CJA Panel Information






CJA 20, 21 and 24 Voucher Processing

All CJA vouchers must be filed using the CJA eVoucher electronic program. (See Login above) Questions concerning CJA 20, 21, and 24 vouchers should be directed to:

Jenifer Ferrell
800 Market Street, Suite 130
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 329-4685

Janet M. Jackson
800 Market Street, Suite 130
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 329-4670


General CJA Information

  • EDTN CJA Billing Guidelines
  • EDTN CJA Helpful Hints and Tips
  • EDTN CJA Travel Guidelines
  • CJA Guidelines
  • National CJA Voucher Reference Tool
  • Criminal Justice Act Plan As Amended, February 6, 2014
  • Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Rates and Case Compensation Maximums
  • CJA Chart of Compensation Rates
  • Expert and Other Services: Appendix 3a, Advance Authorization for Excess Fees
  • Fact Witness Voucher
  • CJA 26 - Supplemental Information Statement for Excess Compensation Claim
  • CJA Capital Habeas Guidelines
  • CJA eVoucher Attorney Manual
  • CJA eVoucher Expert Manual

  • United States Courthouse, Knoxville

    Ex Parte Motions

  • EDTN CJA Travel Authorization Form for Attorneys and Experts
  • 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 Application Acceptance Announcement
  • 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
  • CJA Training Checklist
  •