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
May
21
New Bar Members: Penning Chapters in Rhode Island Legal History

Our newest Bar members represent the future of our proud profession, and we celebrate the beginning of their careers at every new Bar member admission ceremony held at the Supreme Court of Rhode Island.... More
May
21
RI Medical Assistance Intercept System Requirement

The Rhode Island Medical Assistance Intercept System (MAIS) program was created with the passage of R.I.G.L. Chapter 27-57.1, The Rhode Island Medical Assistance Intercept Act. ... More
May
19
Mediator Appointed in 38 Studios Case

According to a news advisory from the RI Judiciary, in the Superior Court matter of Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation v. Wells Fargo Securities, also known as the “38 Studios” litigation, Associate Justice Michael A. Silverstein today appointe... More
May
13
2015 Annual Meeting News: Thursday Keynote: Nationally-Renowned Speaker Addressing Ethical Issues of Social Media

Back by popular demand, Louisiana attorney, nationally-renowned speaker, and novelist Michael H. Rubin will deliver the Thursday Keynote address at the Rhode Island Bar Association’s 2015 Annual Meeting in June.... More
May
7
Time Is Running Out for MCLE Compliance

The June 30, 2015 reporting date for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) compliance is almost here. ... More
May
1
2015 ANNUAL MEETING BROCHURE & INTERACTIVE REGISTRATION FORM NOW ONLINE!

The Rhode Island Bar Association's 2015 Annual Meeting is on Thursday and Friday, June 18th and 19th, at the Rhode Island Convention Center. The meeting provides attendees with outstanding opportunities to learn, to improve your practice, socialize with y... More
May
1
Law School Scholarship for Rhode Island Women Applications due June 5, 2015

The Rhode Island Foundation announces applications are now being accepted for the Marilynne Graboys Wool Scholarship supporting applicants who meet the following criteria... More
Apr
28
RI Supreme Court Rules Amendment - Mandatory Online Attorney Registrations

The Rhode Island Supreme Court has issued an Order entitled, In re Amendment to Article IV of the Supreme Court Rules (Periodic Registration of Attorneys – Mandatory Online Attorney Registration). ... More
Apr
21
We Are on the Move!

Through an extraordinarily successful partnership between the Bar Association and the Bar Foundation, we now have a brand new Rhode Island Law Center... More
Apr
7
Are you looking for answers to practice-related questions? Try the Bar’s List Serve!

From the nuances of the Rhode Island Courts e-filing system to requests for local and out-of-state referrals, List Serve members provide their colleagues with timely answers.... More
Apr
7
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