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
Sep
18
Casemaker Tip of the Week

Noteworthy tools in Casemaker... More
Sep
18
Change to RI DMV Adjudication Services

According to a notification from the Rhode Island Department of Motor Vehicles, on October 5th the DMV will begin offering visitors to its Adjudication Office service on a reservation basis. ... More
Sep
12
Call for Law Related Education Volunteer Lawyers

The Rhode Island Bar Association regularly receives requests from schools, non-profit organizations, and other institutions seeking volunteer attorneys from the Bar's Law Related Education (LRE) program.... More
Sep
12
Celebration of the Humanities Honors Judge Judith C. Savage

Rhode Island Council for the Humanities will host its annual Celebration of the Humanities on Thursday, October 5th to honor the people and projects that make Rhode Island a vital place to live.... More
Sep
8
Pro Bono Cases of the Month

Your assistance is needed for those in great need! ... More
Sep
6
Lawyers Help in Wake of Hurricane Harvey

According to a news release from the National Conference of Bar Presidents, since Hurricane Harvey made landfall a little more than a week ago, the ABA has been working with state and local authorities in Texas to provide relief to the millions who were a... More
Sep
1
Free Non-Credit Enrichment Workshops Open to Bar Members

This free, non-credit enrichment workshop offers Bar members tips on how to write a book, article, or speech to help grow their business. ... More
Sep
1
Earn Two FREE Ethics Credits by Attending our AON Sponsored Program

It's already September 1! Have you attended one of our free ethics seminar sessions? If you haven't attended one of the two sessions in August, you're still in luck! There are three sessions left at the end of the month.... More
Aug
30
RI Division of Taxation Draft Guide Posted for Comment

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has posted a draft document for public comment. It involves the modification for income from private pensions, government pensions, 401(k) plans, annuities, 403(b) plans, military retirement pay, and other such source... 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
Aug
11
Criminal Electronic Filing in the Superior Court - Live September 5, 2017

The Rhode Island Supreme Court recently notified Bar members that on September 5, 2017, electronic filing will be mandatory for criminal cases in the Superior Court. To follow is information that Bar members will need for this go live.... 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
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