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Basic Prosecutor's Course

This event is currently full. Please contact Tamara Heagy at 717-238-5416 if you would like to be put on the waiting list.


The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute is offering the Basic Prosecutors Course to district attorneys’ offices throughout Pennsylvania. The purpose of the Basic Prosecutors Course is to prepare newly hired assistant district attorneys to make the transition from law student to prosecutor.

The course will be held June 5-8, 2017 at the Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey Hotel in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The course will start at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, June 5, and end at approximately 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 8. The three and a half day course is in lecture, demonstration and practical exercise format.

The PDAI will provide a continental breakfast, lunch and a.m. and p.m. breaks Monday through Wednesday as well as a welcome reception Monday evening. A grab and go breakfast will be provided Thursday morning. Please submit a $300.00 fee to PDAI to cover your food and beverage.

This course is exclusively limited to assistant district attorneys currently employed by a district attorney’s office in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Class size is limited to 50 attendees.

Registration Deadline

Please complete the registration form and mail, fax, or email it to the PDAI:

Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute
2929 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(Phone) 717-238-5416
(Fax) 717-231-3912

All registrations must reach the PDAI staff no later than Friday, May 5, 2017. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to the first 50 registrants. PDAI will maintain a waiting list and notify prospective students if an opening becomes available.

Continuing Legal Education

The Basic Prosecutor’s Course is approved for 2 ethics and 18 substantive Continuing Legal Education credits.


The PDAI will pay for single occupancy accommodations (room and tax only) on Monday through Wednesday nights. Overnight rooms will be reserved for attendees at the Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey Hotel, where the course will be held. The PDAI will make all hotel reservations; you should not contact the hotel directly to make your reservations. All reservations will be guaranteed for late arrival.

Please indicate on the registration form the nights for which you will require overnight accommodations. Overnight stays on Sunday night, June 4 and/or Thursday night, June 8 will be at your expense ($110.00 plus tax) payable upon check-in, although the reservations will be made by the PDAI. If you share a room on Sunday and/or Thursday night with another attendee, you must continue this arrangement for the week. You are responsible for paying for incidental expenses upon check-out.


Please contact PDAI as soon as possible in the event you must cancel your course registration so that another person can attend in your place. If you cancel at the last minute (after 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 2) you must call the hotel directly at (717) 564-5511 to cancel your room reservation. You will be invoiced for any hotel charges billed to PDAI resulting from no show or cancellation less than 48 hours prior to scheduled arrival.

June 5th, 2017 8:30 AM   through   June 8th, 2017 1:00 PM
Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey Hotel
4650 Lindle Road
Harrisburg, PA 17111
America South, Central, North and Caribbean
Phone: 717-564-5511
Payment Type
I will send payment by check. $ 300.00
Philadelphia Scholarship $ 0.00
I do not require overnight hotel accomodations.

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