Great Expectations Leadership Seminar

Great Expectations Leadership Seminar
This two-day seminar is designed for prosecutors and law enforcement in leadership or those who aspire to be. Topics include: Power & Influence Inside and Outside the Office, Managing Difficult Conversations, Speaking Truth to Power, Building a High Performance Culture, Labor Issues (Past Practices and Changing Policies), Professionalism, and many more! (Including Two (2) Hours of Ethics) Registration includes a complimentary Meet & Greet Reception on Monday evening, Continental Breakfasts (2 days), Lunch (1 day), and Dinner (1 night). CDAA will be hosting a DA Roundtable, Monday, March 9, 2020, from 12:00-5:00 pm, in conjunction with this conference.  (Attendance at the DA Roundtable is limited to District Attorneys. Lunch will be provided for Roundtable participants.)

Date & Location

March 9-11, 2020 
Ponte Vineyard Inn, Temecula

Technical Advisor

Patrick McGrath, CDAA Training Development Coordinator, Retired District Attorney, Yuba County

Topics & Agenda

Power & Influence Inside and Outside the Office • Managing Difficult Conversations • Speaking Truth to Power • Building a High Performance Culture • Labor Issues (Past Practices and Changing Policies) • Professionalism • and many more!
Includes Two (2) Hours of Ethics!

Agenda coming soon!

MCLE Credit

This seminar is certified for 10 hours of general MCLE credit. (Actual credit will depend upon the final agenda.)


Ponte Vineyard Inn is located at 35001 Rancho California Road in the beautiful Temecula Wine Country. To receive the special CDAA room rate of $169 single/double occupancy (plus hotel tax), call the hotel at (951) 587-6688 and mention CDAA. Although the cut-off date for hotel reservations is February 9, 2020, make your reservation as soon as possible as rooms may sell out before the deadline. Please note that the hotel has a 72-hour cancellation policy. 

 This 90-room boutique hotel offers elegant interiors, posh amenities, and a relaxing ambiance. Partake in wine tasting and fine dining with breathtaking vineyard views.  The guest concierge can make arrangements with local purveyors for spa treatments, hot air balloon rides, horseback riding, golf, and more.  If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the hotel at (951) 587-6688 or by email at

Parking and Shuttle

Getting to Temecula Valley in the Southern California Wine Country is easy. Temecula Valley is located off the I-15 freeway approximately 60 minutes north of San Diego and 90 minutes south of Los Angeles. There are four major airports (San Diego, Los Angeles, Ontario and Orange County) within 1.5 hours, as well as two local airfields. Ontario Airport is the closest; it is approximately 45 minutes from the Ponte Vineyard Inn.

Parking at the hotel is complimentary.


Member Pricing
$349 - Regular Registration if received by January 15, 2020
$399 - Late Registration if received after January 15, 2020

Non-Member Pricing
$449 - Regular Registration if received by January 15, 2020
$499 - Late Registration if received after January 15, 2020

All registrants should note that cancellations must be received in writing by February 10, 2020 to avoid the $125 cancellation fee.

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


There are no scholarships available for this seminar.

CDAA Contact

Erin Martinelli, Director of Training Project Development,
3/9/2020 5:00 PM - 3/11/2020 12:45 PM
Ponte Vineyard Inn 35001 Rancho California Road Temecula

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