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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 January 1, 2016, is increased to $129 per hour for non-capital cases. The case compensation maximum has increased to $7,200. The rate for capital cases for work performed on or after January 1, 2016, is increased to $183 per hour. The compensation rate for work performed between January 1, 2015, and December 31, 2015, is $127 per hour for non-capital cases and $181 for capital cases. The compensation rate for work performed between March 1, 2014, and December 31, 2014, is $126 per hour for non-capital cases and $180 for capital cases.

 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

Instructions for Completing a Criminal Justice Act Form 23 (Request for Appointment of Counsel)

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

 Notice to Appointed Pro Bono Counsel

Notice to Counsel Regarding Reduction of CJA Compensation Rates

 Standing Order on Requests for Leave to Submit Interim Vouchers

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