CJA Panel Information

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  • CJA Voucher Forms
    District of Arizona CJA Voucher Preparation and Forms Area
  • AO Instructions
    United States Courts CJA Forms and Instructions

  • CJA 20, 21 and 24 Voucher Processing
    Vouchers may be submitted directly to the CJA Clerk named below or by filing the voucher in the assigned divisional office for transfer to the CJA Clerk. Questions concerning CJA 20, 21, and 24 vouchers should also be directed to the CJA Clerk.

    Janet M. Jackson
    800 Market Street, Suite 130
    Knoxville, TN 37931
    (865) 545-4234 ext. 2236

    Penny Arning (865) 545-4234 ext. 2345

    General CJA Information

  • CJA Guidelines
  • Criminal Justice Act Plan As Amended, February 6, 2014
  • Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Rates and Case Compensation Maximums
  • CJA Chart of Compensation Rates
  • CJA 20 Voucher Payment Procedures
  • Fees, Rates and Interpreters
  • Expert and Other Services: CJA 21 and CJA 31 Information
  • Expert and Other Services: Appendix C, Advance Authorization for Excess Fees
  • National CJA Voucher Reference Tool

  • United States Courthouse, Knoxville

    Ex Parte Motions

  • Filing Sealed Documents and Ex Parte Motions
  • Subpoena Order
  • Ex Parte Motion for Issuance of Subpoenas
  • Ex Parte Motion for Issuance of Subpoenas
  • Becoming a CJA Panel Attorney

  • CJA Panel Attorney Program Application

  • Requirements for elevation from the Training Panel to the CJA Panel:
    1.  Second chairing a federal criminal case with a Federal Defender or an experienced CJA Panel member
    2.  Observing the federal criminal court proceedings listed on the appropriate checklist and returning the completed checklist.
    3.  Attend Orientation Seminar presented by Federal Defender Services of East Tennessee

    CJA Training Information and Documents

  • AO Office of Defender Services
  • Chart for Tracking Attendance of Training Panel Attorney Federal Court Appearances - Chattanooga
  • Chart for Tracking Attendance of Training Panel Attorney Federal Court Appearances - Greeneville
  • Chart for Tracking Attendance of Training Panel Attorney Federal Court Appearances - Knoxville
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