Managed Assigned Counsel
The Managed Assigned Counsel model is responsible for the assignment of qualified attorneys to represent criminally-accused indigent people in Bexar County. The MAC was established to comply with the Bexar Indigent Defense Plan, Fair Defense laws, and the Texas and US Constitutions. This structure will support assigned counsel with holistic defense including case coordination, litigation support, and technology innovation for the best possible outcomes!
is to support ethical, effective, and zealous client-centered representation to the people of Bexar County, regardless of economic status.
is to ensure equal justice for all.
On October 1, 2021, Bexar County approved the creation of a managed assigned counsel system for court-appointed lawyers in Bexar County. The MAC office was proposed to enhance the quality of representation of indigent people accused of crimes in Bexar County. When fully operational, we will be the largest MAC office in the State of Texas and will include juvenile indigent defense, mental health services, and an on-site immigration attorney.
Summer community town hall and lunch event
The Bexar County MAC Office and the Texas Organization Project (TOP) are teaming up to bring the community together to learn about the Managed Assigned Counsel Office. The event will take place at the San Antonio Fighting Back building and will feature lunch and a raffle. RSVP below!
- See the Flyer
- RSVP Here!
Updated Felony Voucher Now Available
New Fee Schedule approved as of May 1st, 2023.
Updated Felony Voucher Form now available at the County Court Admin site on the Adult Criminal tab of our Attorney Resources page.
mental health client resources and faq are now available
New Mental Health-Special Needs Voucher now available on our Attorney Resources page.
Resources are now available on the Mental Health tab of our Attorney Resources page.
While you are there check out our Mental Health FAQ as well!
misdemeanor forms now available
New Fee Schedule approved as of May 1st, 2023. Included in the scheduled are new guidelines concerning DWI & Family Violence Cases as well as Mental Health & Special Needs Defendants.
Updated Misdemeanor Voucher Form and new DWI and Family Violence Voucher Form available on our Attorney Resources page.
Panel Attorneys can find forms formerly available at the County Court Admin site on the Adult Criminal tab of our Attorney Resources page.