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Criminal Justice Act and Appointed Counsel Information

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CJA Information

The hourly compensation rate for work performed on or after January 1, 2024 is increased to $172.00 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 $9,600. The case maximum for appeals of other representation is increased to $2,900. The rate for capital cases for work performed on or after January 1, 2024 is increased to $220.00 per hour.

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 in the District Court

 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

Case Budgeting


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