Request Reinstatement Following a Suspension

There are two instances in which a member needs to request reinstatement following a suspension; administrative and disciplinary.

In both cases, you must first contact the appropriate State Bar of Texas personnel below to help determine if you are current with your State Bar of Texas dues, taxes, fees, MCLE compliance, and any other issues that must be resolved before requesting reinstatement.

Administrative reinstatement contact:

Membership Department
phone: (800) 204-2222, ext. 1383

MCLE Department
phone: (800) 204-2222, ext. 1806
email: MCLE.Mclemail@TEXASBAR.COM

Disciplinary reinstatement contact:

Heather K. White
Phone: 512-427-1334
Fax: 512-427-4414


After you have contacted the appropriate State Bar of Texas personnel above and have met your reinstatement requirements, you must do the following:

  1. Submit a written request for reinstatement following a suspension.

  2. Include a check or money order for the amount determined when you called the State Bar of Texas, or a credit card authorization form to charge on Visa or MasterCard.

  3. You must also update your MCLE status with us.

  4. You must also update your attorney profile status.

  5. Attach all your documents and mail to:


    State Bar of Texas
    Membership Department
    P.O. Box 12487
    Austin, Texas 78711-2487

Please allow 5 to 10 business days for us to process your request and to receive your confirmation letter and new bar card.

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