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Request a Letter of Good Standing for Attorneys With No Prior Grievance/Discipline History

Letters of good standing can be obtained by submitting a request to the State Bar via mail, email, or fax.

Requests made via mail

  • include a $25 check or money order payable to the State Bar of Texas; or
  • Membership Request Form [PDF] to charge the fee to your VISA, MasterCard or American Express card:
    • include the credit card number, expiration date, dollar amount, and the card holder's signature
    • please include a self-addressed envelope
Mail your request to:

State Bar of Texas
Membership Department
PO Box 12487
Austin, TX 78711.

Requests made via email

  • email to: memmail@texasbar.com
  • include the Membership Request Form [PDF] to charge the $25 fee to your VISA, MasterCard or American Express card
    • include the credit card number, expiration date, dollar amount, and the card holder's signature
  • provide the address the letter should be mailed to

Requests made via fax

  • fax to: (512) 427-4424
  • include the Membership Request Form [PDF] to charge the $25 fee to your VISA, MasterCard or American Express card
    • include the credit card number, expiration date, dollar amount, and the card holder's signature
  • provide the address the letter should be mailed to

Please allow 5 working days for processing your request. If you have any questions, you may contact this office at (800) 204-2222, ext. 1383.

Letters from the Supreme Court (highest court)

The Clerk of the highest court in Texas (the Supreme Court of Texas) also can provide letters of good standing for members of the State Bar. Each letter includes the member's name, bar card number, license date, and current membership status.

To obtain a letter from the Clerk of the Texas Supreme Court:

  • Submit a written request
  • Include a $10.00 check or money order made payable to the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Texas
  • Include a self-addressed stamped envelope and mail requests to the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Texas, P.O. Box 12248, Austin, Texas, 78711-2248

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