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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

Northern District of Texas

Barbara M.G. Lynn, Chief Judge
Karen Mitchell, Clerk of Court

Attorney Compensation Caps (Non-Capital)

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Non-Capital Case Compensation Maximums
(attorney fees, not expenses)

Type of Proceeding

before
10/13/08
10/13/08
to
03/10/09
03/11/09
to
12/31/09
on or
after
01/01/10
on or
after
03/01/14
on or
after
01/01/15
on or
after
01/01/16
on or
after
05/05/17

Felony (incl. Pretrial Diversion)

Appeal

$7,000

$5,000

$7,800

$5,600

$8,600

$6,100

$9,700

$6,900

$9,800

$7,000

$9,900

$7,100

$10,000

$7,200

$10,300

 $7,300

Misdemeanor (incl. Pretrial Diversion)

Appeal

$2,000

$5,000

$2,200

$5,600

$2,400

$6,100

$2,800

$6,900

$2,800

$7,000

$2,800

$7,100

$2,900

$7,200

$2,900

$7,300

Proceeding under 18 U.S.C. § 4106A

Appeal

$1,500

$5,000

$1,700

$5,600

$1,800

$6,100

$2,100

$6,900

$2,100

$7,000

$2,100

$7,100

$2,100

$7,200

$2,200

$7,300

Proceeding under 18 U.S.C. § 4107 or
§ 4108 (for each verification proceeding)

$2,000

$2,200

$2,400

$2,800

$2,800

$2,800 $2,900 $2,900

Proceeding under 18 U.S.C. § 983

Appeal

$7,000

$5,000

$7,800

$5,600

$8,600

$6,100

$9,700

$6,900

$9,800

$7,000

$9,900

$7,100

$10,000

$7,200

$10,300

$7,300

Post-conviction proceeding under 28
U.S.C. §§ 2241, 2254, 2255

Appeal

$7,000

$5,000

$7,800

$5,600

$8,600

$6,100

$9,700

$6,900

$9,800

$7,000

$9,900

$7,100

$10,000

$7,200

$10,300

$7,300

Proceeding under 28 U.S.C. § 1875

Appeal

$7,000

$5,000

$7,800

$5,600

$8,600

$6,100

$9,700

$6,900

$9,800

$7,000

$9,900

$7,100

$10,000

$7,200

$10,300

$7,300

Other

Appeal (each level)

$1,500

$1,500

$1,700

$1,700

$1,800

$1,800

$2,100

$2,100

$2,100

$2,100

$2,100

$2,100

$2,100

$2,100

$2,200

$2,200