• DISASTER RELIEF RESOURCES

    The State Bar of Texas has established a legal hotline – (800) 504-7030 – to help people find answers to basic legal questions and connect them with local legal aid providers following disasters in Texas.

    Find out more about disaster relief
  • RESOURCES FOR VETERANS

    The state of Texas offers numerous programs and services to help veterans, their families, and their survivors.

    Go to the veterans portal
  • FREE LEGAL RESOURCES

    The State Bar of Texas and Texas Young Lawyers Association publish online and in print pamphlets in both English and Spanish on topics such as the legal system, health issues, family law, and more.

    Find out more about free legal resources
  • MANDATORY BAR LAWSUITS

    Federal lawsuits have been filed across the country in recent years against the mandatory bar structure. Read the court filings from these cases, including the McDonald v. Sorrels litigation involving the State Bar of Texas.

    Read the court filings
  • COMMITTEE ON DISCIPLINARY RULES AND REFERENDA

    The Texas Legislature created the Committee on Disciplinary Rules and Referenda to regularly review attorney disciplinary rules and oversee the initial process for proposing rules changes.

    Find out more or submit comments
  • CLIENT ATTORNEY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

    The Client Attorney Assistance Program is a voluntary, confidential dispute resolution service of the State Bar of Texas. CAAP's objective is to facilitate communication and foster productive dialogue to assist Texas lawyers and their clients in resolving minor concerns, disputes, or misunderstandings within the context of the attorney-client relationship.

    Find out more about CAAP
  • GRIEVANCE AND ETHICS INFORMATION

    The Texas attorney discipline system is administered by the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel, whose work is overseen by the Commission for Lawyer Discipline. The CDC represents the commission in disciplinary litigation.

    Find out more about grievances and ethics
  • FUTURE LAWYERS

    The State Bar of Texas provides resources for those who are considering a career as a lawyer. Information is available on Texas law schools, the Texas Board of Law Examiners, and the Law School Admissions Council. The Texas Young Lawyers Association produced a program titled What Do Lawyers Do? that features useful information on high school and college coursework and mentoring programs.

    Find out more about resources for future lawyers
  • LAW-RELATED EDUCATION

    Oyez, Oyez, Oh Yay! is a civics project that Texas students can use to learn about the landmark court decisions that they must know for the TEKS assessment tests in U.S. government and history.

    Go to the LRE website
  • FAQs

    Answers to some of the most commonly asked questions, from “Can you help me decide what kind of lawyer I need?” to “How can I find an inexpensive lawyer, or a lawyer who will work for free?”

    Go to the FAQ web page
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