David N. Bazar, Esq. is now President of the Rhode Island Bar Association. His term runs from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. He is the senior partner of Bazar & Associates in East Providence. He is a graduate of the Providence Country Day School and Trinity College. He is a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association Executive Committee and the House of Delegates, and he is a Fellow of the Rhode Island Bar Foundation. He served as editor in chief of the Rhode Island Bar Journal and on several standing Bar committees. He actively participates in the Bar’s Volunteer Lawyer Program, Lawyers for the Elderly, and the U. S. Armed Forces Legal Services Project. He is the recipient of the Rhode Island Bar Association’s 1987 Pro Bono Publico Award and the Bar’s 1998 Continuing Service Award. David and his wife, Susan, reside in East Greenwich, Rhode Island.
Founded in 1898, the Rhode Island Bar Association is a non-profit organization counting all those licensed to practice law in Rhode Island as its members. Currently the membership totals over 6,500 individuals. Association Objectives: To uphold and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States and the Constitution and laws of Rhode Island and to maintain representative, democratic government; to advance the science of jurisprudence; to promote the administration of justice; to uphold the honor and dignity of the process of law; to apply its knowledge and experience to the field of law to promote the public good; to encourage and cultivate social intercourse among the members of the Rhode Island Bar; and to cooperate with the American Bar Association, other national, regional, and state bar associations and the local bar associations in the State of Rhode Island.