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
Jul
24
Casemaker Tip of the Week

Noteworthy tools in Casemaker... More
Jul
20
Earn 2 Free Credits by Attending Our Cyber Security Ethics Program Sponsored by AON

It seems as though every week we hear on the news of a new cyber-attack or threat. Hackers are not only hacking banks, movie studios, and retail outlets, but on the local level, they are hacking into school database systems and solo and small law firms as... More
Jul
19
Update on Limited Scope Representation

In June of 2015, the Court invited members of the Rhode Island Bar and other interested persons to submit written comments on the subject of limited scope representation in Rhode Island... 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
Jul
19
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
1
NEW 2017-2018 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
Jun
27
2017 Annual Meeting Highlights

This year’s hard-working Annual Meeting Committee, chaired by Bar Executive Committee member Lynda L. Laing, produced a diverse and enriching program. ... More
Jun
22
Amendments to Superior Court Rules of Criminal Procedure

According to an email sent to Bar members from the Rhode Island Supreme Court, proposed amendments to the Superior Court Rules of Criminal Procedure adopted by a majority of the judicial officers of the Superior Court have been approved. ... More
Jun
21
Sign Up for 2017-18 Bar Committees

Consider becoming a member of at least one Bar committee this year since our Association's strength and value are based on active member involvement. ... More