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Continuing Legal Education

The Will County Bar Association will present a series of Continuing Legal Education Seminars. Our programs have always provided great vaule on practical instruction in convenient locations. We believe our programs will help you stay ahead of the competition, as well as satisfy your CLE requirements.

For the CLE reporting period requirements, please see below. For a complete listing of CLE rules and requirements, Click Here.

Committee seminars for 2016-2017 are now complete. Seminars for the 2017-2018 membership year will be announced at a future date.

All WCBA seminars are free to our members. Seating is strictly limited to 120 so attendees need to reserve their seat.  All seminars will be held in the Gathering Room at the Jacob Henry Mansion, 15 S. Richards St. in Joliet.  You enter through the doorway leading to the Victorian Ballroom as the Gathering Room is to the left of the ballroom. Click Here for map and directions.  Exact CLE credit, times, presenters and topics will be announced as they become available.  Register by contacting Sheila at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 815-726-0383. 

What are the reporting periods under the MCLE program?

Rule 794(b) provides for a two-year reporting period. An attorney’s reporting period depends on the first letter of the attorney’s last name.

First Letter of Last Name First Reporting Period 24 Hour Reporting Period 30 Hour Reporting Periods
(6 prof. resp.)
A through M
July 1, 2006 - June 30, 2008 July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2010 Two-Year Period Beginning July 1 to June 30 of Subsequent Even-Numbered Years
N through Z
July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2009 July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2011 Two-Year Period Beginning July 1 to June 30 of Subsequent Odd-Numbered Years


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