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Office Administration Trainings

Office Administration
October 24-28, 2016, Louisville, KY
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Tight Budgets, Overwhelming Caseloads, Reduced Resources, Mandatory Furloughs, Newly Elected Chief Prosecutors, Unfunded Federal Mandates, High Profile Case Fatigue, Old Guard Tunnel Vision, Political Fallout, Costly Litigation of Employment Matters, and Prosecutor Backlash; these are just some of the issues facing management in the prosecutor’s office as well as any government attorney’s office.  Chief Prosecutors, First Assistants, Supervisors of Trial and Investigative Teams and Administrative Professional Staff, must be conversant on a variety of issues.  Our experienced multidisciplinary faculty members, like you, work on the front lines facing these daily challenges. Our faculty consists of attorney and non-attorney supervisors, chief prosecutors and management consultants.  The Office Administration course affords you a variety of formats—workshops, lectures and brainstorming sessions designed with your interests in mind. 

Some topics included in the program:

  • Effective Evaluation Tools
  • Managing Bias Back Lash
  • Transforming a Boss into a Leader
  • Problem Solving:  Breaking Through Barriers of Negativity
  • Hitting the Campaign Trail
  • Diminishing Collateral Damage
  • Discrimination Law
  • Interviewing Strategies
  • Creating Paperless File Management Systems
  • Increasing Morale
  • Dealing with the Media
  • Workplace Bullying
  • Litigation of Employment Matters
  • Furloughs, Layoffs and Revision of Job Duties
  • Maintaining Productive Relationships with Administrative Professionals
  • Revising Policy Manuals for  21st Century Technological Concerns
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Collaborative Community Partnerships
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Grant Writing and Management
  • Communicating Effectively with your Constituents
  • Abuse of Authority
  • Conviction Integrity Units
  • Ethical Issues and Professional Responsibility
  • Procuring Affordable Technology for the Office

Don’t miss an opportunity to not only learn how to be a more effective administrator, but also discuss common issues with your peers from across the country talking these same issues. 

Hyatt Regency Louisville
311 South 4th Street
Louisville, Kentucky, 40202
Hotel Reservations
Hotel Cutoff Date: September 30, 2016

Hyatt Regency Louisville is located just 5 miles from Louisville International Airport: Take 264 East to 65 North (follow signs to downtown). Take Brook Street exit. Proceed three blocks. Then turn left on Fourth Street and hotel entrance is on left.

Rate: $121 single/double occupancy plus 16 % tax.

  • Discounted wireless internet in guestrooms, Hyatt StayFit® gym with cardio and strength training equipment, Indoor heated pool, Tennis
  • Room rates are valid 3 days before and 3 days after course based on room availability
  • Rooms may be guaranteed by guests’ major credit card or first night’s deposit.

Discover a new level of urban sophistication at Hyatt Regency Louisville. Enjoy upscale amenities, a welcoming environment, and gracious hospitality. The hotel’s ideal downtown location is within easy walking distance of popular historic, cultural, and entertainment venues.

Visit Fourth Street Live! Louisville’s premier dining and entertainment complex directly connected to the hotel, offering something for everyone! Enjoy local craft food or listen to live music, or have some fun playing bocce ball, corn hole, ping pong, and your favorite arcade games.

Other downtown points of interest include: 

  • Kentucky Center
  • Louisville Slugger
  • Museum & Factory
  • Muhammad Ali Center

On the half day off visit historic landmarks located just a few miles from downtown:

  • Kentucky Derby Museum- 4.6 miles south
  • Louisville Zoo- 7.7 miles southeast
  • Churchill Downs – 4.6 miles south

Urban Bourbon Trail — While in Bourbon Country! See how Kentucky celebrates America’s only native spirit in its birthplace. Though bourbon can be produced anywhere in the United States, the majority of the world’s favorite brands are still being made in Kentucky. Enjoy traveling throughout Bourbon Country to take in the many sites and attractions that toast Kentucky’s signature export. Discover heritage sites, working distillery tours, tasting rooms, a whisky museum, cooperages, world-class bourbon bars and restaurants, whiskey shops with hard to find bourbons, bourbon chocolate shops and hotels with bourbon themes.

Course Information

CLE: Anticipated CLE credits will be approximately 12 hours, including at least one hour of Ethics.

Questions regarding CLE can be directed to

Eligibility: Open to all supervisory staff in prosecutors and government attorneys’ offices, i.e. lawyers in local, state, federal, tribal and military prosecutors’ offices, administrative professionals, paralegals who work in prosecutors’ offices and investigators who are employed by a prosecutor’s office.

Course Tuition is $595 for NDAA Members, $695 all others, which includes admission and course materials. NDAA adheres to a policy of non-discrimination in admissions, scholarship awards, and administration. The first attendee from an office pays full tuition. Each additional attendee from the same office will receive a $50 discount.

Cancellations and Refund Policy
Full refunds will be made for cancellations received by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, 10 busi­ness days prior to the beginning of the course. Refunds, less $60 for administrative fees, will be made for cancellations received after this date.

Attendees are responsible for their own lodging and travel expenses. HERTZ offers special discounts — refer to the NDAA Corporate Discount (CPD) Number 1572962. AVIS also offers special discounts — refer to Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number D150036.

Course Schedule
On Site Registration at 8:00 a.m. Monday, October 24th
Orientation at 9:00 a.m. Monday, October 24th
Concludes Friday, October 28th at 11:30am

Further Questions: Contact course director Candace Mosley: or project coordinator/registrar Stephanie Turner:


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