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Revised CJA Expert Compensation Rates

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland has increased expert compensation rates in Criminal Justice Act cases as follows:

Expert Type New Hourly Rate
Investigator $75.00
Certified Paralegal $65.00
Mitigation Specialist $85.00
Law Clerk $25.00
Psychologist/Psychiatrist $275.00

The new rates went into effect on October 19, 2016, and apply to services incurred on or after October 19, 2016.  A listing of all expert compensation rates is available on the court’s website at

For additional questions, please contact our CJA office at 410-962-7494 or