CJ Evolution Podcast: Former prosecutor, Speaker, and Law Enforcement Trainer - Val Van Brocklin
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In this episode, Patrick welcomes Val Van Brocklin. For over 30 years Val has been winning hearts, inspiring action and helping people find greater meaning in the work they do. She got here through a unique combination of skills, education, and “in the trenches” experience — all fueled by her own passion for people who have chosen to serve others. Val had a teaching career before she earned her law degree at the University of Virginia and stalked high adventure in Alaska – joining the Anchorage District Attorney’s Office. She quickly became a senior trial attorney. Because of her notable work, Val was asked to join the state’s Office of Special Prosecution & Appeals where she had state-wide responsibility for cases that were so complex, they required specialized investigative and prosecution efforts. Val’s endeavors again caught attention. She was recruited by the U.S. Attorney’s Office to prosecute complex white-collar crime, for which she received the FBI’s commendation. As a state and federal prosecutor for over 10 years, Val’s trial work sparked not only ample, local media coverage but was also featured nationally on:
Throughout her career as a prosecutor, Val’s dynamic presentation style made her a frequently invited speaker for law enforcement and other professional and community groups. It also left her fielding many more speaking requests than she could possibly meet — prosecuting criminals is a full-time job. And so, another adventure presented itself.
Described by Calibre Press as “the indisputable master of entertainment,” Val is now an internationally sought keynote speaker, trainer, and author.
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