Criminal Justice Act

The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania is in the process of implementing a new automated CJA eVoucher program which will eliminate the need to submit paper vouchers.  All vouchers will be processed electronically, thus expediting approval and payment.  Click here to view the announcement.


PAMD Attorney Manual

Expert Services Manual


Electronic Learning Modules  (Please be patient when the modules are loading as the video file sizes are large)

Introduction to eVoucher

Creating a New CJA 20/30 Voucher

CJA Expert Services and Authorizations

CJA Information & Forms

CJA Panel Application

Panel Attorney Fact Sheet

Interpreter Fact Sheet

Interpreter Claim for Compensation & Expenses Form

Federal Court Interpreter Orientation Manual and Glossary

Notice to CJA Counsel (CJA-19)

Instructions for completing a CJA-20 Form - Appointment & Authority to Pay

Travel Authorization form for Counsel & Service Providers

Judiciary Staff / Contractor Travel Regulations PDF

Per diem Rates

CJA Worksheets

CJA Panel Attorney Compensation Rates and Compensation Maximums (opens in new window)

CJA Panel Attorney Mileage Rates (opens in new window)

Supplemental Information Statement for Compensation Exceeding Case Maximum (CJA-26)

Guidance to Attorneys in Drafting Supplemental Information Statement (CJA-26A)

Guidelines for the Administration of the Criminal Justice Act (opens in new window)

Regulations for the Appointment of Counsel (opens in new window)

Criminal Justice Act Plan

National CJA Reference Tool

CJA-20 Voucher Excel Spreadsheet

CJA Hourly Spreadsheet Setup and Instruction Guide

CJA-20-Hourly PC Version [1/9/2015]

CJA-20-Hourly-MAC Mac Version [1/9/2015]

CJA-20 Interim Voucher Tracking Form

CJA 20 Interim Voucher Tracking Form Excel Spreadsheet


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