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Request a Letter of Disciplinary Action

The State Bar Membership Department can provide letters of disciplinary action stating:

  • That an attorney is in good standing, but with prior discipline; or
  • That an attorney is currently suspended for disciplinary reasons

The information regarding disciplinary actions is an official record of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel’s office.

Follow these steps to obtain a letter of disciplinary action:


  1. Submit a written request.
  2. Include a $25.00 check or money order made payable to the State Bar of Texas.
  3. Include an SASE and mail your request to:
  4. State Bar of Texas
    Chief Disciplinary Counsel's Office
    P.O. Box 12487
    Austin, Texas 78711-2487

  5. Please allow 2-3 working days for processing your request.  We will mail your letter by certified mail.

Request a Status Letter

An attorney may need to request a letter regarding the status of disciplinary actions that are pending against him or her.

A statement concerning the status of a disciplinary action can be obtained by calling or faxing the request to:

Office of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel

Phone: (877) 953-5535
Fax:      (512) 427-4166

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