Office Administration Course

September 19 - 22, 2022

Charleston, SC

Backbreaking Backlogs—– Overwhelming Stress—-Meager Budgets —Social Distancing Woes—-Staff flight from Offices —–Technological Transition Challenges—-Low Morale—PPE  Perils— Tense Law Enforcement/Prosecutor Relations —–Remote Workers !


WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This is NOT a Prosecutor ONLY training – Every Supervisor or Manager in your office beginning with your elected or appointed official should join us: chief prosecutors, first assistants, supervisors of trial and investigative teams, IT managers, finance managers, paralegals, office administrators, administrative professionals or anyone who supervises staff in prosecutors, military, and government attorneys’ offices.  This is a multi-disciplinary training.

WHY:  Our experienced multidisciplinary faculty members, like you, face these daily challenges, and will come equipped to share successful strategies to overcome these obstacles.  Our faculty consists of attorney and non-attorney supervisors, chief prosecutors and management consultants.

Topics Include:

  • The Myths & Realties of Transparency
  • Recruiting Diverse Staff
  • Show Me the Money: The Effective Budget Presentation
  • The Revolving Door of Staff Flight: Successful Retention Strategies
  • Hitting the Campaign Trail: The Impact on your Office
  • Adhering to Federal Mandates: FMLA, FLSA and ADA
  • Managing Disciplinary Matters and Averting Litigation
  • Furloughs, Layoffs and Revision of Job Duties
  • Evaluating Remote Workers
  • Revising Office Policies for our New Normal: Technological and Productivity Concerns
  • Managing the Media Madness
  • Pivoting to Create and Maintain a Productive Workforce
  • Anticipating and Overcoming Collateral Consequences of Implementing Paperless Management Systems
  • Increasing Communication with Dispersed Co – Workers and Collaborative Partners
  • Transitioning from a Boss to a Leader
  • Implicit Bias and Defending Claims of Discrimination (Law (Title VII, ADEA, USERRA and the Constitution)
  • Identifying and Silencing Bullies in the Office
  • Walking in Our Shoes- Encouraging and Motivating Administrative Professionals
  • Techniques for Implementing Diversity, Education, and Inclusion
  • Re-Defining your Concept of Organizational Structure for your Administration
  • Proactive Initiatives for Community Outreach and Criminal Justice Reform
  • Strategies for Securing Funding and Meaningful Assessments
  • Supervisory and Personnel Problems: Think Tank
  • Managing the Prosecutor’s Office: Ethical Issues, Professional Responsibility and Dealing with the Media


NDAA Member: $745

Non-member: $895

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

*Course tuition includes admission and course materials.

Special Discounts:

  • The first attendee from an office pays full tuition; each additional attendee from the same office will receive a $50 discount when registered at the same time.
  • All active military members will receive a 10% discount on the course registration.

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 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 Training credit must be applied to a new registration prior to September 30, 2023.

*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.

Conference Hotel— PLEASE NOTE :Due to the Popularity of this course the conference hotel is sold out.  There are several hotels in walking distance – Please see below :

The Francis Marion Hotel
387 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 722-0600

Nearby Hotels within Walking Distance

Hotels within walking distance that currently have rooms available

Any questions, please contact Courtney Jan at 

Hampton Inn (0.2 miles) – $199.00 | +1 843-723-4000

Embassy Suites (0.2 miles) – $220.00 | +1 843-723-6900

Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Historic District (0.2 miles) | +1 843-805-7900

Renaissance (0.4 miles) – $239.00 | +1 843-534-0300

The Charleston Place (0.4 miles) | +1 888-575-3800

Hyatt Place (0.5 miles) – $192.00 | +1 843 414 4900

Anticipated CLE credits will be 20 hours including 1.5 hours 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 or other continuing education credits can be directed to Senior Project Coordinator, Courtney Jan at

While NDAA’s mission is to serve and support prosecutors and their staff, in consideration of this multidisciplinary training, NDAA invites chief prosecutors, first assistants, supervisors of trial and investigative teams, IT managers, finance managers, paralegals, office administrators, administrative professionals or anyone who supervises staff in prosecutors, military and government attorneys’ offices to join us for this course.

Office Administration Course
On Site Registration:
8:30 a.m. Monday, September 19, 2022
9:00 a.m. Monday, September 19, 2022
12:00 p.m. Thursday, September 22, 2022

Additional Questions?

Program Director Candace Mosley or

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Arlington, VA 22202

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