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Non-Capital Cases

The Clerk's Office staff will audit your voucher to ensure that your claims are allowable under the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) and the Guidelines for the Administration of the Criminal Justice Act (Guidelines), adopted by the Judicial conference of the United States. The staff will flag claims that exceed the limits and will strike claims that are not allowable under the Act or the Guidelines. Your claim will be reviewed for reasonableness and compliance with the CJA and the Guidelines by the United States District Judge or Magistrate Judge who presides over your case.



All inquiries and claims for payments should be emailed to or you may call:

Tasha Oliver
CJA Audit Clerk - Bridgeport and Hartford Judges
Direct: 203-579-5759
Nick Fanelle
CJA Audit Clerk - New Haven Judges
Direct: 203-579-5600
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CJA Training Panel Case-Budgeting & Capital Cases
Terence S. Ward, Federal Public Defender Alan Nelson, Case-Budgeting Attorney
(860) 493-6260 (212) 857-8726