Indigent Representation Payment: AOC, ACAP, and Required Filings
Live Webinar: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. CST / 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST
WEBINAR SNAPSHOT: Learn how to ensure your practice is receiving the payment it deserves from indigent clients through the Administrative Office of the Courts to ensure the continuity of your work.
In addition to staying current on the laws, managing a practice, and helping your clients, you have to make sure you are getting paid so that you can continue your work.
Payment systems for representing indigent clients are available through the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC). In this webinar, Lacy Wilber will walk through using AOC Claims and Payment (ACAP) for your indigent representation in Tennessee to get paid by the AOC.
The session will cover:
- Training materials
- Appointment orders
- The phases
- Using the program to submit your claims
- Navigating complex claims
- Continuing claims
About Your Presenter:
Lacy Wilber spent 10 years at the Attorney General's Office in the Criminal Justice Division practicing as an appellate prosecutor. (2007-2017). She argued cases in front of the Tennessee Supreme Court and the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals. She is now working at the Administrative Office of the Courts where she is in charge of the Indigent Representation Fund, with a budget of $36 million a year. This fund provides an attorney to people who have been accused of a crime or who are in jeopardy of losing their children, juveniles who may be delinquent or unruly, and children who live in abusive households. The fund also provides funds for an attorney to hire investigators and experts such as psychiatrists and DNA experts.