Rhode Island has about 4,071 actively practicing lawyers, working across the private and public sectors. The state has a bevy of resources for those seeking legal assistance. The Rhode Island Legal Services (RILS) is the most prominent of legal aid organizations. It connects volunteer lawyers with low-income legal assistance seekers. The RILS has 2 main offices in Providence and Newport. It also has a separate branch called the Low-Income Tax Clinic that specifically helps people with their tax issues.