Edit Your Profile and Contact Information

Every attorney in Texas is required by law to maintain a current and up-to-date profile (Government Code 81.115).

When your contact information is current, attorneys, legal professionals, and the public have access to you and your services through our online Find-a-Lawyer directory.

Why you must update your profile (Govt. Code 81.115)

You are required to update your profile each year.

Even if there are no changes, you must login to your "My Bar Page" and certify your profile each year to confirm that your information is still accurate.

Government Code 81.115 requires you to provide the following information (unless marked optional):

  • Your license date

  • Your primary practice location

  • Your law school of record

  • Out-of-state disciplinary information, if applicable

  • Specialty certifications (optional)

  • Other law schools you attended (optional)

  • Courts of admittance information (optional)

What your personal contact information includes

  • Home, work, and cell phone numbers

  • Email address

  • Office and home address

  • Some demographic information

You can request that we do not release your home address, home phone, and birth date to any third parties.**

It is a good idea, however, to consider providing contact information if you work from home and have only one address.

How to Comply with the Electronic Service Address Requirement

In June 2016, the Texas Supreme Court approved a requirement to improve the statewide e­filing system by creating a single, official electronic service email address for every attorney in Texas.

Texas lawyers are asked to update their State Bar online profiles to include an electronic service address to serve as their official email address in the efiling system. Also, local court systems may use the electronic service addresses to send official notices or other important communications to attorneys, such as in the wake of a disaster.

The electronic service address does not replace attorneys’ preferred State Bar email address used to receive State Bar communications, although attorneys may use the same email address for both purposes.

Electronic service addresses went live in the efiling system on October 1, 2016. If attor­neys did not designate an electronic service address by that date, their preferred State Bar email address was used as their electronic service address.

To provide an electronic service email address, go to texasbar.com/eservice.

Update your information online

It's easy to update your profile and your contact information online at TexasBar.com.

  • My Bar Page: Click the "My Bar Page" tab near the top right of every page.

  • Log in using your bar number and password.

  • Click on Update My Profile.

  • Once you make changes, or verify that there are no changes, you must click on Yes to certify that the information is true and correct.

Don't forget to check the appropriate boxes if you want to restrict personal information from public access.

Or update your information by mail, email, fax, or hand-delivery

Download these PDF documents, fill them out, and mail to us at the address below.

Contact Us

It takes roughly two to three business days for mailed profile changes to take effect after we receive them. If you still have questions please contact the membership department.

Mail to:

State Bar of Texas
Membership Dept.
P.O. Box 12487
Austin, Texas 78711

Express mail or
hand-deliver to:

State Bar of Texas
Membership Dept.
1414 Colorado Street
Austin, Texas 78701

Email to:

memmail@texasbar.com

Fax to:

(512) 427-4424

Phone

512.427-1383 or
800.204.2222 (ext. 1383)

Footnotes:
*During the 77th session (2000), the Texas Legislature amended Subchapter H, Chapter 81, of the Government Code by adding Section 81.115.

** Texas Government Code Section 552.1176 allows lawyers to keep confidential certain State Bar records, including home address, home telephone number, Social Security number, email address, and date of birth.

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