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
25
Medicare and Medicaid CLE Program Draws Large Crowd In-Person and Via Live Webcast

The May 24th CLE program, Current Developments in Medicare and Medicaid for Long-Term Care, reviewed an under-utilized technique to enable clients to obtain extended access to the Medicare Part A skilled nursing home benefit. ... More
May
25
CMCRI Celebrating 20th Anniversary and Honoring Chief Justice Suttell on June 6th

The Center for Mediation and Collaboration of Rhode Island (CMCRI), which offers conflict resolution including providing mediators to all the Rhode Island District Courts, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary and honoring Rhode Island Supreme Court Chief J... More
May
23
Judge Selya to Speak on Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Court on June 2nd

At a World Affairs Council of Rhode Island dinner event at the Hope Club, on 6 Benevolent Street, in Providence, on Thursday, June 2nd, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit Senior Federal Judge and former United States Foreign Intelligence... More
May
16
New Link for File and Serve

At 5:30 on Monday, May 16, the Judiciary's electronic filing vendor activated the new link for the HTML5 version of File and Serve.... More
May
13
Bar’s Pro Bono Program for the Elderly Provides Valuable Pro Bono Legal Assistance

Attorney Chad E. Nelson, from the Law Offices of Howe & Garside in Newport, and a member of the Bar’s Pro Bono Program for the Elderly, provided valuable pro bono legal assistance to residents of the Bristol Veterans Home during Older Americans Month.... More
May
10
Rhode Island Foundation Offering Scholarships to Female Law Students

The Rhode Island Foundation announced that applications are now being accepted for the Marilynne Graboys Wool Scholarship, which supports applicants who meet the following criteria... More
Apr
29
2016 ANNUAL MEETING BROCHURE & INTERACTIVE REGISTRATION FORM NOW ONLINE!

The Rhode Island Bar Association's 2016 Annual Meeting is on Thursday and Friday, June 16th and 17th, at the Rhode Island Convention Center.... More
Apr
18
Communicating with Justices of the Rhode Island Superior Court

In an effort to improve and streamline communications by and between the Justices of the Superior Court and members of the bar, the Superior Court Bench Bar Committee surveyed the preferences of the individual justices with regard to email communication a... More
Feb
24
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