Last year, the Texas State Senate adopted Proclamation No. 1144, recognizing October 23 as Texas Paralegal Day, to honor the paralegal community and the contributions it has made. The State Bar of Texas Paralegal Division encourages everyone to honor paralegals by celebrating Texas Paralegal Day. 

District 8 of the Paralegal Division will be sponsoring a celebration on October 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Cassidy’s Irish Pub, 601 N. Water St., Corpus Christi, 78401. 

South Texas Organization of Paralegals, Inc. will be sponsoring "A Salute to Service – 7th Annual San Antonio Paralegal Day Celebration" on October 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Bright Shawl, 819 Augusta, San Antonio, 78215. 

And District 3 of the Paralegal Division will be sponsoring the Texas Paralegal/Career Day Celebration on October 26 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Family Law Center, 200 E Weatherford Street, 2nd Floor Auditorium, Fort Worth, 76196.

The State Bar of Texas created The Paralegal Division of The State Bar of Texas on October 23, 1981, becoming the first U.S. bar association to create a separate division for paralegals. For more information about the Paralegal Division and for more details on the above listed celebrations, please visit the Paralegal Division website at