Announcements

Naturalization Ceremony to Celebrate Christmas Day


Christmas Day is celebrated every year on December 25 and is observed as both a religious and worldwide cultural holiday. Many cultural customs include decorating a Christmas tree, attending church services and having a Christmas meal with family and friends. While Christmas Day has been traditionally celebrated for over two millennia from all over the world, it became an official federal holiday in the United States in 1870.

Compensation for Court Appointed CJA Panel Attorneys Increased

CJA Panel Attorney Hourly Rate Increases

The panel attorney hourly rates increase to $152 (up from $148) for non-capital work and to $195 (up from $190) for capital work. The new rates apply to services performed on or after January 1, 2020. Where appointment of counsel occurred before January 1, 2020, the new hourly compensation rates apply to that portion of services provided on or after the effective date.

CJA Panel Attorney Case Compensation Maximums (in Non-Capital Cases)

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