Dues and Other Fees
You must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas in
order to practice law.
Part of the requirements for "good standing" is the
annual payment of your dues and fees as mandated by the Supreme Court
In addition, there are other compliance requirements and mandatory
payments that we cover in this section.
to Pay Dues Online Video
Watch a video on how to pay dues online.
Learn about the dues structure for lawyers licensed in Texas or
Get deadlines and exemption details.
The attorney occupation tax was repealed
by the 84th Legislature.
The State Bar of Texas Membership Department has provided an easy
tool for firms and other agencies to pay their attorneys' bar dues and
the legal services fee collectively at one time.
What to do if you receive a notice from the Texas Guaranteed
Student Loan Corp about your loan.
A court order can authorize the State Bar of Texas to suspend your
law license for non-compliance. Read the details.
to Pay Dues and Fees
Important dates and payment process details.
Information on emeritus status for attorneys 70 years of age or
Waiver for Dues
Find out if you qualify for a military exemption.
Waiver for Membership Dues
Find out if you qualify for a hardship exemption.