Michael Sprow, Esquire

First Assistant District Attorney

Dauphin County District Attorney's Office

Course Description

This presentation examines the portrayal of prosecutors in movies, exploring the question of whether Hollywood has ever depicted a prosecutor as the "hero." Through selected scenes, the presentation also highlights some of the most important ethical rules that prosecutors must follow. These scenes provide a variety of scenarios that give context to the Rules of Professional Conduct and how they can crop up in the daily job of a prosecutor.


This free Web Based Training is available to all members of the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association from June 26, 2023 through June 21, 2024.

How to Watch

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Link to Course Materials

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This web based training is worth 1 Substantive and 1 Ethics credit. You must watch the entire presentation to receive credit. Partial credit will not be given. The link to fill out this form is located in the video description and also at the end of the video. If you need assistance filling out or finding this form, please don't hesitate to call Támara Heagy at 717-238-5416. IF YOU WANT A COPY OF YOUR CLE FORM, PLEASE PRINT A COPY BEFORE YOU CLICK THE SUBMIT BUTTON. ONCE YOU CLICK SUBMIT, YOU WILL NO LONGER HAVE ACCESS TO THIS FORM.

CLE Submission Dates

Digital CLE forms will be collected and submitted once per month. Deadlines for CLE forms are as follows:

  • July 21, 2023
  • August 25, 2023
  • September 22, 2023
  • October 20, 2023
  • November 17, 2023
  • December 15, 2023
  • January 26, 2024
  • February 23, 2024
  • March 22, 2024
  • April 26, 2024
  • May 24, 2024
  • June 21, 2024

If you have a compliance date within the deadlines listed above, please be sure to submit your digital CLE form the month PRIOR to your compliance date in order for it to be submitted on time. Compliance dates are below:

Group One - April 30th

Group Two - August 31st

Group Three - December 31st

Don't see your credits listed even though you filled out a form? Please call Támara Heagy at 717-238-5416.