Welcome to CJADC.org

Full access to this website is permitted only for attorneys and investigators practicing under the Criminal Justice Act in the Superior Court of the the District of Columbia.  I​f you are not a current member​ please feel free to access the resource lin​ks below. 

Reminder: Your user name requires this prefix: "PDSDMZ\"
 

 

TECHNICAL SUPPORT

202-824-2433

Help Desk

Full Support
Mon-Fri 8am - 6pm
or

HelpDesk@pdsdc.org 


 ABOUT US


​We are DC Panel Defenders​ - Attorneys and Investigators appointed to the District of Columbia Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panels and​ committed to providing quality representation to indigent adults and children facing a loss of liberty in the District of Columbia​.​

CJAInvestigators

CJA Investigators

Certified Panel CJA/CCAN Investigators​ may log in above to access investigator resources. If you are a DC ​c​ertified CJA/CCAN investigator and you have not received your username and temporary password please email Michael Rucker at MRu​cker@pdsdc.​org​​.

All Panel Investigators are required to abide by the terms of the updated CJA Investigator Guidelines. Please read the guidelines and if you have any questions please contact:

IAC
Investigator Advisory Committee
616 H. Street NW
Gallery Place Building
Washington DC, 20001
IAC@dcsc.gov

Take n​ote that all certified CJA/CCAN Panel Investigators must reapply to the panel every four years and are required to resubmit their FBI fingerprint background check every two years (Please read the Guidelines for further details). 

Individuals looking for information on becoming a CJA Panel Investigator may access the links below and ​ the D.C Superior Court web site for notices and announcements regarding the application process for new panel Investigators. 

CJAAttorneys

CJA Attorneys

CJA Panel Attorneys must log in to sign up for cases and to access panel resources. If you are a panel member and have not received the instructions for logging in the first time to set up your profile and establish a new password, please email​ Special Counsel Claire Roth at ​CRoth@pdsdc.org. Current CJA Panel Attorneys​ must follow CJA panel practice guidelines and are required to reapply to the panel every four years. 

Individuals looking for information on becoming a CJA Panel Attorney may access the links below and ​visit the D.C Superior Court web site for notices and announcements regarding the application process for new panel attorneys at CJA Panel Information.