Ashley Steele

Before joining the Office of Capital and Forensic Writs, Ashley Steele received a fellowship from the Yale Initiative for Public Interest Law to conduct a study of the quality of Texas capital direct appeals at Texas Defender Service, which resulted in a TDS report, Lethally Deficient. Ms. Steele earned her law degree from the University of Texas School of Law in 2014. She worked as a student attorney in the Capital Punishment, Criminal Defense, and Actual Innocence Clinics, and received the Pro Bono Superstar Award and a William Wayne Justice Graduating Student Award in recognition of her 930 hours of pro bono legal work and public interest advocacy.  Ms. Steele received her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado in Philosophy and Psychology.  At OCFW, in addition to her work as a post-conviction attorney, Ms. Steele also supervises the office's interns and fellows.  

Contact Information

Phone: (512) 463-8541
Email: Ashley.Steele@ocfw.texas.gov



Updated Wednesday, November 22, 2017