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
Jun
4
Bar Members Now Have Access to Casemaker4!

Beginning today, all Rhode Island Bar Association members may enjoy free access to Casemaker4, the next generation legal research platform from Casemaker, which features a redesigned user interface and leverages improved search speed and more intuitive si... More
Jun
3
2019 Hon. Francis J. Darigan, Jr. Rhode Island Law Day Essay Contest

The Rhode Island Law Day (RILD) Committee, with particular help from Rhode Island Bar Association, the Rhode Island Judiciary, Roger Williams University School of Law, and the Rhode Island Police Chiefs’ Association, sponsored the 2019 Hon. Francis J. Dar... More
Jun
1
Get More Visibility for Your Practice through the Bar's Lawyer Referral Service for Less Than Ten Dollars a Month

Membership in the Rhode Island Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service is an inexpensive way to increase a client base and visibility within the community while expanding the public’s access to legal representation. ... More
May
22
New RI Supreme Court Orders

The Rhode Island Supreme Court has posted three recently issued orders on the Judiciary’s website under Miscellaneous Orders of the Supreme Court for 2019. ... More
May
22
Please Consider Accepting a Pro Bono Divorce Case

The Volunteer Lawyer Program has many low-income clients who need assistance filing for divorce. ... More
May
17
Sign Up for 2019-20 Bar Committees Today!

Registration for 2019-20 Bar Committees is open, so sign up today! Our Bar Association's strength and value are based on active member involvement. ... More
Jul
1
NEW 2018-2019 RHODE ISLAND BAR ASSOCIATION OFFICERS

At the Bar’s Annual Meeting, a new slate of Officers was unanimously elected. All Bar Officers’ terms run from July, 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. The new Bar Officers names and profiles follow.... More
Jul
19
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