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Judicial Tenure and Discipline Commission Vacancy; RI District Court Civil Admin Order 2024-1 Regarding Sealing of Records in Eviction

Please click here to view RI District Court Admin Order 2024-01 regarding sealing of records in eviction cases. Pursuant to RlGL § 34-18-60, which went into effect January 1, 2024, certain eviction cases may be sealed by following the procedure outlined in the order.

Pursuant to the terms of RIGL § 8-16-1, Governor McKee's office has notified the Rhode Island Bar Association of vacancies with respect to the Commission on Judicial Tenure and Discipline. There are two immediate openings with term periods as follows:



Three Year         April 1, 2026

Three Year         April 1, 2027


The Commission on Judicial Tenure and Discipline was created in 1974 to provide a forum for complaints against any justice of the Supreme Court and any judge or magistrate of the Superior, Family, District, and Workers' Compensation Courts, or the Traffic Tribunal. The Commission reviews allegations of violations of the Code of Judicial Conduct.


Any Bar member who is interested in consideration for a Rhode Island Bar Association recommendation to the Governor's office for the Judicial Tenure and Discipline Commission vacancies, please submit a letter of interest and your resume to Kathleen Bridge, Executive Director at or mail your letter to her at Rhode Island Bar Association, 41 Sharpe Drive, Cranston, RI on or before March 20, 2024. All applications will be forwarded to the Bar's leadership for review and determination of the Bar candidate list that will be forwarded to the Governor. Our Bar has been asked for a list of five candidates for these vacancies.