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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.   


May 22nd Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Orientation at 12 Noon in the Will County Bar Association Office, 167 N. Ottawa Street, Suite 101, Joliet, IL. Free pizza for those attending. This is an exciting program for experienced lawyers to provide professional guidance and share their skills with lawyers in their early years of practice. Registration is online at the 2 CIVILITY Website.

May 23rd Family Law Seminar will start at 1:30 PM with registration beginning at 1:00 PM. The seminar will take place at the Holiday Inn & Suites Joliet Southwest, 1471 Rock Creek Blvd., Joliet. Email Debbie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register.

June 5th Real Estate Seminar will begin at 1:00 PM with registration beginning at 12:30. Seminar will also take place at the Holiday Inn & Suites Joliet Southwest. Topics will include: The new 7.0 contract from the Buyers & Sellers perspective; Springfield legislative update; and Recent court cases affecting Real Estate. 3 MCLE hours will be given.

June 6th Family Law Committee Meeting with 1 Hour CLE Credit. Meeting will start at 12 Noon at the Will County Bar Association Office, 167 N. Ottawa, Suite 101, Joliet. Presenters will be Mikal Stole and Whitney McDaniel, LCSW entitled “You must understand my spouse is a narcissist.” All are welcome. Please email Debbie (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) if you plan on attending so there is enough pizza for everyone.



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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