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Criminal Justice Act (CJA)

For all appointments prior to May 1, 2015, please utilize the paper vouchers


CJA Assignment Packet


CJA Forms


National CJA On-Line Voucher Reference Tool



Please note the mandatory requirements for attorney reimbursements:


  • Submissions must be made on the original CJA-20 Vouchers generated by the Court;
  • Vouchers may be handwritten, but must be legible; and
  • Submissions must be made using the electronic worksheets for documenting hours and expenses.

 Otherwise, the submission will be returned.



For more information, please contact:


Maria G at:   (716) 551-1732    [Buffalo & Rochester cases]





Note:  All attached documents are in Adobe Acrobat PDF file format.  You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader to view these documents.  If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you may get it here. 


CJA Plan (updated 6/2010)1.31 MB
CJA Panel Application (updated 2/2012)708.05 KB
2nd Circuit Requirements to Use Electronic CJA Forms 7.66 KB
CJA19 Public Disclosure of Attorney Fee Information86.92 KB
CJA eVoucher Implementation Notice (update 1/2016)87.63 KB
CJA Rates (updated 1/2016)34.34 KB
CJA Notice of Voucher Processing Delays (updated 1/2016)48.67 KB
CJA Top Notice (updated 1/2016)47.31 KB

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