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Hourly rate increase for CAC panel attorneys!

The Legislature and the Governor have agreed to a framework for the 2022-2023 budget, which includes a $15 rate increase for appointments through the Court-Appointed Counsel (CAC) Program in the Courts of Appeal.

For appointments on or after 7/1/22, the new hourly rates are as follows:

-$130 for upper-tier independent appointments
-$120 for all other independent appointments
-$110 for all assisted appointments

For information about determining the rate for a specific case, see CCAP’s Rate Information webpage.