Professional Development

The Conference provides dozens of informative training programs every year, ranging from fundamental trial skills development to specialized programs focusing on a particular criminal law area. Some of these training programs are designed exclusively for prosecutors, but many are open to law enforcement, legal assistants, court staff, and other allied professionals. The Conference gratefully acknowledges the grant funding that makes many of these trainings possible.

The calendar below lists all of the year’s upcoming programs, so prosecutors and others can plan their attendance in advance. If a program is currently open for registration, clicking on the title or register button will bring up a registration page.

Please direct any questions about content, eligibility, or registration for a specific training to the contact listed for that course, or you can email the Conference for additional information.

Upcoming Trainings

Domestic Violence Regional-Central: Improving the Process

  • March 1, 2024

This one-day training for prosecutors, law enforcement, and administrative professionals will cover an array of common challenges in domestic violence cases and give tips to improve the process of holding abusers accountable. The training will include investigations, report writing and documentation, assessing lethality, tracking repeat offenders, case management, and evidence-based prosecutions.

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Up in Smoke

  • March 7, 2024 – March 8, 2024
This two-day course is designed to give prosecutors and law enforcement the vocabulary, knowledge, and tools necessary to feel confident investigating, assessing, and preparing arson cases for trial.
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Fundamentals of Juvenile Justice

  • March 8, 2024

As the juvenile court system keeps evolving, it’s crucial for law enforcement professionals and other allied professionals to stay up to date with the legal changes regarding juvenile matters. The one-day training session will mainly focus on juvenile procedures, investigations, the roles of School Resource Officers, “Raise the Age” information and a juvenile law update. Additionally, community organizations will be present to provide law enforcement officers with information about the services they offer to juvenile offenders.

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Investigators Round Table

  • March 11, 2024 – March 12, 2024

This 1 ½ day workshop is an opportunity for District Attorney Investigators to meet and share ideas, challenges, best practices, and enjoy relevant training.

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Regional DWI: Nuts and Bolts

  • March 14, 2024 – March 15, 2024

This two-day training will cover hot topics and issues that prosecutors and officers ask us about throughout the year. We will provide information about impaired driving and traffic safety issues that aren’t always in the mainstream as well as routine issues that can always be improved.

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Domestic Violence Regional-East: Improving the Process

  • March 15, 2024

This one-day training for prosecutors, law enforcement, and administrative professionals will cover an array of common challenges in domestic violence challenges in domestic violence cases and give tips to improve the process of holding abusers accountable. The training will include investigations, report writing and documentation, assessing lethality, tracking repeat offenders, case management, and evidence-based prosecutions.

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Training Name Training Date CLE Type Location Description Registration Link
Domestic Violence Regional-Central: Improving the Process March 1, 2024 General Raleigh, NC Open to prosecutors and law enforcement
Up in Smoke March 7, 2024 – March 8, 2024 General Atlantic Beach, NC Open to prosecutors and law enforcement
Fundamentals of Juvenile Justice March 8, 2024 General Flat Rock, NC Open to law enforcement
Investigators Round Table March 11, 2024 – March 12, 2024 General Raleigh, NC Open to District Attorney Investigators
Regional DWI: Nuts and Bolts March 14, 2024 – March 15, 2024 General Wilmington, NC Open to prosecutors and law enforcement
Domestic Violence Regional-East: Improving the Process March 15, 2024 General New Bern, NC Open to prosecutors and law enforcement
Legal Update March 22, 2024 General Raleigh, NC Open to prosecutors and law enforcement
Juvenile Court Boot Camp April 3, 2024 – April 5, 2024 General Blowing Rock, NC Open to prosecutors and legal assistants
Domestic Violence Regional-West: Improving the Process April 5, 2024 General Asheville, NC Open to prosecutors and law enforcement.
Financial Crimes April 12, 2024 General Raleigh, NC Open to prosecutors and law enforcement

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The North Carolina Conference of District Attorneys offers a wealth of valuable information and assistance to prosecutors and their law enforcement partners. If you are unable to locate the answers you require, please do not hesitate to reach out to our team members. We are dedicated to providing guidance and direction to ensure that the needs of prosecutors are met with the utmost professionalism and respect.