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LATEST NEWS
May
22
Casemaker Tip of the Week

Noteworthy tools in Casemaker... More
May
18
Judge Denies Release of Documents in 38 Studios Grand Jury Investigation

In the matter of In Re: 38 Studios Grand Jury, Superior Court Presiding Justice Alice B. Gibney today denied the petition of the Governor for the release of grand jury documents in the 38 Studios investigation. ... More
May
18
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
May
11
Upcoming CLE Seminars

There are only a few more CLEs left for the year. Don't get caught short. It's easy to register; just click on the links below. ... More
May
8
RIZZZ inducted into the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame in the Class of 2017

In 1973, guitarists David Tanury and Jim Tait and drummer Rick Couto of the Riverside underground band Powerhouse, joined forces with saxophonist and RIBA Past President Bob Weisberger, Joe “Klem” Klimek on harmonica and sax, and bassist Kenn Reynolds to ... 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
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