Letters from the Highest Court (Supreme Court of Texas)

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, license date, and current membership status.

Certificates of good standing from the Supreme Court of Texas must be ordered online by logging on to the State Bar of Texas website. Certificates of good standing may no longer be purchased with cash or check and must be ordered online. Although you will be logging on to the State Bar website, the certificates are issued by the Supreme Court of Texas. Click on the link below to log on and place your request. Each certificate is $25.00 (plus postage/handling fee of $1.00) and, once processed, may be delivered to you or a third party via email, standard mail, or overnight mail (additional $25.00 overnight fee). Up to three separate recipients may be specified on each request. All requests for certificates will be handled within five business days.

Click here to order your certificate of good standing online.

If you are a law firm requesting certificates for 10 or more attorneys, please email the State Bar of Texas directly at certificatescdc@texasbar.com for instructions on what is required to place your request.

Any questions or concerns about obtaining your certificate of good standing should be sent to certificatescdc@texasbar.com.

If you need a form for another jurisdiction completed by the Supreme Court of Texas (e.g. North Carolina Certification of Court of Last Resort, Virginia Verification of Reciprocity Form, Ohio Certificate of Admission) contact the Clerk's office at 512-463-1312 ext. 41363 for further instructions.