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
Jul
3
Supreme Court of Rhode Island Attorney Registration Deadline Extended to July 17

The Rhode Island Supreme Court has extended the attorney registration cycle until Friday, July 17, 2015. ... More
Jul
1
NEW 2015-2016 RHODE ISLAND BAR ASSOCIATION OFFICERS

At the Bar’s Annual Meeting, a new slate of Officers was unanimously elected. All Bar Officers’ terms run from July, 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. The new Bar Officers names and profiles follow.... More
Jun
25
2015 Joseph T. Houlihan Lifetime Mentor Award

Named for the late Joseph T. Houlihan who was known for his generosity of spirit and legal expertise in and out of the courtroom, the Joseph T. Houlihan Lifetime Mentor Award honors individuals who, during their careers, have consistently demonstrated an ... More
Jun
25
2015 Dorothy Lohmann Community Service Award

The Rhode Island Bar Association’s Dorothy Lohmann Community Service Award is named in memory of Rhode Island attorney Dorothy Lohmann who devoted her entire professional life to helping the poor.... More
Jun
25
2015 Chief Justice Joseph R. Weisberger Judicial Excellence Award

Named in honor of its first recipient, retired Chief Justice Joseph R. Weisberger, this Award is given to a Rhode Island jurist for exemplifying and encouraging the highest level of competence, integrity, judicial temperament, ethical conduct and professi... More
Jun
25
2015 VOLUNTEER LAWYER PROGRAM AWARD RECIPIENTS

Established in 1987, this award recognizes the outstanding efforts of attorneys who have provided equal access to justice to the needy through a Rhode Island Bar Association Pro Bono Program during the past two years.... More
Jun
25
ABA House of Delegates to Consider Proposed Resolutions at Chicago Annual Meeting

The ABA House of Delegates will convene during the course of its 2015 Annual Meeting in Chicago and will consider proposed Resolutions submitted by its constituent organizations. ... More
Jun
24
Bar Dues Payable as of September 1st

A reminder that, as a service to the Court, and to reduce ongoing confusion regarding attorney licensing fees and dues, Rhode Island Bar Association membership dues payment links for your 2015-2016 dues invoice are not available until September 1, 2015.... More
Jun
22
We've Moved!

The Rhode Island Bar Association and Rhode Island Bar Foundation have moved to our new home located at 41 Sharpe Drive in Cranston. ... More
Jun
3
Are you looking for answers to practice-related questions? Try the Bar’s List Serve!

From the nuances of the Rhode Island Courts e-filing system to requests for local and out-of-state referrals, List Serve members provide their colleagues with timely answers.... More
Jun
3
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
Jun
2
2015-16 Bar Committee Participation

Please consider becoming a member of at least one Bar committee this year since our Association's strength and value are based on active member involvement.... More