News & Announcements

Effective May 5, 2017 - Increases in CJA Hourly Rates and Case Maximums

May 09, 2017

The hourly rates for CJA representation increase from $129 to $132 for non-capital cases and from $183 to $185 in capital cases for work performed on or after May 5, 2017. Case compensation maximums for appellate representations increase from $7,200 to $7,300 and from $2,100 to $2,200, according to case type, for representations completed on or after May 5, 2017.

Previous hourly rates and case compensation maximums are available in the Guide to Judiciary Policy, Volume 7.