Office Administration

September 10-14, 2018

September 10-14, 2018
Phoenix, Arizona
Hyatt Regency Phoenix

Tight Budgets, Outdated Technology, Overwhelming Caseloads, Reduced Resources, High Office Turnover, Obsolete Policy Manual, Mandatory Furloughs, Newly Elected/ Appointed Chief Prosecutors, Unfunded Federal Mandates, High Profile Case Fatigue, Old Guard Tunnel Vision, Political Fallout, Costly Litigation of Employment Matters, Tense Law Enforcement — Prosecutor Relations,  and Prosecutor Backlash; these are just some of the issues facing management in the prosecutor’s office as well as any government attorney’s office.  Chief Prosecutors, First Assistants, Supervisors of Trial and Investigative Teams, IT Managers, Finance Managers, and Administrative Professional Staff, must be ready to navigate a variety of issues.  Our experienced multidisciplinary faculty members, like you, face these daily challenges, and come equipped to share successful strategies to overcome these obstacles.  Our faculty consists of attorney and non-attorney supervisors, chief prosecutors and management consultants.  The Office Administration course affords you a variety of formats — workshops, lectures and brainstorming sessions designed with your interests in mind.

Some topics included in the program:

  • Effective Evaluation Tools
  • Managing Scandal in the Office
  • Hiring and Firing Decisions and Protocol
  • The Essence of Leadership
  • Hitting the Campaign Trail
  • Discrimination Law
  • Recruiting and Interviewing Strategies
  • Creating Paperless File Management Systems
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Increasing Morale
  • Shattering the Glass Ceiling: Unique Challenges for Female Supervisors
  • Proactively Using Social Media to Communicate with your Constituents
  • The Hidden Cost of Bullies in the Office: What to do to Reduce It
  • Litigation of Employment Matters
  • Furloughs, Layoffs and Revision of Job Duties
  • Addressing Morale Issues with Administrative Professionals
  • Revising Policy Manuals for  21st Century Technological Concerns
  • Managing Bias Back Lash
  • Crisis Management
  • Office Reorganization
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Collaborative Community Partnerships
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Conviction Integrity Units
  • Ethical Issues and Professional Responsibility
  • Procuring Affordable Technology for the Office

CLE: Anticipated CLE credits will be 20 hours including 1 hour of ethics. NDAA will apply for CLE credit in Virginia, Tennessee, and Ohio. All other states will require the attorney to self-submit using their uniform certificate provided at the conclusion of the course. Questions regarding CLE can be directed to our Course Director Candace Mosley:

Eligibility: Open to all supervisory staff in prosecutors and government attorneys’ offices, i.e. lawyers in local, state, federal, tribal and military prosecutors’ offices, administrative professionals, paralegals who work in prosecutors’ offices and investigators who are employed by a prosecutor’s office.

Course Tuition:  includes admission and course materials.
Note early bird specials.

Member Cost through July 11, 2018


Non-Member Cost through July 11, 2018 $935.00
Member Cost after July 11, 2018 $835.00
Non-Member Cost after July 11, 2018 $985.00

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

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.
  • Multidisciplinary teams of three or more disciplines will receive a $50 discount on all registrations. Please email Course Director Candace Mosley: with your team members’ contact information in order to receive the discount.
  • All active military members will receive a 10% discount on the course registration. Military members are not eligible for the $50 team discount.

Registration fees are non-refundable. However, if you need to cancel your registration, the fees paid may be credited toward any other NDAA training within twelve months from the date of the original cancellation.

Hyatt Regency Phoenix
122 N. Second Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: 602.252.1234
Hotel Web Site

Great hotels offer more than just a good night’s sleep. At Hyatt Regency Phoenix you’ll enjoy a stay away from home while surrounded by new southwest experiences and unique surprises to discover around every turn. The Phoenix luxury hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, 24-hour StayFit™ Gym, and complete “mobile office” services to keep you productive during your stay.

Hotel Rates
$124.00 — Single Rate plus tax

  • Room rate includes- Complimentary Health Club entry
  • Complimentary high-speed Internet access in all guest rooms
  • Group rate is available 2 days pre and 2 days post conference, based on hotel availability
  • 25% discount on self-parking in Regency Garage when charged to guest’s room subject to garage availability

Rooms will be guaranteed by the guests’ major credit card for first night’s deposit.
The deposit becomes non-refundable or the credit card will be charged if the guest does not arrive or cancels less than 48 hours prior to arrival

Book hotel reservations by August 27, 2018 to secure the group rate.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (4 miles/about 10 minutes away)
UberX fares are estimated at $15.00 (one-way)
Taxi fares are estimated at $22.00 (one-way)

There’s a lot to see and do in and around Phoenix.  Check out the official tourism website for some ideas.

Further questions about the course? Contact course director Candace Mosley:

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