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
Feb
23
Rhode Island Bar Foundation Seeks Law School Scholarship Applicants

Are you a Rhode Island resident planning on attending law school? The Rhode Island Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the non-profit Rhode Island Bar Association, is seeking applications for its Thomas F. Black, Jr. Memorial Scholarship. ... More
Feb
23
The Defamation Experience is Coming to the RI Law Center!

The Defamation Experience is coming to the RI Bar Association Headquarters on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. The Defamation Experience is a unique, interactive, diversity program... More
Feb
21
Coastline EAP Free Webinar

On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, Coastline Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is offering a free 20-minute seminar to Bar members to learn how the Program can help with work-life concerns.... More
Feb
19
Casemaker Tip of the Week

Noteworthy tools in Casemaker... More
Feb
19
RI Supreme Court Revised Code of Judicial Conduct

Click here to view an Order issued by the Rhode Island Supreme Court adopting a revised Code of Judicial Conduct.... More
Feb
16
RI Division of Taxation Tax Season Reminders

Tomorrow begins a three-day weekend for a number of people. It is also one of the busiest weekends of the filing season for tax preparation.... More
Feb
14
New CLEs Keep Springing Up. Register Today!

Even though there are still five more CLE programs before the end of this month, March is right around the corner! ... More
Feb
7
Superior Court Bench Bar Committee Free, 1-Credit CLE: A View from the Bench

The Rhode Island Bar Association’s Superior Court Bench Bar Committee invites all Bar members to participate in a free CLE credit approved presentation (one credit) on Monday, February 26th, from 4:00 pm – 4:50 pm... More
Feb
7
RI Division of Taxation Newsletter Focuses on What’s New for 2018

The latest regular issue of the Division of Taxation’s newsletter is now available. It focuses, in part, on what’s new for the 2018 tax year. Among the topics:... More
Feb
6
Request for Suggested Changes to the Local Rules

The Local Rules Review Committee of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island has issued a Request for Suggested Changes to the Local Rules.... More
Feb
5
Casemaker Tip of the Week

Noteworthy tools in Casemaker... More
Feb
5
2018 Bar Annual Award Nominations Due March 9th

There are three Rhode Island Bar Association awards open for nomination in 2018. Nominations for all the awards are due no later than March 9, 2018. ... More
Feb
2
RI Division of Taxation FAQs on Notices from Non-collecting Retailers

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has posted FAQs for tax preparers and consumers.... More
Jan
22
Invitation to Exhibit: Rhode Island Bar Association Annual Meeting June 21 & 22, 2018

Where can you get a two-day exhibitor space at an event attended by over 1,300 attorneys and judges for only $900.00? At the Rhode Island Bar Association Annual Meeting on Thursday and Friday, June 21st and 22nd, 2018... More
Jan
11
Bar’s Government Lawyers Committee Free, 1-Credit CLE: Artificial Intelligence in the Legal Profession

The Rhode Island Bar Association’s Government Lawyers Committee invites all Bar members to participate in a free CLE credit approved presentation (one credit) on Thursday, March 1st, from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm... 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