Practical Skills for New Prosecutors

  • Chapel Hill, NC
This course is sponsored by North Carolina Conference of District Attorneys.

This course has currently reached capacity and registration is closed.

This course, offered in conjunction with the Conference of District Attorneys, provides practical and legal training for new prosecutors through classroom lecture and practical skills exercises. The course covers topics such as prosecuting domestic violence cases; handling DWI cases; working with law enforcement officers; sentencing; chemical tests for alcohol; and much more. The course also includes practical skills exercises, during which participants practice introducing critical evidence.

Additional information

Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt Place Raleigh/Cary, a short drive from the NC Judicial Center. The room rate is the state rate of $78.90 plus tax.  To reserve a room, call the hotel directly at (919) 233-2205.  Please indicate that you are attending “New Prosecutors School” to receive the reduced rate.  The reservation deadline for the block rate is 5 p.m. on November 5, 2021.


A portion of this course includes 12 hours for the Professionalism for New Admittees Program, which is a required course for all new attorneys admitted to the NC State Bar. 

The School of Government will cover the cost up to 24 CLE credit hours (including the 12 PNA hours)

*CLE pending approval from the NC State Bar

General19.50 hrs
Ethics9.50 hrs
Substance abuse1.00 hrs
Technology1.50 hrs
Total31.50 hrs
For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar
919.966.4414
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Michael Spinosi

Program Manager, Courts Group
919.843.7978