State Counsel for Offenders
Attorneys in this section represent indigent offenders indicted for felonies allegedly committed while incarcerated within the TDCJ. The following services are provided:
Trial attorneys represent offenders at all court appearances, file all necessary motions and pretrial writs, and fully litigate all relevant issues on behalf of the offender. Trial attorneys, utilizing the services of professional defense investigators, obtain discovery in offender’s cases and meet with offenders to investigate their cases. This includes discovering and questioning potential witnesses and preparing the case for trial, if necessary.