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

(3/4)|80.14 Score


(3/4)|89.4 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(2/4)|74 Score



Headquarter Address

1927 Blodgett Street
Houston, TX 77004