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Talking to Cops: Effective Communication Techniques and Strategies to Strengthen Interagency Collaboration
1.25 Live Webinar CLE Credit: The service of justice is a team effort and communication is the oxygen of teamwork. When communication breaks down, a team breaks down. In this session we will discuss obstacles to effective communication between justice partners – police, prosecutors, and other stakeholders – and identify strategies and techniques to overcome those barriers.
Includes a Live Web Event on 12/12/2023 at 2:00 PM (EST)
1.00 Live Webinar CLE Credit: Leadership is not just a title, it is an action. The earlier an organization develops future leaders by empowering people to take on responsibility and learn coaching techniques, the better the overale morale and competency of an office. Promoting teamwork and encouraging individual leadership skill building will benefit everyone, including the victims and communities we serve.
Includes a Live Web Event on 11/29/2023 at 2:00 PM (EST)
1.00 Live Webinar CLE Credit: The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office continues to take proactive and progressive steps in creating an environment that fully promotes inclusivity benefiting both their office and the people they serve. This webinar addresses how their office incorporated new guidelines and practices to be inclusive of all gender identities. The speaker will touch on how the transformation was initiated, provide a general overview of the training that they conducted, and discuss the actionable steps their office took to fully implement the plan.
Includes a Live Web Event on 10/18/2023 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
1.50 Live Webinar CLE Credit: Gang cases are some of the most difficult cases to prosecute. From uncooperative witness to jury nullification there are many factors making gang crimes extremely challenging. Join NDAA and Assistant State’s Attorney, Thomas Darman, for a 90-minute webinar designed to help you to organize, strategize, and successfully prosecute the most complex of gang cases.
Includes a Live Web Event on 10/10/2023 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
1.00 Live Webinar CLE Credit: Life is full of transitions, big and small. Our profession, our lives, and our world stay in a constant state of movement and change. This webinar will focus on how to stay centered and on track in the midst of life’s transitions.
Includes a Live Web Event on 09/19/2023 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
2.00 Live Webinar CLE Credit: Survivors of violent crime often display behaviors and recount memories in ways that are counterintuitive to jurors, prosecutors, law enforcement and the community stakeholders who are doing their best to assist them and help them obtain justice. All members of the criminal justice team, community resource providers, and health care professionals can work more effectively with these vulnerable victims by recognizing and understanding the underlying neurobiology of traumatic events, its emotional and physical manifestation, and how these processes can impact the victim’s emotions, life experiences, memory, and responses.
Includes a Live Web Event on 08/28/2023 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
1.00 Live Webinar CLE Credit: To implement a meaningful Diversity, Equity and Inclusion program in your office, you have to assess the current dynamics and environment of your office as well as encourage feedback from your staff. You must next utilize tools to identify your office’s needs and employ strategies that address those specific needs in order to create an effective program. This CLE will address methods to identify DEI gaps in your office and how to use the information you gather from that assessment to create meaningful change and an inclusive environment.
Includes a Live Web Event on 08/08/2023 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
1.00 Live Webinar CLE Credit: What should you do with your life? Many of us have chosen the law. But does the law answer the questions, the hunger, and the passions we possess? In this seminar, we will address the creative spirit of life and the recognition of our gifts and talents, so that we can come closer to the knowledge that our lives truly matter. We can find the courage to see what needs doing in the world and then take the risks necessary to add value to the lives of others. The law allows us these privileges. We will end with a review of specific Ethical Rules that fortify our belief in the proposition that our Life’s Work can make all the difference.
Includes a Live Web Event on 07/24/2023 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
2.00 Live Webinar CLE Credit: Dangerous individuals are not always charged with dangerous crimes, yet they pose an unreasonable risk of danger to the violent crime victim, witnesses, and the community. Knowing what facts to look for, where to look, and how to present the information they find, prosecutors can reveal a more accurate portrayal of defendant risk to the court. From bail arguments to protective orders to proposing terms and conditions of probation, prosecutors can thereby take a more proactive role in fashioning conditions and consequences that fit both the crime and the criminal.
Includes a Live Web Event on 07/18/2023 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
1.50 Live Webinar CLE Credit: This CLE will focus on how to approach defense attorneys who utilize tactics such as improperly accusing the prosecution of misconduct, deploying an unnecessarily aggressive demeanor, or simply being unreasonable and obstructing the flow of a case. Techniques for both maintaining your sanity, upholding the dignity of our profession and effectively neutralizing these approaches will be explored. Additionally, special consideration will be given to the Rules of Professional Conduct that address interaction between attorneys and what these rules can tell us about handling these situations.