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Increases in CJA Hourly Rates and Case Maximums - Effective January 1, 2024

January 09, 2024

The hourly rates for CJA representation increase from $164 to $172 for non-capital cases and from $210 to $220 in capital cases for work performed on or after January 1, 2024. The case compensation maximum for appellate representation in direct criminal appeals and in appeals in 28 U.S.C. section 2241, 2254 and 2255 cases increases from $9,100 to $9,600, and increases from $2,700 to $2,900 in "other" case types, for representations completed on or after January 1, 2024.

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