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
24
Use of Electronic Devices in Courtrooms and Courthouses by Attorneys

Following a request by the Rhode Island Bar Association’s Technology in the Practice Committee that the court implement a statewide order, the Rhode Island Supreme Court has issued an order regarding the use of electronic devices by attorneys in our court... More
Jun
23
Earn Credits Before the June 30th MCLE Reporting Deadline with Live Webcasts

There are still opportunities to get your CLE credits before the June 30th reporting deadline. You can receive up to 3.0 credits a year by watching an on-demand seminar! Our on-demand catalog has over 100 videos from previously recorded CLE seminars. It's... More
Jun
22
Highlights of the 2016 Annual Meeting

This year’s hard-working Annual Meeting Committee, chaired by J. Richard Ratcliffe, produced a diverse and enriching program. Attendance was a record-breaking figure of over 1,500. ... More
Jun
22
Judicial Nominating Committee Notice of Judicial Vacancy

The Judicial Nominating Commission of Rhode Island is seeking a candidate for Associate Justice of the Rhode Island Superior Court.... More
Jun
9
Attorneys Needed for Hague Convention Access Pro Bono Case

The U.S. Department of State has received a pro bono legal assistance request from a mother in the Dominican Republic. She has filed a Hague Convention access application seeking to establish regular communication with her children who are with their fat... More
Feb
24
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