John M. Bowlin selected for membership as a Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals CJA Panel Attorney

DENVER, CO. – Jan. 1, 2019 – The law firm of Chipman Glasser, LLC is proud to announce that John M. Bowlin was selected for membership as a Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Criminal Justice Act Panel Attorney.

“It is a privilege to be selected by the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit as a member of the Panel of private attorneys providing representation in the Court under the Criminal Justice Act of 1964,” said Mr. Bowlin, Of Counsel with Chipman Glasser.


The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has established a Panel of private attorneys who are capable and willing to accept appointments under the Act. These attorneys, along with the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Districts of Colorado and Wyoming, shall constitute the core group from which appointments shall be made. The Court shall approve private attorneys for membership on the Panel after receiving recommendations from the Court’s Standing Committee on the Criminal Justice Act.

CJA Panel members are selected on the basis of demonstrated commitment, qualification and skill in federal criminal appellate practice. To be eligible for service on the Panel, lawyers must be or become, and remain, members in good standing of the Tenth Circuit’s bar. Panel attorneys must certify they have a working knowledge of the Criminal Justice Act Plan, the Tenth Circuit Rules, Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, Federal Rules of Evidence, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, United States Sentencing Guidelines, and relevant provisions of the United States Code. Panel members must also certify their willingness to accept at least one appellate appointment each year. Finally, they must also show they have an established law practice in the Tenth Circuit.


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