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Gang Prosecution Symposium

Gang Prosecution Symposium
This dual-track seminar is geared toward gang prosecutors and investigators of all levels. While general session topics will focus on issues germane to attendees of all gang prosecution experience levels, the two tracks will be divided into introductory- and advanced-level topics. The introductory-level topics will be geared toward those new to gang prosecutions, providing a basic understanding of gang-related crimes and offering insight into and tried-and-true tactics to manage the complexities of gang case prosecution. The advanced-level topics will focus on issues more suited to experienced gang prosecutors and investigators.

Date & Location

April 3-5, 2019
Island Palms Hotel & Marina
San Diego

Topics & Agenda

African American Gangs • White Supremacist Gangs • Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs • Hispanic Gangs • Asian Gangs • Gang Intervention Strategies • Gang Experts • Cal ECPA, Privacy and Search & Seizure • Gang Evidence • Ethics • S.T.E.P. Act Prosecutions • Trial Tactics • Theories of Liability • Immunity • Death Penalty Cases • Social Media • Human Trafficking

Click HERE for the agenda. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Seminar materials will be available electronically only (and for registered attendees only). Printed materials will NOT be distributed at the seminar.

MCLE Credit

The Symposium is certified for 16 MCLE hours, including 1.0 hour of Ethics credit.


The seminar will be held at the Island Palms Hotel & Marina (a Best Western Plus hotel) at 2051 Shelter Island Drive in San Diego. CDAA has secured a special rate for attendees of the Gang Prosecution Symposium if reservations are made by March 12, 2019. To make reservations at the special $125 single/double rate (plus taxes), call 800-922-2336 or 619-222-0561 and identify yourself as part of the California District Attorneys Association or CDAA room block. Make your reservations soon, as CDAA's block of rooms may sell out prior to the cut-off date. For information on the Island Palms Hotel & Marina, visit their website by clicking HERE. The hotel's direct phone number is (619) 222-0561.

Parking and Shuttle

Parking at the Island Palms is complimentary for attendees and instructors of the Gang Prosecution Symposium. For shuttle service between the hotel and the San Diego International Airport (SAN) there are many options. Shuttle costs range from $10 - $20.


•   Registrations received by March 2, 2019 will qualify for the early registration rate of $225.
•   Registrations received between March 3 and March 19, 2019 will be at the regular registration       rate of $265.
•   Registrations received after March 19, 2019 will be at the late registration rate of $305.
All registrants should note that cancellations must be received in writing by March 19, 2019 to avoid the $49 cancellation fee.

Please see CDAA’s Cancellation Policies and General Registration Information by clicking HERE. 


There are a limited number of travel scholarships available for this seminar. To apply for a scholarship, click HERE , complete, and submit the a Scholarship Request Form by March 3, 2019.

CDAA Contact
Suzanne Hunter shunter@cdaa.org 
4/3/2019 9:00 AM - 4/5/2019 1:00 PM
Island Palms Hotel & Marina 2051 Shelter Island Drive San Diego

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