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Criminal Justice Act (CJA)

Contact Information

Laura Shaneyfelt, CJA Coordinator
Cell: 316.761.3652
Direct: 316:269.6126
Epic Center
301 N. Main, Suite 850
Wichita, KS 67202

Dana Burton, Panel Assistant
Direct: 785-246-6010
117 SW 6th Ave, Ste. 200
Topeka, Kansas 67202

***NEW*** NextGen CM/ECF for CJA Panel Members

CJA attorneys should wait until closer to the court's implementation date of August 10, 2015 to upgrade PACER accounts.  Additional steps will be necessary for CJA attorneys with upgraded accounts to log in to PACER between the day of the upgrade and August 10.  For further information, visit 

The PACER Service Center has created an electronic learning module specifically for CJA counsel:  PACER CJA ELM

Step-by-Step Instructions for CJA Attorneys With PACER Accounts

Step-by-Step Instructions for CJA Attorneys Without PACER Accounts

Final Email to CJA Attorneys - August 3, 2015

 CJA Resources

Client Video Conferences

A Video Conferencing Center has been established at the Robert J. Dole Courthouse (Room 653) in Kansas City, Kansas and also at the Frank Carlson Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse (Room 404F) in Topeka, Kansas.  Our conferencing system enables attorneys to conduct video conferences with clients at the CCA facility.  CLICK HERE for further instruction for Kansas City, Kansas.  CLICK HERE for further instructions for Topeka, Kansas.