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North Smithfield Municipal Court Closure; RI Division of Taxation Extended Emergency Regulation & Reminder About Grant Program; Upcoming Workers’ Compensation Practice and the COVID-19 Court CLE Webinar

Published on November 25, 2020

According to an email from North Smithfield Municipal Court Judge...more

Gift Card Email Scam

Published on November 24, 2020

It has come to our attention that spam emails, purportedly sent from Bar President Richard D'addario, have been circulated to several members of the Bar...more

Casemaker Tip of the Week

Published on November 23, 2020

Noteworthy tools in Casemaker...more

Call for Law Related Education Volunteers and FREE Law Practice Management Assistance Reminder!

Published on November 23, 2020

The Rhode Island Bar Association regularly receives requests from schools, non-profit organizations, and other institutions seeking volunteer attorneys from the Bar's Law Related Education...more

Lincoln Municipal Court Closure; Rhode Island Division of Taxation Seminar for Tax Preparers; Upcoming Business Recovery Plan & PPP Loans CLE Webinar

Published on November 23, 2020

According to a memo from RI Lincoln Municipal Court Judge Frederic Marzilli and Associate Municipal Court Judge Louis Grande...more

Workers’ Compensation Court Special Mediation Week; Local COVID-19 Assistance for Small Businesses

Published on November 20, 2020

The Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Court is holding its now Annual Special Mediation Week...more

December 2020 CLE Seminars

Published on November 19, 2020

December is right around the corner! Earn your CLE credits the safe and convenient way with an RI Bar webinar....more

RI District Court Amended Administrative Order 2020-05; Suspension of PAC and Diversion Calendars in Providence County Memo; Upcoming CLE Webinars

Published on November 18, 2020

Please click here to view the RI District Court amended Administrative Order 2020-05...more

RI Superior Court Reduction of In-Person Court Matters Memo; ABA Rhode Island State Delegate Vacancy; Update on the 2020 Superior Court Settlement Week; Online Tools for Restaurants and Bars Subject to Early-Closing Order

Published on November 13, 2020

According to a memo from RI Superior Court Presiding Justice Alice B. Gibney...more

Rhode Island Superior Court 2020 Settlement Week Update

Published on November 06, 2020

According to an email advisory from RI Superior Court Presiding Justice Alice B. Gibney, given the current concerns and increase in numbers associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the following message serves as an update to Justice Gibney’s October corres...more

Rhode Island Division of Taxation - Security Summit alert

Published on November 05, 2020

The Internal Revenue Service, the Rhode Island Division of Taxation, and other partners in the Security Summit today warned of a new text scam...more

November 2020 E-Newsletter

Published on November 05, 2020

Your Monthly Update is Here!...more

District Court Administrative Order 2020-07; Upcoming Cybersecurity and IT Made Easy CLE Seminar

Published on November 04, 2020

Please click here to view the RI District Court amended Administrative Order 2020-07 related to eviction procedures in District Court....more

The Rhode Island Bar Journal November/December Issue is Now available!

Published on November 02, 2020

Members can now access the Rhode Island Bar Journal November/December 2020 issue on our Bar Journal Homepage!...more

November 2020 CLE Seminars

Published on October 27, 2020

Learn How COVID-19 is Changing the Way We Practice Law!...more

Family Court to Launch New Service for Self-Represented Litigants; RI Superior Court Settlement Week in December

Published on October 08, 2020

According to a news advisory from the RI Judiciary, the Family Court will be the first in the Rhode Island Judiciary to launch a service known as “Guide & File” for self-represented litigants and other users of the Judiciary’s electronic case filing syste...more

Get More Visibility for Your Practice through the Bar's Lawyer Referral Service for Less Than Ten Dollars a Month

Published on June 01, 2019

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