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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.   

GAL Last Thursday Series

The series continues on May 26 with Mary Helen Reyna presenting on domestic violence and undocumented persons at noon at the WCBA office for 1 general hour of CLE. On June 30 Dr. Wolf will present on Children in Stress. Only those who did not attend the April session need to register as seating is very limited. Contact Sheila at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 815-726-0383.

Real Estate Committee Seminar

All WCBA members are invited to attend the last CLE seminar of this season on June 8, 2016. Sponsored by ATA National Title Group this will be held in the Gathering Room on the Jacob Henry Estate, 15 S. Richards St. in Joliet. Check in begins at 8:30, introductions begin at 8:50 and the seminar at 8:55. A lunch break for attendees to get lunch on their own will begin at 12:10, with the second half of the seminar beginning promptly at 1:15. Worth a total of 6 general CLE hours, we have applied to issue 1 hour of professional responsibility credit. Seating is limited so all attendees are requested to register with Sheila at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 815-726-0383.

Golf outing

The annual outing is June 17, 2016 at Green Garden Country Club. Check in begins at 11:00, lunch is served at noon with a 1:00 shotgun start. Dinner consisting of BBQ Ribs and Chicken Buffet will follow at approximately 5:30. All payments are required by May 29, 2016. Registration form for golf and dinner can be found here.

Golf outing sponsorship

The outing is a great opportunity for firms, companies, services and those running for elected office to advertise to the WCBA membership. Information regarding sponsoring can be found here.

Court Rules

Will County Local Court Rules, 12th Judicial Court, revised as of October 29, 2014 version 10. To read the full court rules, Click Here...

IL Rules of Evidence

Effective Jan. 1, 2011 

WCBA By Laws

At a vote taking place at the Board of Directors meeting on July 15, 2015, the previously proposed changes to WCBA By Laws were approved. The current WCBA By Laws may be found here