Lynn Hardaway

Lynn HeadshotLynn is a 24-year veteran of the Harris County District Attorney’s Office. During her tenure, she supervised 10 attorneys and support staff as Division Chief of the Post-Conviction Writs Division which was responsible for the litigation of capital and non-capital writs of habeas corpus. Lynn successfully defended numerous death penalty convictions against claims of ineffective counsel, intellectual disabilities, prosecutorial misconduct, recanting witnesses, the suppression of favorable evidence, and faulty scientific evidence.
Lynn has first-chaired numerous writ evidentiary hearings and argued before the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. She has also presented trainings on capital litigation issues for the Texas District and County Attorney’s Association and the Harris County District Attorney’s Office.
Lynn was inducted into the Foundation of the Texas District and County Attorney’s Association in 2016. She is also a former Board member of the Association of Government Attorneys in Capital Litigation.