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  • Human Trafficking and the Impact on Commercial Driver’s Licenses

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 07/16/2020

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a final rule that imposes a lifetime ban on drivers who are convicted of a severe form of human trafficking in a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) from operating a CMV. This training course will educate learners about the lifetime ban.

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    On-Demand Course: Human Trafficking and the Impact on Commercial Driver’s Licenses
    60-minute presentation

    The National Traffic Law Center (NTLC) has created an education tool for prosecutors, law enforcement and other traffic safety professionals titled: “Human Trafficking and the Impact on Commercial Driver’s Licenses.” This on demand training module is designed to educate about the Federal “No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act” (NHTRA) which was signed into law on January 1, 2018 by President Donald J. Trump. As a result of NHTRA, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a final rule that imposes a lifetime ban on drivers who are convicted of a severe form of human trafficking in a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) from operating a CMV. This rule was signed into law on July 23, 2019. Under this rule, states have until September 23, 2022 to comply with this mandate. FMCSA allowed a three-year period to permit states sufficient time to seek legislation, update their regulations, and make the appropriate information technology changes to apply the lifetime ban.

    Human Trafficking and the Impact on Commercial Driver’s Licenses is designed to be presented as a stand-alone training, or an individual module to be added to existing trainings. The Participant Guide is available for online course attendees to follow along with the webinar. If you are interested in adapting this course for teaching in your own jurisdiction, follow the Instructor Guide below.

    Training Course topics include:
    • Trafficking and CDL Holders
    • Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA)
    • Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA)
    • Types of trafficking defined
    • License ramifications
    • State adoptions of 49 U.S.C. 31310 (d)(2)
    • Victim Identification
    • Investigation
    • Law Enforcement
    • Trafficking Indicators
    • Prosecuting the Case
    • Victim and Witness Preparation
    • Evidence Presentation
    • Discussion Points
    Instructor Guide

    Human Trafficking and the Impact on Commercial Driver’s Licenses is designed to be presented as a stand-alone training, or an individual module to be added to existing trainings. If you are interested in adapting this course for teaching in your own jurisdiction, contact Staff Attorney, Aaron Ann Cole-Funfsinn, to obtain a free customizable copy of the course materials, including the course PowerPoint, Instructor and Participant Guides.

    CLE

    NDAA did not apply for CLE credits for this pre-recorded course. Attendees must self-submit this course for CLE 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 Courtney Jan.

    Romana A. Lavalas, Esq.

    FMCSA Attorney-Advisor in the Office of the Chief Counsel, Enforcement and Litigation Division

    Former Senior Attorney, NDAA

    Romana Lavalas served as the CDL Senior Attorney for the National District Attorneys Association’s, National Traffic Law Center from 2017 to May 2021. During her tenure at NDAA, Romana provided education and technical assistance to prosecutors, judges, law enforcement and other allied professionals, as well as develops resource materials addressing commercial drivers’ license issues in the criminal justice system.

    Prior to joining the National District Attorneys Association, Romana served as a prosecutor for the Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office in Syracuse, New York. During her 17 year tenure, Romana prosecuted misdemeanor and felony DWI cases as well as argued appeals before New York State’s Appellate Division, Fourth Department. She is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany and Syracuse University College of Law.  Romana recently accepted an Attorney-Advisor position in the Office of the Chief Counsel, CDL Enforcement and Litigation unit at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. 

    Jim Camp

    Senior Attorney

    National District Attorneys Association

    Jim Camp is a Senior Attorney with the National Traffic Law Center, focusing on Commercial Driver’s License related topics. 

    A nationally recognized authority on traffic safety, trial advocacy, law enforcement and prosecution issues, he is an in demand motivational and subject matter expert speaker. Jim served 17 years as Elected District Attorney in Wisconsin, and 9 years as Assistant District Attorney General and Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor in Tennessee, with more than 33 years of experience as a trial lawyer.

    Mr. Camp has educated and provided authoritative advice to and for law enforcement, staff and command, prosecutors, legislators, committees, boards, traffic safety partners and private industry nationally. He has authored numerous articles on impaired driving and trial advocacy, and over twenty-four thousand have heard him speak.

  • Prosecutor 101: The 1st Day of the Rest of Your Life: Ethics for New Prosecutors

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    1.5 CLE Credit Hours: This 90-minute session is a fine primer for new attorneys, as well as a review for experienced attorneys.

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    On-Demand Webinar: Prosecutor 101: The 1st Day of the Rest of Your Life: Ethics for New Prosecutors 
    90-minute presentation  
    CLE: 1.50 Credit Hour


    This experienced trial attorney and supervisor will cover the ethical foundations for all attorneys and those unique to prosecutors. He will discuss how to handle defense attorneys, victims, and witnesses effectively and ethically, as well as cover the issues of competence and workloads from an ethics perspective. This 90-minute session is a fine primer for new attorneys, as well as a review for experienced attorneys.

    Cost:

    Members: $70 

    Non-Members: $80

    If you would like to become a member, please join here!

    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.

    Eligibility

    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 lkilduff@ndaajustice.org.

    Questions?

    Please contact training@ndaajustice.org.

    David Lord

    Senior Assistant

    Commonwealth’s Attorney

    David Lord is a Senior Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney with the City of Alexandria, Virginia and has been employed as a prosecutor in that office since 2006. David presently supervises the Violent Crime and Narcotics Unit and prosecutes robberies and other major cases as assigned.  David is also the coordinator for the Alexandria Treatment Court, a program that seeks to help divert from conviction and incarceration individuals with substance use disorder that engage in nonviolent felony offenses.   

    David’s prior dockets have included the prosecution of adult sex crimes, fraud/embezzlement offenses, asset forfeiture, juvenile delinquency, gang crimes and traffic cases.  David is on the faculty of Trauma to Trial and Prosecutor’s Bootcamp, two statewide training conferences for Virginia prosecutors.  David specializes in the training of legal ethics.  David has previously taught on white collar crimes, mental health law, proactive prosecution, and diversity issues.  David is a former President of the Alexandria Bar Association and has previously served as an adjunct professor for Appellate Writing at George Mason University’s School of Law. David graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Colorado State University, obtained his J.D. from George Mason in 2005, and received a Masters of Theological Studies from Wesley Theological Seminary in 2019.  David is a recipient of the 2017 Warren B. Von Schuch Distinguished Assistant Award, the 2014 and 2015 S. Randolph Sengel Award for Prosecutorial Excellence, the 2017 Alexandria Chamber of Commerce 40 Under 40 Award, and the 2019 Michael R. Doucette Lecturer of Merit Award.

    Continuing Legal Education Credits: 1.50 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 lkilduff@ndaajustice.org.

    NDAA Policy 

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

  • Prosecutor 101: Voir Dire: Potently Picking Plausible Peers

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    1 CLE Credit Hour: Before even stepping into the courtroom, prosecutors must put their best foot forward. Not only do you choose jurors, they choose you. From the questions every prosecutor should ask to challenges to make, and even how and when to use visual aids in jury selection, this session will prepare you for this valuable trial prep.

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    On-Demand Webinar: Prosecutor 101: Voir Dire: Potently Picking Plausible Peers
    60-minute presentation
    CLE: 1 Credit Hour

    Before even stepping into the courtroom, prosecutors must put their best foot forward. Not only do you choose jurors, they choose you. From the questions every prosecutor should ask to challenges to make, and even how and when to use visual aids in jury selection, this session will prepare you for this valuable trial prep.

    Cost:

    Members: $50 

    Non-Members: $55 

    If you would like to become a member, please join here!

    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.

    Eligibility

    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 lkilduff@ndaajustice.org.

    Questions?

    Please contact training@ndaajustice.org.

    Mark Hindelang

    Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

    Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office

    Mark has been involved with technology instruction for over fourteen years. At the University of Michigan, Mark worked to familiarize faculty with new and existing technologies in order to enrich the faculty member’s instructional and research undertakings.

    Mark then moved to the University of Michigan in the Division of Student Affairs where he coordinated the migration of student organization administration from paper to a web-based solution. While in this role, Mark created and presented presentations and workshops for national, regional, and intra-university audiences. Mark received his Juris Doctor from the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Law where he took a class about the use of litigation technology. In seeking to incorporate technology into his practice, He has served as a litigation technology consultant in civil and criminal cases and joined the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office in 2010. As an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Mark has been assigned to the Conviction Integrity Unit, Trials, District Courts, and the Special Investigations Division. He is currently serving as the Director of Technology for the Prosecutor's Office.

    Continuing Legal Education Credits: 1.0 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 lkilduff@ndaajustice.org.

    NDAA Policy 

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

  • Prosecutor 101: Witness Control Techniques

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    1 CLE Credit Hour: Don’t leave your cross-examination to chance or let a witness take over the trial. This session will walk attendees through how to best examine defense witnesses, both civilian and expert. Our instructor will discuss the rules to follow as well as effective styles to adopt – or to lose – to present your case.

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    On-Demand Webinar: Prosecutor: 101 Witness Control Techniques
    60-minute presentation
    CLE: 1 Credit Hour

    Don’t leave your cross-examination to chance or let a witness take over the trial. This session will walk attendees through how to best examine defense witnesses, both civilian and expert. Our instructor will discuss the rules to follow as well as effective styles to adopt – or to lose – to present your case.

    Cost:

    Members: $50 

    Non-Members: $55 

    If you would like to become a member, please join here!

    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.

    Eligibility

    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 lkilduff@ndaajustice.org.

    Questions?

    Please contact training@ndaajustice.org.

    Eric Leafblad

    Assistant State's Attorney Director, Continuing Legal Education and Training

    Cook County State's Attorney's Office

    Eric Leafblad has been an Assistant State’s Attorney for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office since 1995.  He is the Director of Continuing Legal Education and Training.  He conducts, reviews, coordinates and audits regular and special in-house training for more than 900 attorneys.

     Mr. Leafblad’s past assignments in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office include: Deputy Supervisor in the Criminal Appeals Division; the Gang Crimes Unit; the Felony Trial Division; the Preliminary Hearing/Grand Jury Unit; the Felony Review Unit; the Narcotics Prosecution Bureau; and the Criminal Appeals Division.

     He is an adjunct professor for The John Marshall Law School’s Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution teaching The Trial Lawyer, Trial Advocacy and Advanced Trial Advocacy. He is also an adjunct professor at DePaul University, College of Law, Master of Jurisprudence program teaching Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure.  In addition, he was an adjunct lecturer for the University of Illinois at Chicago teaching The Principles of Criminal Law and Substantive Criminal Law in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice. Mr. Leafblad worked as a Technical Advisor to Chicago Justice, a television legal drama about the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.  He read scripts, advised the props department and consulted with actors about trial work.

     Mr. Leafblad serves on the faculty for the National District Attorneys Association.  He has taught Boot Camp, Trial Advocacy I, Trial Advocacy II, Cross Examination, and The Career Prosecutor Course.  He also served as faculty for Strategic Cross-Examination and Witness Issues in Domestic Violence Cases jointly sponsored by National District Attorneys Association and the Alaskan Department of Law in Anchorage, Alaska. 

    He has given presentations on the subjects of Trial Advocacy, Gang Crimes and Trial Technology for:  the Alaskan Department of Law, the Chicago Bar Association, Fortaleciendo el Estado de Derecho en las Américas, the Indiana Attorney General, the John Marshall Law School, the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office, the Kentucky Prosecutor’s Institute, the Mississippi Attorney General, the National Black Prosecutor’s Association, the National District Attorneys Association, the National Gang Crime Research Center, the Ohio Attorney General, the United States Army, the United States Navy and the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office.

     Mr. Leafblad is a 1995 graduate of The John Marshall Law School and a 1991 graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago.  He is a veteran of the United States Army, having served as a Cavalry Scout with the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment assigned to patrol the former West German border with East Germany and Czechoslovakia.

      Mr. Leafblad is the recipient of The Cook County Crime Stoppers Excellence in Law Enforcement Award, the American Legion’s Award for Excellence, the National Gang Crime Research Center’s Frederick Milton Thrasher Award for Superior Service, and the University of Illinois Alumni Association’s Constituent Leadership Award.

    Continuing Legal Education Credits: 1.0 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 lkilduff@ndaajustice.org.

    NDAA Policy 

    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.

  • Abusive Head Trauma: Collaborating to Prove Child Abuse

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    5 CLE Credit Hours: Join a respected child abuse pediatrician and two experienced prosecutors for a day of training in trying abusive head trauma cases. From the medical diagnostic process when presented with a child victim to working with the medical expert and investigator in building a case to dismantling the defense theories, this webinar will conclude with a panel discussion between the speakers and an opportunity for questions.

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    On-Demand Webinar: Abusive Head Trauma: Collaborating to Prove Child Abuse
    CLE: 5 Credit Hours

    Join a respected child abuse pediatrician and two experienced prosecutors for a day of training in trying abusive head trauma cases. From the medical diagnostic process when presented with a child victim to working with the medical expert and investigator in building a case to dismantling the defense theories, this webinar will conclude with a panel discussion between the speakers and an opportunity for questions.

    Cost:

    Members: $275

    Non-Members: $300

    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.

    Eligibility

    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 lkilduff@ndaajustice.org.

    Questions?

    Please contact training@ndaajustice.org.

    Debbie Feinstein

    Senior Assistant State's Attorney

    Special Victims Division Montgomery County

    Debbie Feinstein has a been Assistant State's Attorney in Montgomery County, Maryland for the past 20 years. In 2012, she became the Chief of the Special Victims Division where she is responsible for supervising and prosecuting cases involving murder, child physical. sexual abuse and exploitation; domestic violence; elder abuse; human trafficking; and sexual assault. Debbie currently chairs the Montgomery County's Domestic Violence Coordinating Council, Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team, and Elder/Vulnerable Adult Abuse Task Force. She is a member of other collaborative, multidisciplinary teams, including the Tree House Child Advocacy Center team and local and state child fatality review teams. Debbie has worked on multiple successful statewide legislative efforts, including the admissibility of other sexually assaultive behavior and making strangulation a felony in Maryland. Debbie has presented on her areas of specialty at international, national, and local trainings, including child abuse training for prosecutors in Vietnam and abusive head trauma prosecution training for prosecutors and investigators throughout the United States. Debbie is also an adjunct professor at the Washington College of Law at American University.

    Lori D. Frasier, MD, FAAP

    Professor of Pediatrics

    Penn State Milton Hershey Children’s Hospital and Division Chief of Child Abuse Pediatrics

    Dr. Frasier graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine and completed a residency in Pediatrics and fellowship in Child Abuse at University of Washington/Children’s Hospital of Seattle.  She completed a fellowship in Child Abuse at University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center. She has been on the faculties of the University of Missouri/Columbia, the University of Iowa, and the University of Utah. Dr. Frasier is board certified in General Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics. Dr. Frasier has served as the chair of the section on Child Abuse and Neglect of the AAP, was on the first subboard for child abuse pediatrics at the American Board of Pediatrics, where she served as chair of the subboard, and immediate past chair. She is currently a member and past chair of the Governing Board of the National Center for Shaken Baby Syndrome. Dr. Frasier is President of the Ray E. Helfer Society. She is currently a Professor of Pediatrics at Penn State Milton Hershey Children’s Hospital and Division Chief of Child Abuse Pediatrics. She is the medical director of the PinnacleHealth Children’s Resource Center. Dr. Frasier has lectured extensively nationally and internationally and published many chapters and papers on the subject of child abuse. 

    Robert Parrish

    Deputy District Attorney

    Salt Lake County Homicide Team

    Rob Parrish began his legal career with the Utah Attorney General’s Office in 1980.  Through many years of work as an appellate and trial attorney, he gravitated to the field of child abuse and child maltreatment, becoming a nationally recognized expert in prosecuting cases involving physical abuse and murder of children.  After spending 20 years with the Attorney General’s Office, Rob took a 2- year sabbatical as the Deputy Director of the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome.  In 2002, Rob returned to government law practice as a Guardian ad Litem, representing abused and neglected children in juvenile court between 2002 and 2007.  He is now prosecuting criminal cases again as a Deputy Salt Lake County District Attorney assigned to the Homicide and Special Victim Teams.

     

    Rob presents training for all professionals on a wide range of child maltreatment issues.  Rob completed a 6 ½ year term as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children.   He co-edited the book Abusive Head Trauma in Infants and Children with Drs. Lori Frasier, Kay Rauth-Farley and Randell Alexander, published in 2006 and has contributed chapters in many other texts.  He is a member of the Utah Coalition for Protecting Childhood and the Utah Culture of Health Working Group.  Rob is conducting a one-year mentoring program for prosecutors in the District Attorney’s Office to learn the key points of prosecuting child physical abuse and homicide cases.

    Continuing Legal Education Credits: 5.0 Hours
    NDAA has applied for CLE credit in the states of Georgia, Kansas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia.  

    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 lkilduff@ndaajustice.org.

    MEDICAL BACKGROUND FOR ABUSIVE HEAD TRAUMA CASES

    Dr. Lori Frasier will talk about the diagnostic process that child abuse physicians and experts follow. She will discuss the medical approach to and definitions of abusive head trauma as child abuse. Dr. Frasier will also discuss current “alternative” theories that appear in such cases, and the evidence-based approach to these theories and the witnesses that support them.   She will discuss medical facts should be considered before charges are brought and while preparing for trial.

     

    COLLABORATION WITH MEDICAL EXPERTS TO UNDERSTAND THE MEDICAL FINDINGS AND EDUCATE THE TRIER OF FACT

    Prosecutor Robert Parrish will address the significance of medical findings, the importance of working with the medical experts from the occurrence of the abuse or fatality through preparation for trial, and the advantages of using state-of-the-art methods for illustrating complex medical concepts. He will also assist attendees in understanding the defense medical witnesses’ claims and theories and how to use the medical experts as potential rebuttal witnesses.

     

    CHALLENGING DEFENSE EXPERTS AND THEORIES

    Prosecutor Debbie Feinstein will demonstrate, using several case studies, the legal and real-world challenges that medical professionals, child welfare investigators, law enforcement and prosecutors face when investigating and prosecuting abusive head trauma child abuse cases. She will address common misperceptions and media attempts to distort the scientific and medical basis for the diagnosis of abusive head trauma. She will outline legal and factual ways to overcome these challenges and distortions, including filing affirmative motions to limit the testimony of defense expert witnesses and motions in response to Frye or Daubert challenges to medical testimony relating to the abusive head trauma diagnosis. 

     

    PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION and Q & A

    Finally, all three presenters will be available to answer questions and to share lessons and tips together.

    NDAA Policy 

    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.

  • Modern #Ethics for #Prosecutors: Handling Cases in a Court of Law, and the Court of Public Opinion

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    1 CLE Credit Hour: Modern prosecutions involve making decisions that comport with the law and applicable State Bar rules. But because due to the current political climate and recent sensationalism of high profile cases related to police misconduct and other issues, today´s prosecutors live in a fishbowl—where their conduct is critiqued and criticized by the public on a regular basis, in connection with cases of every type.

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    On-Demand Webinar: Modern #Ethics for #Prosecutors: Handling Cases in a Court of Law, and 
    the Court of Public Opinion
    60-minute presentation
    CLE: 1 Credit Hour

    Wendy L. Patrick is a career prosecutor, named the Public Lawyer of the Year by the California State Bar Public Law Section. She has completed over 165 trials ranging from stalking, to domestic violence, to first-degree murder.  She teaches and trains on a variety of legal topics around the world. She has also been teaching ethics, trial skills, substance abuse, competence, elimination of bias, civility, and other subjects around the country on a regular basis for over twenty years to a variety of legal and business organizations. Modern prosecutions involve making decisions that comport with the law and applicable State Bar rules. But because due to the current political climate and recent sensationalism of high profile cases related to police misconduct and other issues, today´s prosecutors live in a fishbowl—where their conduct is critiqued and criticized by the public on a regular basis, in connection with cases of every type. This out-of-the-box, interactive program will cover modern, practical, ethical dilemmas for prosecutors, all of which will be analyzed under the Rules of Professional Conduct, and relevant case law. It will discuss everything from charging decisions in a charged political climate, to relationships with victims, witnesses, law enforcement, and the public, to working within a climate of public pressure—both on and offline.

    Cost:

    Members: $50
    Non-Members: $55
    If you would like to become a member, please join here!

    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.

    Eligibility

    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 lkilduff@ndaajustice.org.

    Questions?

    Please contact training@ndaajustice.org.

    Wendy Patrick, J.D., Ph.D.

    Deputy District Attorney

    Wendy L. Patrick is a career prosecutor, named the Public Lawyer of the Year by the California State Bar Public Law Section.  She has completed over 165 trials ranging from stalking, to domestic violence, to first-degree murder.  She teaches and trains on a variety of legal topics around the world.

     Ms. Patrick lectures nationally and internationally on the topics of sexual assault, domestic violence and human trafficking, including courses in Hong Kong, South Korea, and South Africa.  She also teaches sexual assault prevention for the Army, having presented domestically as well as in Bavaria and Wiesbaden, Germany.    

     She has also been teaching ethics, trial skills, substance abuse, competence, elimination of bias, civility, and other subjects around the country on a regular basis for over twenty years to a variety of legal and business organizations.  She has served as an instructor for national and international audiences through programs like the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and the National District Attorneys Association, as well as for educational institutions, law firms, and other professional groups.  She also lectures frequently for law enforcement groups, and is an Institute of Criminal Investigation certified instructor for law enforcement, and an Association of Threat Assessment Professionals Certified Threat Manager.

     Ms. Patrick is author of Red Flags (St. Martin´s Press), and co-author of the New York Times bestseller Reading People (Random House, revision).  She has her own column in Law Enforcement Quarterly and Psychology Today, and had her own ethics column in the San Diego Daily Transcript for more than a decade. 

     In addition to being selected as one of the Top Ten criminal attorneys in San Diego and named the Ronald M. George Public Lawyer of the Year, Ms. Patrick received an Outstanding Achievement Award from the San Diego Deputy District Attorneys Association, recognized by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors with a designated day in commemoration. 

     In addition to the Sexual Assault Response Team Response With a Heart Award, Ms. Patrick also received Service to the San Diego County Bar Association award, the Friend of the Community Award from the Tom Homann Law Association for her work prosecuting hate crimes

     On a personal note, Ms. Patrick holds a purple belt in Shorin-Ryu karate, is a concert violinist with the La Jolla Symphony, and plays the electric violin professionally with a rock band, performing both locally and in Hollywood.  

    Continuing Legal Education Credits: 1.0 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 lkilduff@ndaajustice.org.

    NDAA Policy 

    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.

  • Prosecuting DUI Cases

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    2 CLE Credit Hours: This online training course, developed by national experts in cooperation with the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, the National District Attorneys Association’s National Traffic Law Center, and the National Center for State Courts, is for new and practicing prosecutors.

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    On-Demand Course: Prosecuting DUI
    120-minute presentation
    CLE: 2 Credit Hours

    This online training course, developed by national experts in cooperation with the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, the National District Attorneys Association’s National Traffic Law Center, and the National Center for State Courts, is for new and practicing prosecutors. This FREE training course is designed to equip prosecutors with the knowledge, information, and confidence necessary to effectively prosecute DUI cases. The course walks the learner through a first-person simulation of preparing for the prosecution of a fictional DUI case. The training uses a compelling storyline, interactive exercises, document mock-ups, and avatar voiceovers to bring the course content to life.

    Completion of all slides of the content module along with successfully passing a knowledge assessment quiz earns the learner a certificate of completion. This training is self-paced, allowing the learner to move at their own pace to complete the content module in one sitting or via multiple sessions. Estimated time for course completion: approx. 1.5 – 2 hours.

    NOTE: Consult the FAQ page for helpful instructions prior to starting this course.

    Course module topics include:
    • Importance of DUI prosecution
    • Preliminary case review and evaluation
    • Trial preparation
    • Alcohol toxicology 101
    • Common defenses and trial tactics
    CLE

    Attendees should check the CLE tab for updates on which jurisdictions have approved the course for CLE credit. General questions or additional information regarding CLE credit can be directed to Project Coordinator Courtney Jan.

    Additional Questions 

    Please contact National Traffic Law Center, Senior Attorney, M. Kimberly Brown.

    Technical Requirements
    • Computer Platform: This training website and all course materials are accessible from most connected devices capable of accessing the internet, including most computers, tablets, and mobile devices. The optimum user experience is likely to be had via computer.
    • Web Browser: This training website and all course materials are supported by most modern web browsers. Where individual user discretion is allowed, Google Chrome is the preferred web browser for providing the greatest user experience.
    • Additional Applications: Course Certificates as well as some training materials are provided in PDF format and require access to Adobe Reader or a web browser or other application capable of opening PDF documents.
    Pop-Up Windows
    • Some training modules in our courses may open up in a pop-up window or new browser window. Be sure to disable any pop-up blocking on your web browser prior to beginning your training.
    • Helpful Tip: Maximize the module pop-up window to fill your monitor's full screen for increased size and readability.
    • Note: Only one module pop-up window may be open at a time. Close module pop-up windows by either clicking the "x" out button on the pop-up browser window, or by clicking the "exit" button on the course module's main menu.
    How to Sign Up

    Please note, the recommended browser to complete your registration is Google Chrome. To register follow these steps:

    1. Locate the desired course and click Register.
    2. Select Complete Registration Now or Add to Cart and Complete Registration Later to continue shopping and checkout via the cart when ready. Note: Your spot in a class is not reserved until you complete the checkout process.
    3. Enter your information and click Place My Order.
    4. Click Printable Receipt on the Registration Complete page to print your receipt. You can access course information and handouts from this page.
    I am not a member of NDAA. Can I access courses and recordings through this platform?

    Yes. You may browse available content such as webinars and courses. You will need to create a free NDAA profile (if you do not already have one) in order to register for a webinar or course, or to access on-demand recordings. Most content is available at a lower cost for NDAA members, so you may want to consider joining NDAA to take advantage of this member benefit.

    Certificates

    Certificates are awarded to learners who complete the training course. Upon successful completion of all course requirements, which depending on the requirements for the course, may include viewing of slides, completion of modules and/or quizzes, or the submission of assignments, you will have access to the last module which allows you to download your certificate or print your PDF certificate. If your state is not pre-approved for CLE credit, please download the 'General Certificate.'

    If you already completed the course and looking to download your certificate, please reach out to Project Coordinator, Courtney Jan to verify your course completion and she will send your certificate. 

    Started the course already?

    If you started the course in our previous platform, please note you will need to restart the course in our new platform.

    ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?

    Please contact National Traffic Law Center, Senior Attorney, M. Kimberly Brown.

  • Discovery: Stay Out of Trouble -- Knowing the Rules and Ethical Considerations

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    1.5 CLE Credit Hours: A Prosecutor’s duty to provide discovery in a timely manner is fundamental to a defendant’s right to a fair trial. The failure to fully comply with discovery obligations can not only jeopardize your case, it can also jeopardize your career. This course will explore both the nuts and bolts of a prosecutor’s discovery obligations as well as ethical considerations in determining what evidence is discoverable.

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    On-Demand Webinar: Discovery: Stay Out of Trouble - Knowing the Rules and Ethical Considerations
    90-minute presentation 
    CLE: 1.50 Credits

    A Prosecutor’s duty to provide discovery in a timely manner is fundamental to a defendant’s right to a fair trial.  The failure to fully comply with discovery obligations can not only jeopardize your case, it can also jeopardize your career.  This course will explore both the nuts and bolts of a prosecutor’s discovery obligations as well as ethical considerations in determining what evidence is discoverable.  Against the backdrop of a multi-defendant, high-profile drug trafficking crime, the course will explore determining what evidence is discoverable under most rules of criminal procedure, the applicable rules of professional conduct, Brady/Giglio considerations, the use of informants, ethical rules and considerations when dealing with the media, electronic discovery, dealing with the 11th hour surprise by the lead investigator, and other discovery related issues.  Participation is encouraged.

    This program qualifies for 1.50 hours of legal ethics credit.

    Cost:

    Members: $75.00
    Non-Members: $82.50
    If you would like to become a member, please join here!

    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.

    Eligibility

    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  lkilduff@ndaajustice.org.

    Questions?

    Please contact training@ndaajustice.org.

    Britt Imes

    Supervising Deputy District Attorney

    San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office

    Britt Imes has been a criminal prosecutor for the last 19 years.  Britt is currently a Supervising Deputy District Attorney in the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office.  During his career Britt has held assignments ranging from misdemeanors and juvenile prosecutions to three-strikes and homicide cases.  He spent several years as the lead and supervising attorney for the gang prosecution unit.  Britt has provided training, resources and technical assistance to prosecutors and members of law enforcement across California and nationally on issues related to gang investigations and prosecutions, evidence and trial advocacy.

    Continuing Legal Education Credits: 1.50 hours
    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 lkilduff@ndaajustice.org.

    NDAA Policy

    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.

  • Mastering Masking

    Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits

    2 CLE Credit Hours: Federal and most state law prohibits the “masking” of convictions. Misconceptions continue to persist surrounding this statute’s mandate requiring the reporting of CDL/CMV violations and convictions and prosecutors’ discretion to negotiate these cases. Learners will appreciate how the enforcement of this and other regulations combine to reduce injury and death by keeping unsafe commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders off the roads and assuring that each driver has one driver’s license and one complete driver’s record.

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    On-Demand Course: Mastering Masking
    120-minute presentation
    CLE: 2 Credit Hours

    Federal and most state law prohibits the “Masking” of convictions. Misconceptions continue to persist surrounding this statute’s mandate requiring the reporting of CDL/CMV violations and convictions and prosecutors’ discretion to negotiate these cases.

    This online training course, developed by national experts in cooperation with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the National District Attorneys Association’s National Traffic Law Center, and the National Center for State Courts, is for new and practicing prosecutors, as well as other traffic safety professionals who desire to learn more about the legal and ethical consequences of plea negotiations involving commercial driver’s license (CDL) cases. This FREE training course is designed to equip prosecutors with the knowledge, information, and confidence necessary to effectively prosecute CDL and/or large commercial motor vehicle (CMV) cases. The course walks the learner through a first-person simulation of prosecuting the fictional traffic case of a CDL holder. The training uses a case file, interactive exercises, document mock-ups, and avatar voiceovers to bring the course content to life.

    Completion of all slides of the content module along with successfully passing a knowledge assessment quiz earns the learner a certificate of completion. This training is self-paced, allowing the learner to move at their own pace to complete the content module in one sitting or via multiple sessions. Estimated time for course completion: approx. 1.5 – 2 hours.

    NOTE: Consult the FAQ page for helpful instructions prior to starting this course.

    Course module topics include:

    Convictions

    Masking and Ethics

    Disqualification

    Content

    Pre-Assessment

    Course Module

    Final Assessment

    Course Evaluation

    Completion Rules

    All units must be completed

    Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever

    CLE

    Attendees should check the CLE tab for updates on which jurisdictions have approved the course for CLE credit. General questions or additional information regarding CLE credit can be directed to Project Coordinator Courtney Jan.

    ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?

    Please contact NTLC Senior Attorney, Jim Camp.

    Romana A. Lavalas, Esq.

    FMCSA Attorney-Advisor in the Office of the Chief Counsel, Enforcement and Litigation Division

    Former Senior Attorney, NDAA

    Romana Lavalas served as the CDL Senior Attorney for the National District Attorneys Association’s, National Traffic Law Center from 2017 to May 2021. During her tenure at NDAA, Romana provided education and technical assistance to prosecutors, judges, law enforcement and other allied professionals, as well as develops resource materials addressing commercial drivers’ license issues in the criminal justice system.

    Prior to joining the National District Attorneys Association, Romana served as a prosecutor for the Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office in Syracuse, New York. During her 17 year tenure, Romana prosecuted misdemeanor and felony DWI cases as well as argued appeals before New York State’s Appellate Division, Fourth Department. She is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany and Syracuse University College of Law.  Romana recently accepted an Attorney-Advisor position in the Office of the Chief Counsel, CDL Enforcement and Litigation unit at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. 

    Jim Camp

    Senior Attorney

    National District Attorneys Association

    Jim Camp is a Senior Attorney with the National Traffic Law Center, focusing on Commercial Driver’s License related topics. 

    A nationally recognized authority on traffic safety, trial advocacy, law enforcement and prosecution issues, he is an in demand motivational and subject matter expert speaker. Jim served 17 years as Elected District Attorney in Wisconsin, and 9 years as Assistant District Attorney General and Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor in Tennessee, with more than 33 years of experience as a trial lawyer.

    Mr. Camp has educated and provided authoritative advice to and for law enforcement, staff and command, prosecutors, legislators, committees, boards, traffic safety partners and private industry nationally. He has authored numerous articles on impaired driving and trial advocacy, and over twenty-four thousand have heard him speak.

    Technical Requirements
    • Computer Platform: This training website and all course materials are accessible from most connected devices capable of accessing the internet, including most computers, tablets, and mobile devices. The optimum user experience is likely to be had via computer.
    • Web Browser: This training website and all course materials are supported by most modern web browsers. Where individual user discretion is allowed, Google Chrome is the preferred web browser for providing the greatest user experience.
    • Additional Applications: Course Certificates as well as some training materials are provided in PDF format and require access to Adobe Reader or a web browser or other application capable of opening PDF documents.
    Pop-Up Windows
    • Some training modules in our courses may open up in a pop-up window or new browser window. Be sure to disable any pop-up blocking on your web browser prior to beginning your training.
    • Helpful Tip: Maximize the module pop-up window to fill your monitor's full screen for increased size and readability.
    • Note: Only one module pop-up window may be open at a time. Close module pop-up windows by either clicking the "x" out button on the pop-up browser window, or by clicking the "exit" button on the course module's main menu.
    How to Sign Up

    Please note, the recommended browser to complete your registration is Google Chrome. To register follow these steps:

    1. Locate the desired course and click Register.
    2. Select Complete Registration Now or Add to Cart and Complete Registration Later to continue shopping and checkout via the cart when ready. Note: Your spot in a class is not reserved until you complete the checkout process.
    3. Enter your information and click Place My Order.
    4. Click Printable Receipt on the Registration Complete page to print your receipt. You can access course information and handouts from this page.
    I am not a member of NDAA. Can I access courses and recordings through this platform?

    Yes. You may browse available content such as webinars and courses. You will need to create a free NDAA profile (if you do not already have one) in order to register for a webinar or course, or to access on-demand recordings. Most content is available at a lower cost for NDAA members, so you may want to consider joining NDAA to take advantage of this member benefit.

    Certificates

    Certificates are awarded to learners who complete the training course. Upon successful completion of all course requirements, which depending on the requirements for the course, may include viewing of slides, completion of modules and/or quizzes, or the submission of assignments, you will have access to the last module which allows you to download your certificate or print your PDF certificate. If the state you practice in is not pre-approved, please download the 'General Certificate.'

    If you already completed the course and looking to download your certificate, please reach out to Project Coordinator, Courtney Jan to verify your course completion and she will send your certificate. 

    Started the course already?

    If you started the course in our previous platform, please note you will need to restart the course in our new platform.

    ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?

    Please contact NTLC Staff Attorney, Jim Camp.

  • Win Win Animal Abuse Prosecutions!

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    1.5 CLE Credit Hours: Embracing the ultimate goal of saving animal lives and punishing offenders, while being mindful of the need for careful case preparation, trial presentation techniques, and plea bargaining.

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    On-Demand Webinar: Win Win Animal Abuse Prosecutions!
    90-minute presentation
    CLE: 1.50 Credit Hours

    Please join our expert as he provides a multi-disciplinary audience approach to investigating, charging, prosecuting and meeting community expectations in animal abuse cases. Embracing the ultimate goal of saving animal lives and punishing offenders, while being mindful of the need for careful case preparation, trial presentation techniques, and plea bargaining. Reaching satisfying results while acknowledging the need to show respect for animals.

    Cost:

    Members: $75
    Non-Members: $82.50
    If you would like to become a member, please join here!

    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.

    Eligibility

    Prosecutors (state and local, federal, military, and tribal), law enforcement personnel, paralegals with prosecutor’s offices and other members of the prosecution team.

    Questions? 

    Please contact training@ndaajustice.org.

    Adam Lippe

    Chief, Animal Abuse Unit

    Mr. Lippe is a career prosecutor who serves as the Chief of the Animal Abuse Unit and the Economic - Cyber Crimes Unit for the Baltimore County State's Attorney's Office (a jurisdiction of over 800,000 people). In this role he manages direct reports and personally works on serious animal abuse cases involving neglect, abuse and starvation, as well as torturing and the killing of animals.  He was responsible for the successful prosecution of the former Ravens’ player Terrence Cody, who was convicted of starving his family dog and sent to prison.  As the Chief of the Economic Crime Unit, Mr. Lippe handles complex embezzlements and frauds, including identity theft, internet scams, check and credit card frauds, large material thefts, organized retail crime, financial exploitation of vulnerable adults, entitlement fraud, in addition to handling murders. He was a district and juvenile court prosecutor, before heading to violent crime and narcotics for many years before his current position. Mr. Lippe has been an adjunct faculty member at both the University of Maryland School of Law and University of Baltimore School of Law and several other local colleges and universities. He also was a frequent lecturer at the National Advocacy Center in Columbia, South Carolina for the National District Attorney's Association. Licensed in both the state of Maryland and New Jersey, Mr. Lippe is an alumni of the University of Maryland School of Law and The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.

    Continuing Legal Education Credits: 1.50 hours
    NDAA has applied for CLE credit in the states 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 provided 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 lkilduff@ndaajustice.org

    NDAA Policy

    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.