarding scholarship eligibility and the application process here.

Continuing Legal Education Credits: 6.50 hour

NDAA has applied for CLE credit in the states of Georgia, Kansas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia.  

Zoom will log each attendee’s “time in session” for the webinar. All attendees who sign into the webinar and complete the session will be sent a copy of the PowerPoint presentation, speaker biography, and a Uniform CLE Certificate from NDAA staff following the event.

Attendees must self-submit this course for approval in their home state. All attorneys are responsible for any fees associated with CLE filing. Attorneys seeking CLE credit should contact their state bar associations for more information.  General questions or additional information regarding CLE credit can be directed to Project Coordinator Logan Kilduff at

NDAA’s mission to serve and support prosecutors and their staff. In consideration of this commitment, NDAA requires that all those in attendance of our programs currently work in or work closely with prosecution: NDAA invites prosecutors, lawyers and paralegals in local, state, tribal, federal and military government attorneys’ offices. If you are not sure about your eligibility, please contact Project Coordinator Logan Kilduff


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NDAA works to provide a safe and secure environment for partners and participants. By registering for this event, you agree to abide by NDAA policies and acknowledge the disclaimer and waiver. For more information on NDAA’s policies and procedures, including our Code of Conduct, please visit our Policies page.

NDAA Cancellation, Refund & Substitution Policy*:

NDAA will gladly offer training course attendees a credit for the full course amount which you or an office colleague can use for the rescheduled course or a future NDAA course of your choosing prior to September 30, 2021. As always, substitutions are accepted at any time. Note, NDAA regrets that cash refunds are not available. Please submit all requests to NDAA in writing via email to Project Coordinator Logan Kilduff at

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


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