The 2024 NDAA Summer Summit: Empowering Prosecutors to Safeguard Victims and Elevate Their Voices

July 15–16, 2024: Riverside Hotel, Boise, Idaho

In the ever-evolving landscape of criminal justice, prosecutors face the critical challenge of not only seeking justice but also ensuring the protection and elevation of victims’ voices. The 2024 National District Attorney’s Association (NDAA) Summer Summit, themed “The Prosecutors’ Blueprint to Safeguard Victims and Elevate Their Voices,” is designed to equip prosecutors with the essential tools and strategies to meet this challenge head-on.

Learn more: NDAA Learning Center: 2024 NDAA Summer Summit — The Prosecutor’s Blueprint to Safeguard Victims and Elevate their Voices through Enhanced Prosecution, Protection and Prevention Strategies

Why This Summit Matters

Held in the scenic city of Boise, Idaho, from July 15–16, 2024, this summit brings together elected and chief prosecutors from across the nation for an intensive training and networking experience. The event’s focus is on providing actionable insights and innovative strategies to enhance prosecution, protection, and prevention efforts. Here’s why you should consider attending or sending your staff to this pivotal event:

  1. Expert-Led Training Sessions: The summit features a comprehensive agenda packed with sessions led by top experts in the field. From advanced prosecution techniques to innovative victim protection strategies, these sessions are designed to provide prosecutors with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate complex cases and support victims effectively.
  2. Hands-On Workshops and Breakout Sessions: Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops and breakout sessions that delve into specific topics such as trauma-informed prosecution, community outreach, and victim advocacy. These interactive sessions offer a practical approach to learning, allowing prosecutors to apply new techniques in real-world scenarios.
  3. Networking Opportunities: One of the key benefits of attending the NDAA Summer Summit is the chance to network with peers from across the country. Sharing experiences and best practices with fellow prosecutors fosters a collaborative environment that can lead to innovative solutions and strengthened community relations.
  4. Focus on Community Impact: The summit emphasizes the crucial role prosecutors play in their communities. By enhancing their skills and knowledge, prosecutors can better serve and protect victims, ultimately leading to safer and more resilient communities. The training provided at the summit is designed to have a direct, positive impact on the lives of those affected by crime.
  5. Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits: The summit also offers the opportunity to earn Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits. This ensures that prosecutors remain up-to-date with the latest legal standards and practices, enhancing their professional development and effectiveness in their roles.
Prosecutors from across the nation convened in Nashville in 2023 for NDAA’s premier conference, Summer Summit.

Key Sessions to Look Forward To

The summit’s agenda is filled with sessions tailored to address the most pressing issues in prosecution today. Here are a few highlights:

  • Opening Keynote & Pass the Gavel Ceremony: The Pass the Gabel Ceremony and opening session will set the stage for the summit, exploring the evolving role of prosecutors and the importance of safeguarding victims’ rights.
  • Prosecutor Wellbeing Masterclass — Survival Gear for Staying
    Well in the Trenches of Trauma:
    This specialized course is designed to equip attendees with essential tools and strategies for maintaining their health and resilience in the midst of daily challenges.
  • Advanced Strategies for Victim Protection: This session will cover cutting-edge techniques and best practices for ensuring the safety and well-being of victims in technology-based crimes throughout the judicial process.
  • Building Community Trust Through Effective Communication: Learn how to enhance community relations and build trust through transparent and empathetic communication strategies.
  • Trauma-Informed Prosecution — A Holistic Approach: Understand the impact of trauma on victims and learn how to integrate trauma-informed practices into prosecution efforts to better support victims.

Register Today

The 2024 NDAA Summer Summit is more than just a conference; it’s a call to action for prosecutors dedicated to making a difference. By attending, you will gain valuable insights, practical tools, and a supportive network that will empower you to elevate your prosecution practices and better serve your community.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a transformative event that will shape the future of prosecution. Register now and join us in Boise, Idaho, for an experience that promises to be both enriching and impactful.

We hope to #SeeYouInBoise for NDAA’s 2024 Summer Summit!



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