The Criminal Trial Division is responsible for the prosecution of felony cases filed by law enforcement agencies in Bexar County. These cases can range in seriousness from State Jail Felonies involving illegal substances to Capital Murder in which the State seeks the death penalty. Each court consists of four prosecutors, an advocate, an investigator and a law student or volunteer intern. Together, they work as a team in handling the cases filed into each court, from the time of arrest, through indictment and eventually trial if necessary. The Criminal Trial Division prosecutors staff the District Courts listed below.