POSTPONED: Trial Advocacy I Regional Training: Mountain West Region Inaugural Course

June 22 - 26, 2020

Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office

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.

***Due to the structure and content of this course attendance is capped at 45 people with priority given to state and local prosecutors from AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, UT, WY. The registration deadline is April 20, 2020 – after this date, registration will be open to attendees from other states. If you would like to join our waitlist, please email Metria Hernandez at mhernandez@ndaajustice.org.

For over 50 years NDAA has developed and facilitated hands-on trial advocacy courses; providing for prosecutors a realistic strategic based training simulating their courtroom experience. NDAA for the first time brings its nationally acclaimed hands-on trial advocacy training to several Regional Training Facilities across the country. Join us in celebrating the opening of the first NDAA Regional Training Facility at our Inaugural Training, so you can be a part of history!

This hands-on trial advocacy training is designed for prosecutors with 2-5 years’ experience. Work with case scenarios as experienced faculty members provide overviews of key aspects of pretrial preparation, case analysis, theme development, opening statement, direct and cross-examination, closing argument and use of visuals.  Receive hands-on guidance to implement techniques discussed by faculty members in their foundational overviews. Attendees will receive immediate constructive feedback on live performance exercises and videotaped performances and follow up guidance as needed.

ELIGIBILITY: NDAA Invites prosecutors in local, state, tribal, federal and military government attorneys’ offices with 2- 5 years’ experience.

PLEASE NOTE: All attendees must bring their laptops and at least one 4GB USB thumb drive.

Costs*:

Early Bird Rate Regular Rate
(Until May 15, 2020) (After May 15, 2020)
Member $750.00 $850.00
Non-Member $905.00 $1,005.00

 

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-TA1SLC-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-TA1SLC-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

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

 

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 Cierra Jenkins at cjenkins@ndaajustice.org.

*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 15 hours including 1 hour 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 Assistant Program Director  Cierra Jenkins.

NDAA’s mission to serve and support prosecutors and their staff with 2- 5 years’ experience. In consideration of this commitment, NDAA requires that all those in attendance of our programs currently work in prosecution in local, state, tribal, federal and military government attorneys’ offices. Priority will be given to state and local prosecutors from AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, UT, WY. The registration deadline is April 20, 2020 – after this date, registration will be open to attendees from other states. If you are not sure about your eligibility, please contact Program Director Candace Mosley or Assistant Program Director Cierra Jenkins.

Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office
Office of District Attorney Sim Gill
35 E 500 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Office Main: (385) 468-7700

Hotel
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Salt Lake City Downtown
110 West 600 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
1-801-359-7800

**Walking distance to the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office. The hotel is .4 miles (an 8-minute walk) from the training facility. The estimated cost of a Lyft from the Salt Lake City International Airport is $20 depending on demand.

Hotel Rates
$139 Single/$149 Double /$159 Triple/$169 Quad – plus tax

  • Room rate includes complimentary high-speed internet access in guestroom
  • Complimentary parking

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 May 26, 2020 to secure the group rate.

There’s a lot to see and do in and around Salt Lake City. Check out the city’s official tourism website for more information.

Additional Questions?

Program Director Candace Mosley or Assistant Program Director Cierra Jenkins.

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

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703.549.9222

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