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
Mar
20
Casemaker Tip of the Week

Noteworthy tools in Casemaker... More
Mar
13
Wednesday’s Residential Real Estate Closings Seminar Postponed to Monday, May 8.

Due to the possibility of unsafe driving conditions relating to the impending snowstorm, the Practical Skills Series seminar, “Residential Real Estate Closings in Rhode Island”, scheduled for Wednesday, March 15, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm will be postponed t... More
Mar
9
Seminar Helps Lawyers (Ethically) Market Their Practice in the Digital Age

The March 2nd seminar, How to Ethically Market Your Practice in the Digital Age, reviewed ethical considerations for all attorneys to keep in mind as new technology continues to impact the practice of law. ... More
Mar
9
RHODE ISLAND BAR FOUNDATION SEEKS LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANTS

Are you a Rhode Island resident planning on attending law school? The Rhode Island Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the non-profit Rhode Island Bar Association, is seeking applications for its Thomas F. Black, Jr. Memorial Scholarship.... More
Mar
8
2017 RHODE ISLAND LAW DAY STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST OFFERS $1,000 AND $250 SCHOLASTIC AWARDS

The Rhode Island Bar Association, the Rhode Island Judiciary, and the Rhode Island Police Chief’s Association, with support from the Rhode Island Department of Education and Roger Williams University School of Law, are sponsoring the annual, 2017 Hon. Fra... More
Mar
8
DUI Updates Seminar Available On Demand

The March 7th CLE program, 2017 DUI Laws and Hardship Licenses, gave attendees a chance to learn about the significant changes in the prosecution and defense of DUI cases including the introduction of the Intoxilyzer 9000 breath testing machine... More
Mar
7
Federal Bar Association Offers Free CLE to Encourage Pro Bono Involvement

The Young Lawyers Committee of the Rhode Island Chapter of the Federal Bar Association invites new attorneys to attend a free program, What’s in it for Me?... More
Feb
17
NEW CLE Programs as Fresh as Springtime

March is just around the corner, and with it brings warmer weather and more opportunities to earn your credits.... More
Feb
17
One-Day 2017 District Conference on March 23rd

On behalf of the Judges of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island, Clerk of Court David A DiMarzio invites Rhode Island Bar Association members to the 2017 District Conference, which will be held on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017,... 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