Sexually Violent Predator Seminar

Sexually Violent Predator Seminar
This three-day seminar is designed for intermediate to advanced level prosecutors handling Sexually Violent Predator trials. Participants will be taken through the entire SVP trial process from motions in limine through closing argument using one specific case scenario. This comprehensive training will include a focus on direct and cross-examination of expert witnesses and address the evidentiary challenges currently faced in trying SVP petitions.

Date & Location

April 9-11, 2018
Holiday Inn Fisherman's Warf, San Francisco

Seminar Technical Advisor

Michael Abacherli, Lead Deputy District Attorney, San Bernardino County 
Brad McCartt, Deputy District Attorney, Los Angeles County


Topics & Agenda Coming Soon! 

MCLE Hours

MCLE hours subject to final agenda.


The Holiday Inn Fisherman's Warf is located at 1300 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133. To secure the CDAA group rate of $150/night, make your reservation by March 26, 2018, by calling 800-942-7348 (Mention Group Name: California District Attorneys Association) or by CLICKING HERE.

Parking/Shuttle Information

The Holiday Inn Fisherman's Warf offers self-parking for $25 a day. 


Registrations made by March 9, 2018 will qualify for the early registration rate of $225. All registrations made after this date will be at the regular registration rate of $265. Cancellations must be received in writing by March 9, 2018 to avoid the $49 administrative cancellation fee.


There are a limited number of scholarships available for this seminar. To apply for a scholarship, click HERE and submit the Scholarship Request Form by March 9, 2018.

CDAA Contact

Ashton Charette, Training Consultant,
4/9/2018 8:00 AM - 4/11/2018 12:00 PM
Holiday Inn Fisherman's Ward 1300 Columbus Avenue San Francisco, CA 94133

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