New Lawyer Oath and Fees

Congratulations on becoming a new member of the State Bar of Texas. If you have not submitted your registration by mail, please complete your registration online.

Download Frequently Requested Forms [PDF]

When you receive your new license, it is required that you take the oath of office. After the oath is taken, attach the oath to the reverse side of your license.

Any person in the limits of the United States who is authorized to administer an oath may swear you in. For more details please see Government Code Chapter 602.

Websites with Additional Information

  • Your Swearing-In Ceremony and New Member Information [Website]
    The Texas Board of Law Examiners sends recently-licensed attorneys a packet of information in the mail containing all the documents and information you need as a new member of the State Bar of Texas. Visit the website for details about your swearing-in ceremony, too.
  • Supreme Court of Texas [Website]
    The State Bar of Texas is an administrative agency of the Court. Visit the website for comprehensive information on the court and its members.

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