State Attorney Andrew A, Bain Ninth Judicial Circuit
State Attorney Andrew A, Bain Ninth Judicial Circuit

Conviction Integrity

The Ninth Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office Conviction Integrity Unit (CIU) is dedicated to conducting extrajudicial, fact-based reviews of secured convictions in Orange and Osceola counties to investigate plausible allegations of actual innocence. The mission of the CIU is to promote public accountability and credibility.

The CIU conducts an initial screening process to identify plausible claims of innocence on behalf of convicted defendants. For claims that merit review, the CIU then conducts more detailed investigations of those claims. The CIU consists of dedicated attorneys, investigators and support staff who will diligently review and investigate plausible claims of innocence.

As we are diligently working through a backlog of cases after our restructuring, we ask for your continued support and patience. An application review can take as long as three months or more to complete. We will contact you at your preferred method of contact once we have made our decision regarding your application.

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How to contact us:

You, or someone on your behalf, may submit an application by choosing one of the following methods:

1. Download and complete a printable PDF application and e-mail it to;

2. Mail a hard copy of the PDF application to:

Office of the State Attorney,

Attn: Conviction Integrity Unit,

P.O. Box 1673,

Orlando, Florida 32802

3. Bring the completed PDF application to:

Office of the State Attorney,

415 North Orange Avenue,

Orlando, Florida 32801

4. Request for an application to be sent to you by mail or e-mail;

5. Telephone the CIU at: 407-836-1110.

Please note: Florida has a very broad public records law. All e-mails are kept as a public record. Your e-mail communications, including your e-mail address, may be disclosed to the public and media at any time. 

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