Rural Counties Conference

Rural Counties Conference
This conference is designed for elected district attorneys and chief deputy district attorneys from small, rural counties. The seminar focuses on the unique issues faced in rural counties.

Date & Location

October 29-30, 2019
Yosemite Rush Creek Lodge, Groveland

Technical Advisors

The Honorable David Eyster, District Attorney, Mendocino County
Patrick McGrath, Retired Deputy District Attorney Yuba County, CDAA Training Development Consultant

Topics & Agenda

Topics are tentative:
Brady Update, DNA/Cold Cases, Grants/General Programs,  SB 215, Gold Theft, Cannabis, Cary Stayner Case, Competence MCLE, Policy Binder Workshop, New High Tech Rural Counties Team Training Idea, Environmental 101, Claim Jumping, Media Message, How to Handle Difficult Situations, Working with APS in Small Counties

Agenda coming soon!

MCLE Hours

This seminar is certified for 8 hours of MCLE credit. (Actual hours are subject to the final agenda.) 


Yosemite Rush Creek Lodge is located at 34001 Highway 120 in Groveland, CA.  Rush Creek Lodge provides a relaxed, yet sophisticated experience in a hillside woodland setting at the Highway 120 West entrance to Yosemite National Park.

For hotel reservations please call 209-379-2373,  Promo Code CDAA. The hotel website: Contracted room rates for the Lodge King Rooms do not include 10.2% County Lodging Tax. Contracted rates will be extended to guests for (2) two days prior and (2) days following the event. Additional lodging may be added to the Group Block at the contracted rates. (Based on availability) The Rush Creek Lodge does not guarantee specific rooms or villas; however, the Lodge will make every effort to honor special requests when it can, based on the inventory availability.


Parking is complimentary. Airport shuttle services upon request with room stay for a $50 per-person charge (one way).


Tuition for this seminar is as follows: 
Member Pricing
$209 - Early Registration if received by July 24, 2019
$249 - Regular Registration if received by September 9, 2019
$299 - Late Registration if received after September 9, 2019

Cancellations must be received in writing by October 16, 2019 to avoid the $75 administrative cancellation fee. 

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


No scholarships available at this time, however, please email Alicia Carrillo should your county require travel assistance.

CDAA Contact 

Alicia Carrillo, Training Consultant,
10/29/2019 8:00 AM - 10/30/2019 1:00 PM
Yosemite Rush Creek Lodge 34001 Highway 120 Groveland 95321

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