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CJA PANEL DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES

Each district has a CJA Panel Attorney District Representative (pdf), selected from among the members of the CJA panel, with the approval of the chief judge.

 

CJA Panel Attorney District Representatives

 

  • lead their district CJA panel
  • attend the annual National Conference of CJA Panel Attorney District Representatives
  • serve as liaison between the CJA panel and the federal defender organization, the court and the AO’s Office of Defender Services
  • comment on proposed legislation relating to the CJA
  • work toward improving the quality of representation as well as the conditions under which panel attorneys provide representation