Course Description

A deep dive into Chapter 57, the Wiretap Act, that will include case law, investigative techniques and practical tips for the use of consensuals, trackers, ping/pen registers, call detail records and nonconsensuals for your investigations and subsequent prosecution.

This course offers 3 Substantive CLE Credits for attorneys and 3 CLEE Hours to MPOETC certified officers who hold an Act 120 certification.

Aug 8, 2024

8:30 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)

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Hyatt Place State College
West Beaver Avenue 219
State College, Pennsylvania

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Registration is restricted to members of the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association and law enforcement officers. Registration closes on July 5, 2024 at 4:30 PM. Click the register button above to register online. You can also download the flyer and it mail along with your *food and beverage fee or email it to the:

Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute

2929 North Front Street

Harrisburg, PA 17110

Interested parties who are not members of the PDAA must register by mail with check included or register online and pay with a credit card at the time of registration in order to secure attendance to this course.


Those who cancel on or before July 19, 2024 by 4:30 PM will be refunded the full fee. To cancel, please email Támara Heagy at No refunds can be issued for cancellations received after July 19, 2024 by 4:30 PM. Those who have not paid will still be required to send payment. As always, substitutions are allowed for persons who have to cancel after the cancellation date.


  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AMRegistration
    8:30 AM - 11:45 AMThe Wiretap Act: Information to Indictment-All the Pieces Matter


  • Kathleen McLaughlin (Assistant Chief  of Trial Division at Montgomery Co. DA's Office)

    Kathleen McLaughlin

    Assistant Chief of Trial Division at Montgomery Co. DA's Office

  • James Lavin (Detective at Montgomery County Detectives)

    James Lavin

    Detective at Montgomery County Detectives

  • Michael Laverty (Detective at Montgomery County Detectives)

    Michael Laverty

    Detective at Montgomery County Detectives

  • Kristin McElroy (Chief, Adult Special Victitims Unit at Bucks Co. DA's Office)

    Kristin McElroy

    Chief, Adult Special Victitims Unit at Bucks Co. DA's Office

  • Brian Bielecki (Detective at Bucks Co. DA's Office)

    Brian Bielecki

    Detective at Bucks Co. DA's Office