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LATEST NEWS
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
28
Volunteer Lawyer Program Seeks Attorneys to Assist Victims of Domestic Violence

The Bar's Volunteer Lawyer Program is seeking attorneys to assist victims of domestic violence. Please check the new submissions to the “Pro Bono Cases of the Month” shown below. ... More
Apr
26
EEL Committee CLE – Resource Recovery Tour – May 20, 2016, 9:00 to 12:00

The Rhode Island Bar Association's Environmental and Energy Law Committee invites all Bar members to participate in a presentation approved for three CLE credits on Friday, May 20, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the RI Resource Recovery Corporation, 65 Shun ... More
Apr
19
Upgrades and Informational Sessions on Electronic Filing

The RI Judiciary announced that an upgrade to the electronic filing system will be installed on April 21 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. ... More
Apr
18
New CLE Seminars Scheduled for May

Don’t get caught being short on CLE credits! The MCLE reporting deadline is almost here, so register for a CLE today!... More
Apr
18
2016 RHODE ISLAND LAW DAY STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST OFFERS $1,000 AND $250 SCHOLASTIC AWARDS

The Rhode Island Bar Association, the Rhode Island Judiciary, and the Rhode Island Police Chief’s Association, with support from the Rhode Island Department of Education and Roger Williams University School of Law, are sponsoring the annual, 2016 Hon. Fra... 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
Apr
14
Rhode Island Professional Day for Financial, Legal, Accounting and Insurance Professionals

The RI Society of Financial Service Professionals, the National Association of Insurance Underwriters (NAIFA) Rhode Island, the Financial Planning Association of RI, and the RI Society of CPAs is sponsoring the 2016 Rhode Island Professional Day for finan... More
Apr
13
CLE Gives Attendees an Introductory Look at Civil Law Practice

The April 12th CLE program, Civil Law Practice in RI - Opening Your Case File, gave attendees a chance to learn about the basics of civil law practice and the subtleties of practice in Rhode Island. ... More
Apr
8
‘Art in the Courthouse’ returns to Wakefield

The Rhode Island Judiciary announces a two-woman art exhibit opening on Saturday, April 16, 2016 and running through September 2, 2016.... 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