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.
Retired Presiding Justice Joseph F. Rodgers Jr. Passes Away

According to a news advisory from the RI Judiciary, retired Presiding Justice Joseph F. Rodgers Jr., the innovative leader of the Rhode Island Superior Court for 18 years... More
Make Your 2020 New Year’s Resolutions List a Little Shorter by Earning CLE Credits Now!

Every day that passes is a day less you have to complete your CLE requirement. If you earn your credits now, you’ll be that much closer to being done by the end of the compliance year!... More
December 2019 E-Newsletter

Your Monthly Update is Here!... More
US District Court for the District of Rhode Island Amendments to the Local Rules

The United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island has approved amendments to the Local Rules effective December 1, 2019. The order adopting the amendments, along with the amended rules, can be accessed through the link below.... More
Rhode Island Family Court National Adoption Day Saturday, November 23

According to a news release from the RI Judiciary, Rhode Island Family Court Chief Judge Michael B. Forte and the Judiciary will be sponsoring a special event to celebrate the 16th National Adoption Day on November 23, 2019. ... 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
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