CJA Panel Information




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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 37902
(865) 545-4234 ext. 2236

Jenifer Ferrell
800 Market Street, Suite 130
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 545-4234 ext. 2307

General CJA Information

  • CJA 26 - Supplemental Information Statement for Excess Compensation Claim
  • CJA Panel Attorney, eVoucher Go Live
  • 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
  • Fees, Rates and Interpreters
  • Expert and Other Services: Appendix 3a, Advance Authorization for Excess Fees
  • National CJA Voucher Reference Tool

  • United States Courthouse, Knoxville

    Ex Parte Motions

  • Ex Parte Motion for Issuance of Subpoenas
  • Ex Parte Motion for Issuance of Subpoenas
  • Filing Sealed Documents and Ex Parte Motions
  • Subpoena Order
  • 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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