Online Application

Complete and submit the form below to establish your new member profile.    HMPA 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 via credit card or check.  Your membership submission is not complete until payment is received!  Likewise, your membership isn't complete until the requisite CLE information is entered, if applicable, in the space provided to do so.

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 ten (10) 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, HMPA has four classes of members consisting of Voting Members, Associate Members, Student Members, and Affiliate Members.

Member Type

Applying As

User ID and Password


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

Work Address

Home Address


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 or Associate 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 HMPA.  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 HMPA 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.

If applying as an Affiliate member, I hereby apply for Affiliate Membership with HMPA.  I hereby certify that I meet one of the criteria listed on the membership application and that I am not employed in the State of Texas as a paralegal.

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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