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Criminal Justice Act (CJA)

CJA eVoucher Overview

The CJA eVoucher System is a web-based solution for submission, monitoring and management of all Criminal Justice Act (CJA) functions. The eVoucher program allows for:

  • On-line authorization requests by attorneys for service providers
  • On-line voucher review and submission by the attorney
  • On-line submission to the court
  • On-line voucher approval by the court


Attorney eVoucher Registration

Please contact Federal Defender Services of Wisconsin Inc. (414) 221-9900 for CJA panel registration and appointment information.  After you have been appointed to a case, you must complete the Attorney Registration Form and AO 213 for Attorneys in order to be registered in eVoucher.  You will need to request a login and password from each judicial district you practice in (i.e. Eastern District of Wisconsin, Western District of Wisconsin, 7th Circuit).  Email completed forms for this district to  Clerk's Office finance staff will contact you with login and password information. 


eVoucher Resources

Introduction to CJA eVoucher Video


Attorney eVoucher Manual

Getting Started in eVoucher

eVoucher and Compatibility with Windows 10 (Edge)

Quick Reference Guide - Changing User Name and Password

Quick Reference Guide - CJA 20 Instructions

Quick Reference Guide - CJA 20 Instructions for Summary Entry for Services prior to eVoucher

Quick Reference Guide - CJA 21 Instructions

Quick Reference Guide - CJA 24 Instructions

Quick Reference Guide - Audit Assist



CJA Guidelines & Policy

Eastern District of Wisconsin CJA Plan

Notice to Court-Appointed Counsel of Public Disclosure of Attorney Fee Information

National CJA Online Reference Tool

CJA Guidelines - Guide to Judiciary Policy

Judiciary Travel Regulations

Court Interpreting Guidance


CJA Forms

Criminal Appointment Application

eVoucher Attorney Registration Form

AO 213 Form - Attorney Billing Information

AO 213 Form - Service Provider/Expert Vendor Information

CJA 26 Supplemental Information Statement for a Compensation Claim in Excess of Statutory Maximum

CJA 26A Instructions for Supplemental Information Statement


Contact Information

Federal Defender Services of Wisconsin, Inc. for information about:

Milwaukee:  414-221-9900                        Green Bay: 920-430-9900

  • Panel Information
  • Appointments Not Appearing in eVoucher
  • Help with eVoucher
  • Status of Submitted Vouchers
  • Local Policy Questions

Clerk's Office Financial Department for information about:

Email:     Telephone:  414-297-3417

  • eVoucher Technical Questions
  • Help with eVoucher
  • eVoucher Change of Address / Billing Information / Firm Name
  • Lost Check / Check Reissue
  • Questions regarding IRS Form 1099MISC
  • Questions regarding CJA Judiciary Guidelines