MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
This area of the Rhode Island Bar Association Web site is a clearinghouse for Association membership benefit programs.

  • Auto and Home Insurance
    Get quality protection for your auto and home. Liberty Mutual is pleased to offer  Rhode Island Bar Association members special savings and personalized coverage. Enjoy exceptional service your way: at a local office, by phone, online or via mobile device. Visit www.libertymutual.com/ribar for a free quote. Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. Certain discounts apply to specific coverages only. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify. Please consult a Liberty Mutual sales representative for additional information.

  •  Professional Liability Insurance
    The AON Attorneys' Advantage program offers professional liability insurance coverage sponsored by the RI Bar Association.  Through a combination of Affinity Insurance Services, Inc. offices and a network of Independent Territorial Administrators, the AON Attorneys' Advantage program is able to provide broad coverage, competitive rates outstanding local service and risk management service.  To learn more about the benefits and features of the program  visit the AON website at www.attorneys-advantage.com

  • ABA Members Retirement Program
    Does your retirement plan offer no out-of-pocket expenses, professional fiduciary services, a broad range of investment options, and full-service administration? Ours does! The ABA Retirement Funds Program (the "Program") has been providing affordable 401(k) plans exclusively to the legal community for 49 years. The Program's bundled approach allows your firm to keep its focus on the success of the practice. We provide you with trustee, record keeping, tax reporting, compliance testing, investment management, and participant communication services - all from a single source - at no additional cost to your firm. Maybe it's time to find out what's inside your 401(k). Call us at 866-812-3580 for a free consultation or visit www.abaretirement.com for more information and a prospectus.

  • Career Center
    The Rhode Island Bar Association’s Career Center is operated by Job Target. At no charge, Bar members may: search and quickly apply for relevant jobs; set up personalized Job Alerts for immediate notification any time a job is posted matching your skills and/or interests; create an anonymous job seeker profile or upload your anonymous resume allowing employers to find you; and access job-searching tools and tips. For a fee, employers may place job openings; search our resume database of qualified candidates; manage jobs and applicant activity right on our site; limit applicants to those who meet your requirements, and fill openings more quickly with talented legal professionals. To learn more, click here

  • USI New England
    USI New England is the Rhode Island Bar Association's relationship administrator with Blue Cross Blue Shield and Delta Dental. As a convenience for Bar Association, members, USI New England will act as a liaison between Blue Cross/Delta Dental and Bar members as an alternative to direct Bar member contact with Blue Cross/Delta Dental. Bar members' insurance rates are determined by Blue Cross/Delta Dental and not by USI New England. USI is only the acting agent on behalf of Blue Cross/Delta Dental. There are no savings in Blue Cross/Delta Dental payment rates by going through USI New England. These rates are based on the demographics of the law office and/or the individual attorney applying for coverage. A member may contact Blue Cross/Delta Dental directly without going through USI New England, and the premium will be exactly the same. USI New England is contracted to provide Rhode Island Bar members enrollment, billing service, insurance advice and to assist Rhode Island Bar members with other health/dental and benefits insurance alternatives.
    USI New England
    5700 Post Road
    East Greenwich, RI 02818


    Erine McDonnell
    USI Insurance Services
    Account Manager/Wellness Consultant
    5700 Post Road
    East Greenwich, RI 02818-3455
    Toll-free: 800-335-5701
    Direct:  401-558-3155

    Fax:  610-362-8810
    Email:  erine.mcdonnell@usi.biz

    Amanda Prisco
    USI Insurance Services
    Senior Account Manager
    5700 Post Road
    East Greenwich, RI 02818-3455
    Phone:  401-558-3185
    Fax:  610-362-8937
    Email:  Amanda.Prisco@usi.biz
  • Clio
    Clio is a practice management, time & billing and client collaboration platform for small-to mid-sized law firms. Totally web-based, and in compliance with a related American Bar Association (ABA) ethics opinion concerning the security of these services,  Clio allows you to securely manage your practice from anywhere on your PC, your Mac and even your iPhone. Rhode Island Bar Association members receive a special 10% lifetime discount on their Clio subscriptions and a free 30-day evaluation period for their practice management platform. To give Clio a try, please visit their company description and connect with their web link:
    http://www.goclio.com/landing/riba/

  • Amicus Creative Media LLC
    Amicus Creative Media LLC offers website design and marketing services for law firms.  Specializing exclusively in legal marketing, Amicus Creative offers attorneys a completely customized website solution which includes striking graphics, unlimited revisions and site pages, an extensive content library and search engine optimization. Their comprehensive website platform boasts integrated site tools such as click to call technology, blogging, a comprehensive e-newsletter system, online event management and secure document storage. Rhode Island Bar Association members receive a 25% discount on website development services. To learn more, contact an online marketing consultant at (877) 269-0076, or click on the following web link:

    http://amicuscreative.com/corporate/Propel_Your_Practice_cp7797.htm

  • Businessowners Insurance
    This Rhode Island Bar Association Sponsored program offers property, liability, workers' compensation and other miscellaneous coverages to the members of the Bar. Because Aon has relationships with the major property casualty companies that specialize in this market, your business can be placed with an insurance carrier that provides the best and most comprehensive coverages at the most competitive prices. Visit www.attorneys-advantage.com/law  

  • Law Pay: Credit Card Processing for Attorneys                                 
    Trust your transactions to the only payment solution recommended by over 60 bar associations. Correctly safeguard and separate client funds into trust and operating accounts. Funds are never commingled. The ability to accept credit cards attracts clients, improves cash flow and reduces collections. Plus, members save up to 25% off their credit card processing fees.  If you are considering accepting credit cards or want to confirm that you are processing credit card transactions correctly, call 866-376-0950 or visit www.affiniscape.com/ribar     
  • MozyPro Online Data Backup
    When you think about it, all your important files are now stored on a computer. Whether it's legal documents, financial records, or photos, everything is digital. MozyPro is a simple and safe way to automatically back up all the important files and documents stored on your computer.

    To take advantage of exclusive discounts on MozyPro available only to Rhode Island Bar Association members, please contact Mozypro by telephone at: 1-877-MozyPro (669-9776), and note you are a Rhode Island Bar Association member, or visit us online at: www.mozy.com/pro and enter the promo code RIBA15 at checkout to receive a 15% discount.
  • Mass Mutual Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) is an endorsed provider of Disability Income Insurance and Long Term Care Insurance for members of the RIBA. MassMutual has been serving clients for over 150 years, providing them with financial and insurance services. Association members will receive discounts on these products from MassMutual, the discounts on Long Term Care Insurance also extend to member’s parents, grandparents, children and in-laws. 
    To personally contact an agent about these products and discounts please contact Ed Quinn, EQuinn@finsvcs.com or Edwin Alvarez EdwinAlvarez@finsvcs.com at MassMutual Financial Group, 10 Charles St, Suite 210, Providence, RI 02904, (401) 435-3800.
    For general product information on Disability Income Insurance http://producers.halfapaycheck.com/?13315; for Long Term Care Insurance www.massmutual.com/ribar.
  • ABA Publications Discount Program
    Your Rhode Island Bar Association membership entitles you to a 15% discount* off the list price of any of the American Bar Association's more than 300 titles, whether or not you're a member of the ABA. It's easy to do. Shop at the ABA bookstore www.ababooks.org. Use the RIBA purchase promo code when making your purchase and the 15% discount will be applied to your total. Log in to the members only page to receive the discount code.
    *Discount does not apply to ABA-CLE iPod products.

  • Disability Insurance - Guardian Life
    Discover the advantages of purchasing disability insurance (underwritten by Guardian Life Insurance Company) or term life insurance, The Affinity plan (underwritten by ReliaStar), as a RIBA member.  Robert J. Gallagher & Associates' representatives will be happy to review your insurance needs. Guardian offers a 10% Discount for disability products for Bar members. For more information, contact Robert J. Gallagher, Jr., at 401.431.0837, e-mail him at rjgiggs@aol.com, or visit their website at http://www.gallagherassoc.com

  • Legal Research
    In January 2003, the RI Bar Association introduced an exciting new member benefit - the Casemaker online law library. This free, exclusive RIBA service is an easily searchable, continually updated database of case law, statutes and regulations. Unlike the commercial research services, there are no monthly or hourly fees for Rhode Island Bar attorney members to use Casemaker, and access is unlimited, 24 hours a day. Sign in to the members only area of the website for more information.

  • Lawyers Helping Lawyers
    The Confidential Assistance Program is a free service available to all Rhode Island Bar Association members and their dependents.   This service is a highly confidential, professional source of help for persons needing information, assessment and referral to counseling or treatment resources throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts. 

  • ABA Legal Technology Resource Center
    The American Bar Association (ABA) Legal Technology Resource Center, a free member benefit of the Rhode Island Bar Association, provides help to members through discussion forums, newsletters, articles, CLE, comparison charts, a hotline, and much more. The Center's online monthly magazine, Site-tation, highlights new and useful web sites of interest to attorneys and other legal professionals. Rhode Island Bar members may sign up to get email notification of each free issue at www.lawtechnology.org/site-tation/. To find out more about the many helpful resources provided by the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center, go to www.lawtechnology.org/services.html
     
  • Rhode Island Bar Association By-Laws
    The By-laws detail the objectives of the Rhode Island Bar Association with regard to its members.

  • Lawyer Referral Service Program Policies
    This Public Service program, sponsored by the Rhode Island Bar Association refers clients to an attorney located in the client's geographic area on a rotational basis.   Members may join this worthwhile program for a nominal fee.

  • Listing of Association Committees
    Check out the list of committees available for our members to join.   If you are interested you can join by downloading the form and faxing it to us at 401.421.2703

  • Car Rentals
    Hertz:
    Take advantage of the year-round discount program offered to RIBA members.  For more information contact your travel consultant or Hertz at 1.800.654.2210 in the U.S.  In Canada call 1.800.263.0600. CDP Discount code: 85455

    Avis:
    Take advantage of the year-round discount program offered to RIBA members.  For more information contact your travel consultant or Avis at 1-800-633-3469. Discount code is A488502.

  • RI Bar Journal Cumulative Index
    An index of Bar Journal articles from Volumes 1-54 (1952-2006)