Texas Bar Associations
Texas Bar Associations - Statewide
- Texas State Bar, Austin
1414 Colorado St., Austin 78701, Phone: (512)427-1463
The mission of the State Bar of Texas is to support the administration of the legal system, assure all citizens equal access to justice, foster high standards of ethical conduct for lawyers, enable its members to better serve their clients and the public, educate the public about the rule of law and promote diversity in the administration of justice and the practice of law.CLEAssociation's Events
- Cyberspace Bar Association, Dallas
Sponsor or promote CLE seminars that show practicing attorneys how to use state of the art technology that will increase their productivity and help them render effective assistance of counsel to their clients; Provide for the instant distribution by e-mail of important developments in case law from both federal and state courts; and Provide a forum for the distribution of quality articles, motions, briefs, and other documents that are helpful and informative to attorneys actively engaged in the practice of law.CLE
- Federal Bar Association Southern District of Texas Chapter, Houston
The Southern District of Texas Chapter of the Federal Bar Association is dedicated to serving the needs of attorneys who practice in the Southern District of Texas. Established in 1959, the South Texas Chapter has become the second largest chapter of the FBA in Texas, with a membership of more than 300. Our members come from private practice, government agencies, military branches, local law schools, and the local courts.
Texas Bar Associations - Local
- Amarillo Area Bar Association (AABA), Amarillo
The Amarillo Area Bar Association serves as a resource concerning legal services in the Texas Panhandle. Members of the public looking for an attorney can use the Association's online directory to find information on attorneys who can best meet their needs. The Association can also assist the media in locating experts in particular areas of the law.CLE
- Asian American Bar Association of Houston, Houston
The Asian American Bar Association ("AABA") of Houston is a voluntary association of attorneys, judges, and law students of Asian-Pacific heritage or who have Asian-Pacific and Asian-Pacific American interests. Founded in 1984, the AABA’s membership reflects all aspects of Houston’s Asian-Pacific American legal community.
- Austin Bar Association, Austin
The Austin Bar Association was founded in 1893 as a nonprofit professional organization for attorneys. Its mission is to promote professionalism and camaraderie within the legal community, to aid in the administration of justice, to enhance the delivery of and access to quality legal services, to educate the public about the legal system, and to actively participate in the success of the community at large.CLE
- Best Southwest Bar Association, Cedar Hill
The Best Southwest Bar Association is a non-profit association of attorneys and legal assistants that have come together to share information about current legal issues and ways to better serve individuals and businesses in the Southwest Dallas County area.
- Bexar County Women's Bar Association (BCWB), San Antonio
The Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission statement is “to protect and promote the well-being of Bexar County and other Texas families through legal, charitable and humanitarian services.” This mission statement is the goal and the motivation of the Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation, which participates in many projects: The Pro Bono Wills Clinic (in conjunction with the San Antonio Bar Foundation), the Working Parent's Guide to Summer Survival ( a compilation of summer activities for children of working parents provided free of charge), GALS (Girls and Life Sports which is a mentoring program for middle school girls), Elder Law Handbook (which we have been given a license to reproduce in Spanish and English from the Houston Bar ) and the Bench Brunch (an annual fund raiser that recognizes all of the female judges in the state of Texas while raising nearly 1 million dollars for local charities).CLE
- Collin County Bar Association (CCBA), McKinney
To serve our clients and the public with the highest degree of dedication and professionalism in the continuing pursuit of justice for all under the law; to cultivate the science of jurisprudence, promote reforms in the law, elevate the standards of integrity, discourage and prohibit illegal and unethical practice; cherish the spirit of cooperation among the members of the legal profession; and to improve the administration of justice and enhance the provision of legal services to our citizens.
- Corpus Christi Bar Association, Corpus Christi
The Corpus Christi Bar Association was founded on December 9, 1929. We're now celebrating our 78th year. This year, as in years past, we hope to represent our members in the best possible manner. We have pledged to preserve and improve our legal system. We are committed to keeping our members informed.
- Dallas Asian American Bar Association (DAABA), Dallas
DAABA was founded to promote the interests of Asian-American attorneys and the Asian-American community. It is a chapter of the National Asian/Pacific-American Bar Association ("NAPABA"). Don Joe was DAABA's first President and continues to serve diligently and tirelessly as the organization's Treasurer over the years. Michele Wong Krause, a past DAABA president, served on a committee sponsored by the Texas Legislature to study merit selection of Texas judges. DAABA provides marketing and networking opportunities for its members, mentoring programs for law students and pro bono legal assistance for Asian-Americans. In 1999, under the efforts and leadership of then-President Suzy Fulton and the efforts of past presidents over many years, all DAABA Presidents have gained a voting seat on the Board of Directors of the Dallas Bar Association (DBA). The President-Elect also occupies an Advisory Director seat on the DBA Board.
- Dallas Bar Association (DBA), Dallas
The DBA's purpose is to serve and support the legal profession in Dallas and to promote good relations among lawyers, the judiciary, and the community.CLE
- Dallas Hispanic Bar Association, Dallas
The Dallas Hispanic Bar Association ("DHBA") was founded originally as the Mexican-American Bar Association of Dallas. Its membership includes attorneys practicing in Dallas and the surrounding areas, judges, law students and non-lawyers who join as associate members.The DHBA's goal is to provide legal services to the Hispanic community, to enrich and ensure the success of its members in the legal profession in Dallas and to actively become involved in issues affecting the Hispanic community. The DHBA is an affiliate of the Mexican-American Bar Association of Texas and the Hispanic National Bar Association.
- Denton County Bar Association (DCBA), Denton
The Denton County Bar Association is a medium-sized association that works collectively to provide high quality legal services and community service to the public, to promote high ethical standards amongst its members, to provide high quality continuing legal education and fraternity to its members, and to further the ends of justice. The Denton County Bar Association has the sophistication and expertise equal to any bar in the State while maintaining the community and collegiality of a small town bar association.CLE
- El Paso Bar Association ("EPBA"), El Paso
First established in 1897, our association exists to serve the legal community and public of El Paso County Texas by promoting high standards of integrity, honor and courtesy within the legal profession, and fostering positive relations among the community, lawyers and the judiciary.CLE
- Fort Bend County Bar Association, Sugar Land
Fostering high ethical and professional standards among lawyers. Devotion to the improvement of the legal profession and the legal community as a whole. The facilitation of the administration of justice. The preservation of high standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession. The cultivation of a spirit of brotherhood and good fellowship among the members.
- Galveston County Bar Association (GCBA), Galveston
P.O. Box 36, Galveston 77553, CLEAssociation's Events
- Hidalgo County Bar Association, Edinburg
To promote and encourage the highest level of honesty, competence, ethics and professionalism among members of the bar. To educate and inform the public in order to increase the public's understanding and appreciation of the legal system. To serve the community through the support of free legal service projects, educational programs, charitable activities and other public service events. To promote the fair and efficient administration of justice. To cultivate fellowship and promote voluntarism among the members of the bar. To encourage the free exchange of information and ideas about the law and the legal profession among the members.CLE
- Houston Bar Association, Houston
The object of the Association shall be to uphold the Constitution of the United States and the State of Texas by educating both attorneys and citizens of their legal, civic and ethical responsibilities; to promote the administration of justice by educating the public about the qualifications of judicial candidates; by providing alternative, cost effective means for citizens to resolve their disputes, and by providing access to legal services for all; to improve the law; to uphold the honor and dignity of the profession by providing charitable and legal services to all; to promote professional ethics among its members through education; to improve community relations through charitable service and education; and to promote fellowship among its members.CLE
- Houston Northwest Bar Association (HNBA), Houston
The Houston Northwest Bar Association was formed in 1985 to promote quality legal service for the public, offer professional education for its members and encourage collegiality and camaraderie between the attorneys that practice or live in northwest Harris County, Texas. Since its creation, the HNBA has served thousands of citizens in offering a directory of attorneys practicing in northwest Harris County and by providing information about alternative sources of assistance.
- Jefferson County Bar Association, Beaumont
- Mexican American Bar Association of San Antonio, San Antonio
The Mexican American Bar Association of San Antonio is one of the oldest and largest Hispanic bar associations in the United States. The Mexican American Bar Association of San Antonio provides a common forum for local attorneys to actively promote economic, social, political, and educational advancement within the South Texas community. As a professional organization, the Mexican American Bar Association of San Antonio aspires to serve the growing needs of the Hispanic community through voluntary service, especially in the areas of community assistance, legislative advocacy, advancement of jurisprudence, and encouraging socio-economic progress through higher education.
- Midland County Bar Association, Midland
The Midland County Bar Association's mission is to diligently serve its members and the general public by providing education and public service projects aimed at increasing awareness and knowledge of the American legal system and the administration of justice in federal and Texas courts and agencies.
- Navarro County Bar Association, Corsicana
- Plano Bar Association, Plano
We provide resources and networking for lawyers in the greater Plano area through the CLE offered at our monthly meetings as well as social opportunities and community service projects. In addition, we provide a lawyer referral service for those in need of legal representation.CLE
- Rockwall County Bar Association, Rockwall
Dedicated to serving the legal needs of Rockwall County, the attorneys of the Rockwall County Bar Association are committed to remaining on the cutting edge of the profession and serving the needs of their clientele.
- San Antonio Bar Association (SABA), San Antonio
One of the premier local bar associations in the United States, with a proud history of service going back more than a century, The San Antonio Bar Association is dedicated to its mission. To serve our clients and the public with the highest degree of dedication and professionalism in the continuing pursuit of equal justice for all under the law.CLE
- Smith County Bar Association, Tyler
The Smith County Bar Association board has already accomplished many of our goals for the year, including receiving grants to fund an enhanced website, increasing our membership to 400-plus members, initiating new networking opportunities for our members, and launching a public campaign to highlight the many lawyers that make Smith County a better place to live. But, we still have work to do and we will be looking to members of the Bar to help accomplish our remaining goals.CLE
- Tarrant County Bar Association (TCBA), Fort Worth
To advance the science of jurisprudence; to facilitate and improve the administration of justice; to maintain and to elevate standards of professional conduct; to increase professional skills through regular continuing legal education; and to encourage and promote a better understanding of the legal profession by the public.CLE
- Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association (TCFLBA), Southlake
The Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association is a voluntary association of lawyers, Judges, Associate Judges, legal assistants, court coordinators and other professionals who strive to improve the practice of family law, which includes divorce, child custody, visitation, child support, modification, paternity, enforcement, contempt, pre-marital agreements, mediated settlement agreements, QDROs, adoption, termination, juvenile justice, partitions and name changes.
- Waco-McLennan County Bar Association, Waco
The Waco-McLennan County Bar Association has a proud history of service and accomplishment, both to the public and to the profession. Included among its members have been many eminent national, state and local government leaders, educators, jurists and practitioners.
- Williamson County Bar Association ( WCBA ), Georgetown
The Williamson County Bar Association is a non-profit organization with over 300 members. The Association consists of attorneys and judges who live or practice in the Williamson County community including Cedar Park, Hutto, Georgetown, Leander, Round Rock and Taylor.CLE