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Criminal Justice Act and Appointed Counsel Information

Case Budgeting

CJA Information

The hourly compensation rate for work performed on or after May 5, 2017 is increased to $132.00 per hour for non-capital cases.  The case compensation maximum for appeals (from felony, misdemeanor, proceeding under 18 U.S.C. § 4106A ,18 U.S.C. § 983, post-conviction proceeding under 28 U.S.C. §§ 2241, 2254 or 2255, and 28 U.S.C.§ 1875) has increased to $7,300 and appeals of other representation has increased to $2,200.  The rate for capital cases for work performed on or after May 5, 2017 is increased to $185.00 per hour.

 CJA Attorney "Dos" and "Don'ts"

Anders Checklist

Criminal Justice Act - Attorney Application (this form can be filled out and then printed)

 Criminal Justice Act Plan

 Notice to Attorneys Appointed Under the Criminal Justice Act Plan Regarding Public Disclosure of Voucher Information

 Notice to Appointed Pro Bono Counsel

 Standing Order on Requests for Leave to Submit Interim Vouchers

 CJA Form 23 Financial Affidavit (Request for Appointment of Counsel)

Supplemental Information Required for a CJA 23 Form

 CJA 27 Form Statement for Excess Compensation Claim

 

eVoucher Information

 Notice to All CJA Counsel regarding Implementation of eVoucher. The Court of Appeals will be going live on eVoucher on June 6, 2016. All CJA attorneys are directed to review the attached notice regarding the deadline for submission of outstanding vouchers and the implementation process.

eVoucher Training Material: Instructions and Manuals

 

eVoucher Training Material: Electronic Learning Modules

 

eVoucher Link