Temporary Recuction In CJA Panel Attorney Hourly Rates (Aug 26, 2013)

Monday, August 26, 2013

The Executive Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States has determined that it is necessary to implement a temporary emergency $15 reduction in the hourly rates of compensation for Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel members. The panel attorney non-capital rate of $125 will be reduced to $110, and the maximum capital hourly rate will be reduced from $178 to $163 for work performed from September 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014. There are no changes in the case compensation maximums.