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.
- 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.
Will County Bar Office
The office will be closed beginning the afternoon of Friday December 20, 2013, reopening Thursday January 2, 2014.
State of the Courthouse Luncheon
Please join us in welcoming Chief Judge Richard C. Schoenstedt as he presents the State of the Courthouse address on Wednesday January 29, 2014. Being held at the Jacob Henry Mansion Victorian Ballroom, 15 South Richards Street in Joliet, check in at begins at 11:30 with lunch being served at 11:45. The menu includes salad; stuffed chicken breast; steamed vegetables; rolls and dessert with coffee or tea. The price per attendee is $19.50. To expedite check in and service of lunch, please drop off or mail in your check by January 24, 2014 to:
167 N. Ottawa St. Ste. 200
Joliet, IL 60432
The criminal committee is planning their CLE seminar for Wednesday March 5. The real estate and probate committees will be holding a joint seminar on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, sponsored by BankFinancial. Tentative times are 8:30 check-in with a total of 6 hours of general CLE credit available. As a reminder, the week of April 7- April 10 is the Education Conference for judges so most court calls have been cancelled. A one hour lunch will be scheduled for attendees to arrange their own meals. The family law committee seminar will be held Thursday May 15, 2014, sponsored by BankFinancial and Grotta & Associates P.C., with check in beginning at 1:30 for a 3.25 general CLE seminar. Registration is open to all members of the WCBA for these free events and will be held in the Gathering Room at the Jacob Henry Mansion Estate.
Monthly Committee Meetings
The probate committee will meet in December. They will meet on Monday December 9, 2013 at 4:30 at the Law Firm of Mahoney, Silverman and Cross. The real estate committee will not meet in December. Their next meeting will be January 8, 2014 at the Law Firm of Tracy, Johnson and Wilson at 4:00.