Hourly Rate Increase

CAAP is pleased to announce that it has raised the hourly rate it pays panel attorneys.  In hopes of better keeping up with the cost of living and surrounding counties, we will continue to raise rates for the next three years. Below is a chart of the CAAP rate increase that went into effect August 1, 2017 and the rate increases we anticipate making in the coming years.  

CAAP Rate Increase

Class TypeOld RateAugust 1, 2017-June 30, 2018July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020
Special Circumstances130140150160
LWOP120125130135
1A105115120125
1B, 1PV & 1J100105110115
2, 2PV & 2J9095100105
3, 3PVs, PRCS & 3J85889198
4, 4PV & 4J75777980
5, 5PV & 5J70727475
Misdo Appeals80859095
Contempt75758285
SVP100110120130

Join our Panel

Are you an experienced criminal defense attorney and interested in joining our panel to represent indigent clients charged with serious felonies up to and including death?

We plan to start accepting new applications in the Fall. New panel applications and applications for class promotion for consideration for the 2017 CAAP Panel should be submitted by September 11, 2017 by 5pm. Please contact Andrea Zambrana, CAAP Director, at (510) 302-2202 or andrea@acbanet.org, for more information.

Check us out on the web at  https://www.acbanet.org/criminal-court-appointed-attorneys-program/.