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

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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

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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.

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Recorded 09/28/2020 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.
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