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
Dec
11
Casemaker Tip of the Week

Noteworthy tools in Casemaker... More
Dec
5
Consider Taking a Pro Bono Case This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season of giving; please consider giving the gift of peace of mind. You can spread the holiday cheer by taking one of the pro bono cases listed below:... More
Dec
1
RI Division of Taxation: Safeguarding Small Business

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation, the Internal Revenue Service, and other Security Summit partners warned small businesses today to guard against a growing wave of identity theft against employers.... More
Dec
1
US District Court Updates Regarding Fees & Electronic Filing of Miscellaneous Cases

According to the clerk for the US District Court for the District of Rhode Island, effective December 1, 2017, the fee for attorneys seeking admission pursuant to LR Gen 202 shall decrease from $236.00 to $200.00, and the fee for attorneys seeking pro hac... More
Dec
1
December 1, 2017 Federal and Local Rule and Form Changes Take Effect Today

According to the clerk for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island, December 1, 2017, is the effective date for many federal and local bankruptcy rule and form changes, including the District of Rhode Island's Chapter 13 Plan f... More
Nov
27
Rhode Island Division of Taxation- Guard Against ID Theft

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation, the Internal Revenue Service, and other partners in the Security Summit remind tax professionals and taxpayers to be vigilant online this shopping season – to guard against identity theft and refund fraud... More
Nov
20
RI Division of Taxation Interest Rates

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation today posted the interest rates that will apply in 2018 to overpayments and underpayments. For more information, please click here.... More
Nov
20
US District Court for the District of Rhode Island Amendments to the Local Rules

The United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island has approved amendments to the Local Rules effective December 1, 2017. ... More
Nov
15
Limited Scope Representation Seminar

At this afternoon’s Limited Scope Representation Seminar attorneys Lynda L. Laing, J. Robert Weisberger, Jr., and Melissa E. Darigan, Esq., provided an explanation of what Limited Scope Representation is... 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