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
May
17
Sign Up for 2019-20 Bar Committees Today!

Registration for 2019-20 Bar Committees is open, so sign up today! Our Bar Association's strength and value are based on active member involvement. ... More
May
16
The Last Three CLE Programs of the Year Are Coming Up! Have You Earned Your Ten?

There are three more CLE programs before the Annual Meeting in June. The CLE compliance deadline will be here before you know it; make a plan now to ensure you can file your CLE credits by the deadline.... More
May
7
2019 Annual Meeting Brochure Now Available!

The Rhode Island Bar Association's 2019 Annual Meeting is on Thursday and Friday, June 13th and 14th, at the Rhode Island Convention Center. ... More
May
6
Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreement Drafting Considerations CLE Program

Attorneys Jane Howlett and Deborah Tate presented an eye-opening seminar, Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreement Drafting Considerations, on Friday, May 3rd at the RI Law Center.... More
May
2
The Deadline is Coming - Are You Prepared?

Effective Use of Subpoenas, Ethical Considerations When Communicating with Clients, Mediation, And More…... More
May
1
Bar's New Lawyers Committee Sponsors Well-Attended CLE Program

The Rhode Island Bar Association’s New Lawyers Committee sponsored a free to Bar members, one ethics credit, Committee CLE seminar on Wednesday, May 1st... More
Apr
25
RI Family Court Administrative Order - Filing and Processing of Matters Arising in the City of Cranston and the Town of North Kingstown

The Rhode Island Family Court has issued an Administrative Order regarding filing and processing of matters arising in the City of Cranston and the town of North Kingstown.... More
Apr
24
Annual Attorney Registration on New Rhode Island Supreme Court Attorney Portal

According to a notice from the Rhode Island Supreme Court Clerk’s Office, the 2019 - 2020 annual attorney registration cycle is now open on the new RISCAP. Registering online using RISCAP is mandatory. To gain access to RISCAP, attorneys must register on... More
Apr
18
Upcoming CLE Seminars – Criminal Law, Law Firm Technology & Security, Subpoenas, and More. Sign Up Today!

There’s less than three months left to report your credits. Don’t wait until the last minute. ... More
Jul
1
NEW 2018-2019 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, 2017 through June 30, 2018. The new Bar Officers names and profiles follow.... 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