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ELITE Academy for Attorney and Risk Managers
CLASS 2 – September 25-27, 2024

September 25 - September 27


NIJO Legal-Based training for Attorneys and Risk Management Professionals

The National Institute for Jail Operations (NIJO) and the National Corrections and Detention Alliance (NCDA) are proud to announce the ELITE Academy for Attorneys and Risk Managers (ARM). This training will provide you with invaluable tools to represent your corrections and detention clients and to guide proactive risk reduction strategies. You will learn proactive defense strategies that will not only posture litigation for the best outcome, but will also guide proactive exposure reduction strategies to guard against future litigation. ELITE for ARM is taught by preeminent corrections defense litigators with decades of experience representing city, county, state, federal, and private jails, prisons, and detention centers across the country. 

By attending ELITE Academy, you will be armed with:

  • Effective litigation and case handling strategies for defending Section 1983 constitutional violation claims from the claims stage through discovery, motion practice, and trial.
  • Insight and analysis of current emerging legal trends in corrections defense to include legal-based analysis of specific constitutional violation claims to include use of force, transgender management, First Amendment & RLUIPA religious practice claims, failure to protect & deliberate indifference, and qualified immunity defenses.
  • Strategies for addressing government investigations, facility inspections, and activist group agendas.
  • Tips and strategies for addressing liability exposure and posturing operations to reduce future litigation




(Discounts available for County Attorneys–contact NIJO for more information.)


*Includes all training costs, breakfast, breaks & lunch each day–DOES NOT INCLUDE airfare, lodging & transportation to/from SLC airport.

Don’t miss your chance to attend!


CLASS 2 – September 25-27, 2024

Registration Deadline: August 23, 2024





UT – Zermatt Resort & Conference Center
784 Resort Drive
Midway, 84049 United States
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