Criminal-Court-Appointed-Attorneys-Program
Alameda County Superior Court

The Criminal Court Appointed Attorneys Program (CAAP) administers the conflicts program for the County of Alameda 

Through this program, qualified attorneys represent indigent criminal defendants or minors whenever the public defender is restrained by a conflict of interest. The program maintains a panel of more than 100 qualified, private attorneys who provide professional and excellent representation for those entitled to court appointed attorneys.

CAAP is committed to the promotion of justice and high standards of professionalism, competency, diligence, and integrity among members of the criminal defense bar in Alameda County.

8.10.20 – CAAP IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2021 PANEL YEAR. If you are interested in joining the panel or are currently on the panel and wish to handle a higher class of case, submit your completed application to the CAAP Administrator, Sarah (sarah@acbanet.org). All applications are due by 9/11/2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Increase in Hourly Rate!

CAAP is pleased to announce that the County has agreed to raise the hourly rate it pays panel attorneys.  

 (Old)

7/1/19 to 6/30/20

(New)

7/1/20 to 6/30/21

Death Penalty$            160 $             180
LWOP$            135 $             165
1A (25 to life)$            125 $             150
1B, 1PV & 1J (determinate over 25 yrs)$            115 $             135
2, 2PV & 2J (11 yrs to 24 yrs)$            105 $             120
3, 3PVs, PRCS & 3J$              98 $             115
4, 4PV & 4J$              80 $             100
5, 5PV & 5J$              75 $             100  
Misdo Appeals$              95 $             115
Contempt$              85 $             100
SVP$            130 $             165
Investigators$              75 $               75       

 

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