The Office of Capital Writs ("OCW"), which began operation on September 1, 2010, is a capital post-conviction state agency charged with representing death sentenced persons in state post-conviction habeas corpus and related proceedings.


Mission Statement

The Office of Capital Writs is entrusted

with advocating on behalf of indigent

individuals sentenced to death in Texas.

The Office works within the judicial

system to safeguard the Constitutional

rights of the individual through high

quality legal representation, undertaken by

a diverse staff.