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
Apr
17
April is National Volunteer Month!

April is National Volunteer Month and the perfect time to acknowledge the selfless work and energy of all volunteer attorneys who are committed to giving their expertise and time to improve the lives of needy individuals, families, seniors and veterans.... More
Apr
16
Casemaker Tip of the Week

Noteworthy tools in Casemaker... More
Apr
13
Chief Justice and Attorney General Call for Enhanced Courthouse Security after Shooting

According to a News Advisory from the Supreme Court, following this week’s shooting in downtown Providence near the Garrahy Judicial Complex, and after a similar shooting outside the Complex in February,... More
Apr
6
New Seminars Open for Registration

We're closing in on the end of the first week of April. While it may not feel like spring is here, the warmer weather will be here before you know it - just like the deadline to report your CLE credits.... More
Apr
3
Help Us Grow Our List Serve!

Free and available for all actively practicing Rhode Island attorney members, the Bar's list serve gives you immediate, 24/7, open-door access to the knowledge and experience of over 700 Rhode Island lawyers. Help us grow our online community by joining T... More
Apr
3
The Defamation Experience Comes to RIBA!

The Rhode Island Bar Association had the pleasure of hosting The Defamation Experience, a unique and interactive diversity program, on Tuesday, April 3, 2018... More
Mar
28
Save the Date for Our 2018 Rhode Island Bar Association Annual Meeting!

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Mar
27
Free Non-Credit Enrichment Workshops Open to Bar Members

Space is limited for both workshops, so we ask that you register early to guarantee your seat.... More
Mar
26
Judicial Nominating Committee Notice of Judicial Vacancies

The Judicial Nominating Commission of Rhode Island is seeking candidates for the following four vacancies:... More
Mar
22
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
Mar
9
2018 Rhode Island Law Day Student Essay Contest Offers $1,000 and $250 Scholastic Awards

The Rhode Island Bar Association, the Rhode Island Judiciary, and the Rhode Island Police Chief’s Association, with support from the Rhode Island Department of Education and Roger Williams University School of Law, are sponsoring the annual, 2018 Hon. Fra... 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
Jul
19
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