Member Profile - Robert Barge

Robert Barge is the Executive Director of Rhode Island Legal Services (RILS). RILS is a nonprofit law firm incorporated in 1969 by Act of the Rhode Island General Assembly. Their mission is to provide legal representation to low income people for the purpose of improving their economic and human condition by protecting and enforcing legal rights; stabilizing the family unit; promoting self reliance; reaching out to groups with added burdens on their access to the legal system and affording dignity to people. Mr. Barge is primarily responsible for implementation and administration of the project. Mr. Barge has 21 years of experience as a legal service attorney, 19 years of management experience and has served as Executive Director for ten years. He attended University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law.

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