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Who We Are

The Conference was established by the General Assembly “…to assist in improving the administration of justice in North Carolina by coordinating the prosecution efforts of the various district attorneys.” The primary objective of the Conference is to provide crucial support to prosecutors in the discharge of their duties. To accomplish this, the Conference extends a range of valuable resources and guidance, including Professional Development, Publications, and Research Assistance. These resources enable prosecutors to uphold justice for North Carolina’s citizens in an effective and efficient manner.

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Victim Rights

If you have experienced any sort of crime, the legal system may seem overwhelming due to its complex processes, legal jargon, and professionals. But, you have rights as a victim that must be respected. To gain knowledge about your rights and access vital information, please explore the Victims Tab and other resources available to you. You can rest assured that you have the ability to take action and make sure your rights are upheld.

Upcoming Trainings

Jul 12 2024

Navigating the Maze of Mental Illness

July 12, 2024
Asheville, NC

No matter what type of cases they handle, prosecutors are likely to encounter defendants who have mental health issues. Whether District Court or Superior Couty, incapable to proceed or insane, the intersection of the criminal court system and the mental health system is both incredibly important and extremely confusing. This one-day course will help prosecutors navigate the labyrinth of managing defendants who may be dealing with mental health issues.

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Jul 25 2024

Call the Expert: Adult Protective Services

July 25, 2024
Carrboro/ Chapel Hill, NC

This two-day workshop will provide information to participants on how to effectively utilize a witness from APS as an expert in crimes against older adults.

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DA Spotlight

Andy Gregson

Randolph

Andy Gregson is the District Attorney for Prosecutorial District 37 which encompasses Randolph County, North Carolina. He attended The Citadel where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science before earning his Juris Doctorate from Campbell University. He began serving in the District Attorneys Office as an Assistant District Attorney in 1994 before he was elected as District Attorney in 2017.

Earlier this year District Attorney Andy Gregson appeared before the Randolph County Board of Commissioners to acknowledge the collaborative efforts of law enforcement, federal, state, and local agencies that contributed to the success of Project Safe Neighborhoods. He states that Randolph County went 14 months without a murder due to the success of the project.

District Attorney Andy Gregson is a member of The North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission and serves as the Vice President of the North Carolina Conference of District Attorneys. In February 2023, he was honored with the Peter S. Gilchrist III & Wade M. Smith awards from the North Carolina Bar Association.

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How Can We Help?

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.