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
Apr
28
2017 ANNUAL MEETING BROCHURE & INTERACTIVE REGISTRATION FORM NOW ONLINE!

The Rhode Island Bar Association's 2017 Annual Meeting is on Thursday and Friday, June 15th and 16th, at the Rhode Island Convention Center.... More
Apr
25
Bar Public Services Department Honored with Legal Clinic Award

At the 2017 Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless (RICH) Annual Luncheon, the Rhode Island Bar Association team of Public Services Director Susan Fontaine, Volunteer Lawyer Program Coordinator John Ellis, and Elderly Pro Bono Program Coordinator Elisa K... More
Apr
25
Have an Idea for a CLE Program? Fall Programming is Already Underway!

The CLE Committee is already planning for the 2017-2018 year! The CLE Committee of the Rhode Island Bar Association is committed to presenting a curriculum that will integrate substantive areas of law with practical training and skills to the members of t... More
Apr
24
Casemaker Tip of the Week

Noteworthy tools in Casemaker... More
Apr
24
2017 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, 2017 Hon. Fra... More
Apr
13
US District Court Litigation Academy Mediation Skills Program

The United States District Court is pleased to announce that registration for the next installment of the Litigation Academy - “Mediation Skills Program” - is now open. ... More
Apr
11
Juvenile Case Management System Conversion to Start Thursday, April 13th

The RI Judiciary sent an email on Tuesday, April 11th notifying Bar members of the upcoming Juvenile Case Management System conversion. ... More
Apr
3
RIBA President Opposes Proposed Elimination of Funding to the Legal Services Corporation

Following the news that the proposed 2018 federal budget would eliminate funding for the Legal Services Corporation, Rhode Island Bar Association President Armando E. Batastini, Esq. has issued the following statement. ... More
Jul
1
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