Criminal Justice Act
|CJA Panel Rates|
|Hourly Rates (Non-Capital Offenses):|
|As of:||Per hour:|
|01/01/16 to Present||$129.00|
|01/01/15 to 12/31/15||$127.00|
|03/01/14 to 12/31/14||$126.00|
|09/01/13 to 02/28/14||$110.00|
|01/01/10 to 08/30/13||$125.00|
|03/11/09 to 12/31/09||$110.00|
|01/01/08 to 03/09/10||$100.00|
|05/20/07 to 12/31/07||$94.00|
|01/01/06 to 05/19/07||$92.00|
|05/01/02 to 12/31/05||$90.00|
|Hourly Rates (Capital Cases):|
|As of:||Per hour:|
|01/01/16 to Present||$183.00|
|01/01/15 to 12/31/15||$181.00|
|03/01/14 to 12/31/14||$180.00|
|09/01/13 to 02/28/14||$163.00|
|01/01/10 to 08/30/13||$178.00|
|03/11/09 to 12/31/09||$175.00|
|01/01/08 to 03/10/09||$170.00|
|05/20/07 to 12/31/07||$166.00|
|Crack Cocaine Resentencing|
|Investigators, Expert Witnesses, or Other|
|Services (Non-Capital) *|
|With Prior Authorization||$2,500.00|
|* Note: with prior authorization, the maximum applies separately for each service provider; without prior authorization, the maximum applies to the aggregate compensation (excluding expenses) claimed by all services providers combined, not to each service provider individually.|
Special Announcement for CJA Attorneys
The Western District of Kentucky is currently working on the implementation of eVoucher, a web-based, paperless application that will allow for the electronic submission and processing of payment vouchers to attorneys and experts under the Criminal Justice Act (CJA). CJA eVoucher will replace the current paper based CJA process.
Estimated date of arrival: Mid-summer 2016, so watch for email updates.
Contact Michelle Goetzinger @ email@example.com or 1-866-822-8305 with questions.
National CJA Voucher Reference Tool
To utilize this tool, click on Topics or type in the Search box to find a particular topic or issue.
Appeal Transcript Order Form
By permission of the 6th Circuit, the signature on this document may be represented by s/TYPE NAME.
The data elements being requested on these forms are explained in the instructions. If you have questions concerning the CJA Forms and the instructions, contact the Duty Day Attorney in the Office of Defender Services at 202-502-3030 or call 502-625-3548.
Mail completed payment vouchers to:Clerk U.S. District Court
601 W. Broadway, RM 106
Lousiville, KY, 40202
For any questions or help with the preparation of vouchers, call (502) 625-3548 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.