Welcome to the Rhode Island Bar Association web site, a valuable resource for Bar members and the public. For Attorneys highlights our many programs including: CLE, Lawyer Referral Service, Bar Committees and member benefits. Members Only, provides a wealth of services including CASEMAKER, the 24/7, online, law library and OAR, our attorney-to-attorney information resource center. Attorney Directory includes all registered members’ contact information. For the Public contains valuable information to help choose a lawyer and find guidance on a range of legal issues, as well as law related education programs. Rhode Island Bar Foundation provides information about Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts (IOLTA) and the Bar’s Law School Scholarship Program.
LATEST NEWS
May
23
Judge Finds Westerly Company Violated State’s Medical Marijuana Law

According to a news release from the RI Judiciary, in the matter of Christine Callaghan v. Darlington Fabrics Corporation and The Moore Company, Superior Court Associate Justice Richard A. Licht today issued a written decision favoring the plaintiff... More
May
23
Limited Scope Representation Permitted Under Provisional Rules

According to an email sent to Bar members from Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul A. Suttell, the Supreme Court has issued an order provisionally amending Article V of the Rules of Professional Conduct to permit limited scope representation of clients.... More
May
22
Amendments to Rules Governing Case Information Access

The Supreme Court has issued an order amending the Rules of Practice Governing Public Access to Electronic Case Information.... More
May
18
2017 ANNUAL MEETING BROCHURE & INTERACTIVE REGISTRATION FORM NOW ONLINE!

The Rhode Island Bar Association's 2017 Annual Meeting is on Thursday and Friday, June 15th and 16th, at the Rhode Island Convention Center.... More
May
18
Judge Denies Release of Documents in 38 Studios Grand Jury Investigation

In the matter of In Re: 38 Studios Grand Jury, Superior Court Presiding Justice Alice B. Gibney today denied the petition of the Governor for the release of grand jury documents in the 38 Studios investigation. ... More
May
11
Upcoming CLE Seminars

There are only a few more CLEs left for the year. Don't get caught short. It's easy to register; just click on the links below. ... More
Jul
1
Casemaker’s Suite of Premium Services Free to Bar Members

The Rhode Island Bar Association is proud to offer Casemaker's suite of premium services at no additional cost to our members.... More