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Public Sector Trainer, Keynote Speaker & Author /
Former State & Federal Prosecutor   Meet Val →

Inspiring & Informing Those Who Serve Others with Deep Content & Dynamic Delivery

Val is passionate about helping those who serve others – public employees and their organizations – achieve their full potential.

Consistently garnering rave reviews, standing ovations, laughter, tears, and “hug lines,” Val combines an energizing performance with “in-the-trenches” experience and credibility. She not only inspires audiences, she gives them the practical, “how-to” steps and strategies for action.

  • Former state and federal prosecutor
  • Her trial work was featured on ABC’S PRIMETIME LIVE, Discovery Channel’s Justice Files, and in USA Today, The National Enquirer, and REDBOOK
  • Described by Calibre Press as “the indisputable master of enter ~ train ~ ment”
  • Her programs on the Law Enforcement Television Network include a prestigious Telly Award that honors the finest video and film productions
  • Her Public Radio stories include a national award winner.
  • She has been a regular featured columnist for,, and
  • Her writing has also been featured in Police Chief magazine, The Law Enforcement Trainer, Calibre Press Online Street Survival Newsletter, Alaska magazine, and the 2005 edition of the book SOLO: On Her Own Adventure.


Core Topics

Val is an internationally sought trainer and keynote speaker on topics crucial to a variety of public employees.

Training and conference planners love her professionalism, tailored approach, and experience. She will inspire your audience while delivering real-world, practical takeaways.

  • Leadership
  • Ethics
  • Effective courtroom testimony
  • The internet & public employee rights, responsibilities & liabilities
  • Heroic Cynicism – Working in the Arena
  • 21st century policing
  • Procedural justice
  • The criminal justice system
  • Constitutional law for police in a democracy
  • investigation & prosecution of child sexual abuse
  • Train-the-trainer

And more….

See why Val is a top choice for a keynote speaker and trainer for public employees and their organizations and professional associations.

Meet Val

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