Texas Defender Service

Texas Defender Service (TDS) is a non-profit organization established in 1995 by experienced Texas death penalty attorneys. Our mission is to establish a fair and just criminal justice system in Texas. TDS aims to improve the quality of representation afforded to those facing a death sentence and to expose and eradicate the systemic flaws plaguing the Texas death penalty.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(4/4)|92.1 Score


(4/4)|98.07 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(3/4)|89 Score



Headquarter Address

1927 Blodgett Street
Houston, TX 77004