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.
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2018 Annual Meeting Plenary Speaker: Dean Strang of Netflix's Making a Murderer

We are hard at work putting the finishing touches on our premier event, the 2018 RI Bar Association Annual Meeting, to be held June 21st and 22nd at the RI Convention Center... More
Volunteer Lawyers Offer Free Legal Guidance through Rhode Island Bar/NBC10 Ask a Lawyer Partnership

May is Older Americans Month! At the NBC Channel 10 studios, a volunteer lawyer panel, staffed by members of the Rhode Island Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) and Volunteer Lawyer Program (VLP), appeared on the station’s news broadcasts on We... More
Sign Up for 2018-19 Bar Committees Today!

Registration for 2018-19 Bar Committees is open, so sign up today! Our Bar Association's strength and value are based on active member involvement. ... More
Less Than Two Months Left of the CLE Reporting Year...

Do you have all of your credits yet? If not, there's still time! Below are just some of our programs in May.... More
Judicial Nominating Commission Notice of Judicial Vacancy

The Judicial Nominating Commission of Rhode Island is seeking candidates for the following vacancy: Associate Justice of the Rhode Island District Court. ... More
Have an Idea for a CLE Program? Fall Programming is Already Underway!

The CLE Committee is already planning for the 2018-2019 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
Congratulations to Our List Serve Contest Winner!

Congratulations to Attorney Peter M. Iascone, whose name was drawn at random from our list serve membership.... More
2018 Annual Meeting Brochure and Registration Form Now Available Online

The Rhode Island Bar Association's 2018 Annual Meeting is on Thursday and Friday, June 21st and 22nd, at the Rhode Island Convention Center... More
May CLE Programs

There are more than ten opportunities to earn your CLE credits between now and the beginning of June. Why not earn some credits, learn something new and meet up with colleagues you may not have seen in a while.... More
Save the Date for Our 2018 Rhode Island Bar Association Annual Meeting!

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Consider Taking a Pro Bono Case!

Providing critically needed service through either the Volunteer Lawyer Program, Pro Bono Program for the Elderly or US Armed Forces Legal Project brings great personal satisfaction. Please consider taking one of our new pro bono cases, listed below... More
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
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