Resources for New Lawyers
For new member compliance information, click here.
State Bar Computer and
Join this practice section to network and share ideas about technology.
Find information to grow your practice.
ABA Legal Technology Resource Center
Law Practice Management
State Bar of
Texas Law Practice Management Program
Through this program, the State Bar offers a wealth of resources to help you start and manage your practice.
The State Bar's world-class professional development program offers legal education courses in your city and online.
James A. Baker Guide to Ethics and
Professionalism in Texas
This is the Supreme Court mandated course that all new lawyers must take within one year of being licensed. By accessing this site, you can find information about the course, its availability online and in live settings, and registration information.
Law Practice Management Section
A great resource for solo attorneys and firms of all sizes.
The Chief Disciplinary Counsel's Office maintains a toll-free Attorney Ethics Helpline from 8 to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. This service is for Texas attorneys who have questions about their ethical obligations to clients, courts, and the public under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct. The Helpline number is (800)532-3947.
a Law Practice
An attorney’s illness, incapacity, or even suspension due to misconduct, can result in the temporary or permanent closure of a practice. Your law firm needs a contingency plan in case this happens.
When it comes to legal research, attorneys need fast, trustworthy, and straightforward tools. That’s why the State Bar of Texas offers its members free access to Fastcase, a leading legal research service that puts a comprehensive national law library and powerful searching, sorting, and data visualization tools at your fingertips.