Office of Attorney Appointments

The Texas Fair Defense Act of 2001 requires formal and fair procedures for appointing lawyers to indigent defendants. The Tarrant County Office of Attorney Appointments assists the criminal judges in implementing and maintaining Tarrant County's indigent defense plan. This plan is filed with the Texas Indigent Defense Commission, and can be found by clicking one of the following links:

This office, comprised of the Criminal Court Support Manager, Coordinators of Attorney Appointments and Financial Information Officers, is responsible for receiving, reviewing and maintaining records for attorneys approved for public appointment for indigent defendants.

For more information, contact:

Tel: 817-884-2370
Fax: 817-850-2304

401 W. Belknap
5th Floor, Room 5043
Fort Worth, Texas 76196

Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCCDLA)

TCCDLA is a non-profit association of attorneys who practice criminal defense law in Tarrant County, Texas. The focus of TCCDLA is the protection of individual rights guaranteed by the Constitutions of both Texas and the United States.


This page was last modified on February 22, 2023


County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111

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