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)