Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Information



The Criminal Justice Act Plan of 1964, as amended by the CJA Revision of 1986

Under the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. §3006A, all persons charged with federal criminal offenses who are financially unable to adequate representation are entitled to the appointment of counsel to represent them. After the Court finds that a person is eligible for the appointment of counsel, either the Federal Public Defender or a private attorney compensated by the CJA Plan is appointed.










Questions relating to the CJA Panel may be directed to:
  Carmen Dominguez

CJA Coordinator
Office of the Federal Public Defender
150 West Flagler Street, Suite 1500
Miami, Florida 33130-1555
305-530-7120 fax







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