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
20
Casemaker Tip of the Week

Noteworthy tools in Casemaker... More
Nov
20
RI Division of Taxation Interest Rates

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation today posted the interest rates that will apply in 2018 to overpayments and underpayments. For more information, please click here.... More
Nov
20
US District Court for the District of Rhode Island Amendments to the Local Rules

The United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island has approved amendments to the Local Rules effective December 1, 2017. ... More
Nov
20
Membership Health Benefits Informational Meetings

The new year is quickly approaching us. As part of this process, our health insurance broker, USI, will be hosting two educational meetings, each including a general presentation and one-on-one consultations, regarding medical and dental insurance coverag... More
Nov
15
Limited Scope Representation Seminar

At this afternoon’s Limited Scope Representation Seminar attorneys Lynda L. Laing, J. Robert Weisberger, Jr., and Melissa E. Darigan, Esq., provided an explanation of what Limited Scope Representation is... More
Nov
8
Support Our Veterans Through the Armed Forces Legal Services Project

As members of the Bar, we have the opportunity to "enlist" in the Bar Association's United States Armed Forces Legal Services Project.... More
Nov
8
Soliciting Bar Member Response to Proposed Animal Law Committee

After reviewing a Rhode Island Bar Association member request, the Bar’s Executive Committee is interested in learning of any Bar members interested in joining, and regularly attending meetings for, a proposed Animal Law Committee.... More
Nov
1
RI Division of Taxation Tax Amnesty Website

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has launched a special website for Rhode Island’s tax amnesty program.... More
Oct
31
Volunteer Bar Lawyers Offer Free Legal Guidance through Rhode Island Bar/NBC10 Ask a Lawyer Partnership

At the NBC Channel 10 studios, a volunteer lawyer panel, staffed by members of the Rhode Island Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) and Volunteer Lawyer Program (VLP), appeared on the station’s news broadcasts on Tuesday, October 24th, from 5:00... More
Oct
18
Give Thanks for Live Webcasts!

Webcasting makes earning CLE credit easy. You don't need to leave your office or home, and all you need is a computer, speakers, and an internet connection! ... More
Aug
11
Help Us Reach 1000 List Serve Members!

Our Bar’s List Serve gives you immediate, 24/7, open-door access to the knowledge and experience of over 700 Rhode Island lawyers. Help us grow our online community to 1,000 by joining TODAY!... 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