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
16
Casemaker Tip of the Week

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Jul
9
Sign Up for Our AON Sponsored Free Ethics Program Today!

Earn Your Yearly Ethics Credit Requirement for FREE... More
Jul
6
Rhode Island Bar Journal Lauren E. Jones Writing Award

Established in 1986, Rhode Island Bar Journal Lauren E. Jones, Esq. Writing Award authors are selected on the basis of: 1) presentation clarity; grammar; organization and need for editorial revisions;... More
Jul
6
2018 Ralph P. Semonoff Award for Professionalism

The Ralph P. Semonoff Award for Professionalism honors a member of the Rhode Island Bar who has demonstrated the highest degree of professionalism with distinction in their career. ... More
Jul
6
2018 VOLUNTEER LAWYER PROGRAM AWARD RECIPIENTS

PRO BONO PUBLICO AWARD... More
Jul
6
2018 FLORENCE K. MURRAY AWARD

The Florence K. Murray Award is presented to a person who, by example or otherwise, has influenced women to pursue legal careers, opened doors for women attorneys, or advanced opportunities for women within the legal profession. ... More
Jul
5
2018 Annual Meeting

This year’s hard-working Annual Meeting Committee, chaired by Bar member Holly R. Rao, with the assistance of Vice Chair Krista J. Schmitz, produced a diverse and enriching program. ... More
Jul
1
NEW 2018-2019 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
19
2018-19 Annual Attorney Registration Deadline Extended

According to an order issued by the Rhode Island Supreme Court, the 2018-2019 annual attorney registration deadline has been extended to September 1, 2018. ... More
Jun
19
Rhode Island Supreme Court Mandatory Continuing Legal Education - Rule Revisions

The Rhode Island MCLE Commission and the Rhode Island Supreme Court have revised Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Article IV, Rules 3 through 3.10, Periodic Registration of Attorneys. ... More
May
15
Sign Up for 2018-19 Bar Committees Today!

Registration for 2018-19 Bar Committees is open, so sign up today! Our Bar Association's strength and value are based on active member involvement. ... 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