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.
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.