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
Nov
21
Beat the Rush! CLEs on Legal Writing, Problems & Solutions Involving Criminal Cases – Including Breaking Confidentiality, Improving Boilerplate Provisions, and More.

December is almost here. If you earn your credits now, you’ll be that much closer to completing your education requirement! Below are just some of the programs offered next month. ... More
Nov
19
Rhode Island Family Court National Adoption Day Saturday, November 23

According to a news release from the RI Judiciary, Rhode Island Family Court Chief Judge Michael B. Forte and the Judiciary will be sponsoring a special event to celebrate the 16th National Adoption Day on November 23, 2019. ... More
Nov
18
Casemaker Tip of the Week

Noteworthy tools in Casemaker... More
Nov
14
Rhode Island Division of Taxation Estate Tax Update

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has established the Rhode Island estate tax credit amount and threshold for the estates of decedents dying on or after January 1, 2020. For details... More
Nov
4
Casemaker Tip of the Week

Noteworthy tools in Casemaker... More
Nov
1
November 2019 E-Newsletter

The Rhode Island Bar Association is excited to announce that a monthly e-newsletter will now be sent to our members featuring regular news from our communications, continuing legal education, and public services departments, in addition to relevant techno... More
Oct
25
Rhode Island Division of Taxation Employer Withholding Tax

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation recently posted an advisory about changes involving employer withholding tax for the 2020 calendar year.... More
Oct
24
Award Winning Journalist Discusses Bipolar Disorder on CBS Special: Stop the Stigma

The legal profession faces issues of mental health in greater proportion than the rest of the population.... 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
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