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Welcome to WCBA

Welcome to the Will County Bar Association's website.  The WCBA is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to serving and supporting the legal community. The WCBA is committed to providing education, professional development, and service programs for its 500+ members, the legal profession as well as the local community.   

WCBA Objectives  

  • To maintain the honor and dignity of the profession of law
  • To promote an understanding of the law and its application in the community
  • To advance the due administration of justice
  • To support the ability of the Bar to provide for public service   

The WCBA also assists the local community and greater Chicago area through an active Lawyer Referral Service and backs the legal aid program encouraging its members to provide Pro Bono services for those in need.  Click here to request a Lawyer Referral.

The Will County Bar Association is governed by a Board of Directors elected by the Association’s members and maintains a professional staff committed to the ongoing support of the association and its members.   

ISBA Judicial Advisory Poll and Evaluations

The results for the Judicial Advisory Poll, conducted in conjunction with the Will County Bar Association, may be found at the ISBA website.

Judicial Candidates Forum

The WCBA will sponsor a candidate’s forum for the candidates in the First and Second SubCircuit in the 12th Judicial Circuit.  Each of the 6 candidates are invited to present for 5-7 minutes to members of the WCBA along with the public on Tuesday October 21, 2014 beginning at 5:30 at the Black Road branch of the Joliet Public Library.  Candidates participating will be announced as they are confirmed.

Red Mass - Save the Date

All WCBA members are invited to attend the Annual Red Mass on Sunday October 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus, 604 N. Raynor Avenue in Joliet.  The Most Reverend R. Daniel Conlon, Bishop of Joliet will celebrate the Mass.  A breakfast buffet catered by Ali Tucker Artistic Entertaining will follow in the Church commons at a cost of $10.00 per adult and $6 per child 10 years old and younger.  To ensure seating and food, reservations and payments for breakfast are due into the WCBA office 167 N. Ottawa St. Ste 200 Joliet, IL 60432 no later than October 17, 2014.

IL Rules of Evidence

Effective Jan. 1, 2011 

Court Rules

Will County Local Court Rules, 12th Judicial Court, revised as of August 1, 2013 version 9. To read the full court rules, Click Here...