District of Rainy River Law Association

Contact Information

333 Church Street
P.O. Box 276
Fort Frances, Ontario
P9A 3M6

Toll Free:
Phone: 807-274-1609
Fax: 807-274-3335
Email: rrla@bellnet.ca
Key Contact: Margaret Katona, Library Assistant
Hours: The library is staffed on Monday and Tuesday mornings from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. The library is open for the use of out of town lawyers whenever the courthouse is open and anytime for local lawyers.


Approximately 15 lawyers in the Rainy River District, most of whom have offices in Fort Frances or Rainy River.

Circulation Policy:

Books may be borrowed as long as they are signed out.

Special Collections:



The association was incorporated by Letters Patent in 1909.

Computer User Workstations:

3 (one of which is shared with staff)


The library, located on the 2nd floor of the district courthouse, has a large reading table. There is also a basement reading room with a table of similar size where the lawyers’ computer is located. A TV/VCR is available in the basement for viewing discovery tapes etc. The robing area is adjacent to the basement reading room.


Wheelchair accessible via a ramp and elevator at the side entrance of the courthouse.