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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.   

Criminal Committee Seminar

Next date is July 20th at 3:30 PM. Look for topic announcement in early July.

Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce the Board of Directors for 2017-2018.
President: Sean D. Brady
1st Vice President: Christian G Spesia
2nd Vice President: Erin W. O’Brien
Secretary/Treasurer: Donald W. DeWilkins
Directors: Robert W. Bodach, Thomas J. Manzella, Jr., Jaya Varghese, Jeffrey M. Archambeault, and newly selected director Mikal J. Stole
Immediate Past President: Hon. Dinah L. Archambeault
A voice vote confirmed these changes at the annual golf outing held June 16, 2017.

Membership Dues

All WCBA dues expire on June 30, 2017 so now is the time to renew for the Will County Bar Association 2017-2018 membership year. Members are asked to please complete the application so we have your correct contact information and mail it in with your check. All members receive the benefit of attending all WCBA CLE Seminars for free.

Online member directory

All members of the Will County Bar Association will continue to be listed in the member directory section of our website. The listing will include the attorney’s address. If you would like additional information listed such as phone, fax, area of practice, etc., please contact Debbie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 815-726-0383.


Court Rules

Will County Local Rules, 12th Judicial Court, revised as of July 1, 2016 version 12. To read the full court rules, Click Here...

IL Rules of Evidence

Effective Jan. 1, 2011 

WCBA By Laws

The WCBA By-Laws were approved for updating on July 15, 2015. To read the By-Laws, click here