Dayna Jones is a criminal defense attorney in San Antonio. She devotes a large amount of her time helping clients who have already been convicted, specializing in appeals and writs of habeas corpus.
In 2020, she was appointed to represent Rexina Linan-Juarez, John Cape, and Louie Garcia when the Bexar County District Attorney’s office discovered a confidential informant used by BCSO narcotics deputies had planted evidence in a similar case.
Jone’s work on the cases led to the exonerations of Linan-Juarez, Cape, and Garcia.
In this extended interview Jones discusses her work on the case and shares her thoughts on the use of confidential informants.
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