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Office Administration Trainings

Office Administration and Management
November 9–13, 2015, Tampa, FL
Registration | Tentative Agenda | Hotel Reservations

Vanishing Budgets; Overwhelming Caseloads; Reduced Resources; Newly Elected Chief Prosecutors; Old Guard Tunnel Vision; High Profile Cases; 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 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 with 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
  • 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
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Grant Writing and Management
  • 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 struggling with these same issues. 

The Westin Tampa Harbour Island
725 S. Harbour Island
Tampa, FL  33602

Hotel Cut Off Date: 
Monday, October 19th, 2015

The Westin Tampa Harbour Island is a private waterfront retreat in the heart of downtown Tampa. You are within walking distance of the Tampa Convention Center and just a half mile from Amalie Arena.  
Close to:
The Florida Aquarium
Tampa Cruise Port
Take Tampa’s electric street car to the Port of Tampa/ Channelside district or to Tampa’s historic Ybor City
Star Ship Dining Yacht docked at Channelside.
Tampa Museum of Art
Clearwater Beaches – just a short drive
6 miles from Lowry Park Zoo
10 miles from Busch Garden’s and Adventure Island

For a full listing of area restaurants click here

$104 single / double / triple or quadruple occupancy plus 12 % tax.
Free wireless internet in guestrooms,  complimentary health club entry and a 50% self-parking discount.

Room rates are valid 3 days before and 3 days after course based on room availability .

PLEASE NOTEwhen securing reservations for this course we are aware that at this popular destination Sunday night, November 8th is sold out. Please make reservations for Monday – Friday at the host hotel. We are  aware of the situation and will have an update asap.

Rooms may be guaranteed by guests major credit card or first night’s deposit.
Hotel Reservations

CLE: Anticipated CLE credits will be approximately 20 hours, including at least one hour of Ethics.

Questions regarding CLE can be directed to Randall Cooper

Eligibility: Open to all supervisory staff in prosecutors and government attorneys’ offices, i.e. lawyers in local, state, federal 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, 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, November 9th
Orientation at 9:00 a.m. Monday, November 9th.
Concludes  Friday, November 13th at noon.

Register online

Further Questions: Contact course director Candace Mosley: or project coordinator/registrar Randall Cooper: