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This Page Last Updated February 05, 2014

Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Information

The following is a guide to the Criminal Justice Act and the administration for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The forms provided shall not be filed electronically. Original signatures and appropriate supporting documentation and authorizations are required. For additional information, please contact the Clerk's Office at 404-215-1600.

Recommendations For The Production Of Electronic Discovery In Federal Criminal Cases

Introduction

Common Mistakes

CJA Email Archives

Application for Membership on the CJA Panel

ATTORNEY PAYMENTS & INFORMATION

CJA 20 Automated Billing Program Memorandum

CJA 20 Automated Billing Program Attorney Training Guide

CJA 20 Automated Billing Program

CJA 20
Official Instructions

CJA 30 Automated Billing Program

CJA 30
Official Instructions

CJA 20
Example Voucher

CJA 20
Example Itemization

CJA 26
Supplemental Information for a Compensation Claim In Excess of the Statutory Case Compensation Maximum: District Court

CJA 26A
Drafting the Memorandum Required for a Compensation Claim In Excess of the Case Compensation Maximum: District Court

CJA Supplemental Instructions

CJA Rates - Hourly and Mileage

BUDGETING FORMS

Explanatory Memorandum
Case-Budgeting in Non-Capital Panel Attorney Representations with the Potential for Extraordinary Cost

Non Capital Mega Case Budgeting Worksheet
Case-Budgeting in Non-Capital Cases Worksheet

CJA 28A
Attorney Services Detailed Budget Worksheet for Non-Capital Representations with the Potential for Extraordinary Costs Summary Budget Worksheet

CJA 28B
Attorney Services Summary Budget Worksheet for Non-Capital Representations with the Potential for Extraordinary Costs Summary Budget Worksheet

CJA 28C
Investigative Services Detailed Budget Worksheet for Non-Capital Representations with the Potential for Extraordinary Costs

CJA 28D
Investigative Services Summary Budget Worksheet for Non-Capital Representations with the Potential for Extraordinary Costs

CJA 28E
Expert Services Detailed Budget Worksheet for Non-Capital Representations with the Potential for Extraordinary Costs

CJA 28F
Expert Services Summary Budget Worksheet for Non-Capital Representations with the Potential for Extraordinary Costs

CJA 28G
Other Services Detailed Budget Worksheet for Non-Capital Representations with the Potential for Extraordinary Costs

CJA 28H
Other Services Summary Budget Worksheet for Non-Capital Representations with the Potential for Extraordinary Costs

SERVICE PROVIDER INFORMATION

CJA 21
Authorization and Voucher for Expert and Other Services (Blank Form)

CJA 21
Official Instructions

CJA 21
Example Voucher

CJA 25
Notice to CJA Panel Attorney Regarding Availability of Investigative, Expert and Other Services

CJA 31
Death Penalty Proceedings: Ex Parte Request for Authorization and Voucher for Expert and Other Services

CJA 31 Instructions

Example Order for Service Provider Funds up to $2,400

Memos Regarding Service Provider Funding (Latest Changes)

INTERPRETERS

Interpreters
List of Interpreters Cleared for Entry into Detention Facilities

Interpreters Rates
Approved Rates for Spanish Interpreter Services

Interpreter Summary for CJA Claims Form
To be completed when billing for time and/or expenses incurred in common with more than one CJA representation.

LINKS TO ADDITIONAL CJA INFORMATION

Judiciary Staff Travel Regulations

Local Rules for the Northern District of Georgia - Appendix D: Plan Pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act of 1964, as Amended

Guide to Judiciary Policy - Volume 7 Defender Services