Online Application

Complete and submit the form below to establish your new member profile.  FWPA members and existing guest account holders should NOT use this form!  Once you submit this form you'll be presented the option to pay for your membership renewal via credit card or check.  Your membership renewal is not complete until payment is received!

The user id and password you enter now will be used to establish your account in a PENDING status.  You will not be able to use these credentials for subsequent logons until we receive and process your application and payment, typically within three (3) business days after receipt.  We will send you an email confirming your membership or otherwise contact you should we have questions about your application.

As described in detail on our criteria page, FWPA has 7 types of memberships: Voting, Sustaining, Associate, Freelance, Student, Emeritus, and Patron.

Membership Type

Current
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Applying As

User ID and Password

Name

Preferred Mailing Address

Select the address we should use for any mailings via the Post Office.  For emergency contact purposes, we ask that you provide us with both your work and home addresses. 
 
The address fields that correspond to your Preferred Address selection are required fields.

Work Address

Use your home address info in both the work and home fields if not employed as a paralegal or you work from home.

Home Address

Options

Preferred Email

Select the email address we should use for any required administrative emails associated with your membership, event registrations, etc.  The email field that corresponds to the Preferred Email selection is a required field.

Registration Preferences

Registration preferences are used in support of events registered for via this website.  Your registration preferences are updated here and each time you register.  Any updates apply to all your registrations for current or future dates. 

Other Information

Optional Selections

Area of Law

Our Terms and Conditions for Use

If applying as a Voting member, I certify that I work under the direct supervision of a Texas licensed attorney and perform specifically delegated substantive legal work for at least eighty percent of the time and that a licensed attorney is responsible for my (Applicant's) work product; OR I am a freelance paralegal who has performed specifically delegated substantive legal work under the direct supervision of an attorney during the past six (6) months.

If applying as a Student member, I hereby apply for student membership with FWPA.  I hereby certify that I am currently enrolled in an accredited Texas paralegal program leading to a degree or certificate of completion.  I hereby give my consent for a representative of FWPA to contact the administrator of this program for verification or clarification of my qualifications for membership, and I understand that if any information submitted in this application is false, it will be grounds for denial of my application.

Applicants agree to be bound by the FWPA Bylaws, and the statements on the application are true and correct.  If a member violates FWPA's Bylaws and/or Code of Ethics, FWPA reserves the right to terminate that membership immediately with all membership dues forfeited.

Our Terms and Conditions for Use contains important information governing your use of this site and our privacy policy.  To become and remain a registered user you must agree to these terms and conditions.
 

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