The Executive Course

June 7 - 9, 2022

Washington, DC

The National District Attorneys Association is pleased to announce that the 2022 Executive Course will be held June 7-9, 2022, in Washington, DC.  This course is designed for the prosecution leadership within your office and will address some of the unprecedented challenges facing the field of prosecution in 2022.  Whether you are the chief prosecutor, first assistant, or deputy chief, whether you handle agency funding, media coordination, or public and court relations, or whether you are in any position of leadership within your office, this course is designed for you.  Join our faculty of experienced leaders, who will discuss successful strategies around communication, media, ethical leadership, establishing a victim centered approach to prosecution, and more.

Tentative topics include:

  • Surviving the Great Resignation: Strategies for Recruitment and Retention
  • Effective Communication Strategies
  • Ethical Leadership
  • How to Prepare for and Survive a Critical Incident – Crisis Communication Strategies
  • Understanding Generational Differences in Management Techniques
  • Managing Outside Agency Relations
  • And more!

Join us as we continue our tradition of helping prosecutors meet their most pressing challenges with The Executive Course.

Special thanks to The Executive Course sponsor:

VidaNyx is an easy-to-use and secure software that helps you accelerate justice by simplifying discovery and digital evidence case preparations.

NDAA and Vera Cause Group are hosting a First-Term Course immediately prior to the Executive course.  These two courses were designed to be complementary to each other.  Accordingly, there is reduced cost option available to attend both courses.


NDAA Member: $525

Non-member: $625

Bundle with First-Term Leader Course:

NDAA Member: $925

Non-member: $1025

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 12.25 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 can be directed to Project Coordinator, Courtney Jan at

This course is suitable for all prosecutors (state and local, federal, military, and tribal).  Recommended attendees include elected or appointed chief prosecutors, first assistant prosecutors, deputy chief prosecutors and other executive level personnel.

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

Hotel Washington
515 15th St NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 661-2400

Hotel Rates
$254.00 – Single/Double plus tax

  • Complimentary high-speed internet in the Guestrooms and Meeting Space
  • Complimentary Health Club entry

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 Tuesday, May 17, 2022 to secure the group rate.

On Site Registration:
12:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2022

1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2022

12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9, 2022

Optional Tour of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (on your own). Timed Tickets available every 15 minutes between 2:00 – 3:00 pm on Thursday, June 9th. Tickets will be provided on a first come first serve basis. Please email Allysa Gambarella at or Logan Silverman at to reserve tickets. You can also reserve your tickets at the registration table.

Additional Questions?

Program Director Allysa Gambarella or Project Coordinator Logan Silverman.

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