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National CJA Voucher Policy Training


In conjunction with the Office of Defender Services of the United States Courts, the U.S. District Court and the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Ohio have developed a program to train the district's panel attorneys on the national Criminal Justice Act (CJA) policies and procedures. At the end of the 90 minute program, panel attorneys will fully understand the CJA process from initial appointment to final approval of a voucher and will also receive 1.5 hours of CLE credit. Topics that will be discussed during the program include: CJA Overview and Processes; Compensation and Expenses for Counsel; Authorization and Payment for Other Services; National Online Reference Tool; and CJA20 Calculating Spreadsheet.

Monday, December 5, 2011 - 10:00 a.m.

John F. Seiberling Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse
2 South Main Street, B-3 Level Conference Room
Akron, Ohio 44308

Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 10:30 a.m.

James M. Ashley and Thomas W.L. Ashley U.S. Courthouse
1716 Spielbusch Avenue, Lower Level Grand Jury Room
Toledo, Ohio 43604

Friday, December 9, 2011 -  10:00 a.m.

Carl B. Stokes U.S. Court House
801 W. Superior Avenue, 7th Floor Auditorium
Cleveland, Ohio 44113

To register for the training, please use the following form. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of the Clerk of Court at (216) 357-7068.