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WCBA Membership

2016-2017 Membership Application

Current membership expires June 30, 2016. As a benefit of membership, all WCBA CLE seminars are free to our members. Please fill out the attached form and mail in with payment to continue your membership or to join the Will County Bar Association.
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Affiliate Membership

The newly announced Affiliate Membership is open to any non-attorney integrally involved in the legal community. Others who do not directly fall under this category are invited to apply, based on the sole discretion of the board. Those interested are asked to submit an application along with a check for $100.00, valid through June 30, 2017.
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Student Memberships

The WCBA offers law school students the ability to become student members of our organization, which will entitle them to a subscription to our email newsletter; the ability to participate in scheduled Bar activities; and the ability to network with our nearly 500 members. A student needs to complete a copy of the enclosed form in order to secure membership and also get their contact information included to receive our email newsletter.
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Lawyer Referral Service

The Lawyer referral service provides referrals to participating attorneys and serves the community by matching local residents in contact with a local attorney available in specific areas of law. To participate in the lawyer referral service, fees must be paid in full no later than July 22, 2016.
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Click Here for the Lawyer Referral Service Application.

Continuing Legal Education Seminars

The Will County Bar Association is proud to inform members that the association is an accredited provider. The seminars are always free to our members and will be sponsored by the various committees within the WCBA.

Committees

The WCBA maintains a number of committees that provide useful services such as CLE seminars, rule proposals, participation in the judicial poll and this website. Members of the Will County Bar are urged to join a committee as participation from all committees and their members are very important to the growth of our association and other WCBA members.
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Click Here for the Mail-in Version of the Committee Membership Application.

Legal Aid

The WCBA maintains an active presence in the community by encouraging participation in the Pro Bono Project and contribution to the Prairie State Legal Services.
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Mentor Program

In conjunction with the IL Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, the WCBA offers a mentoring program matching experienced attorneys with new attorneys. Find general information on the mentoring program by clicking here. The WCBA will begin accepting applications in Nov. 2016 for the 2017 Mentoring Program and specific information for Will County may be found here.

Social Programs

The WCBA seeks to provide entertainment as well as spirit of fellowship among members through regularly scheduled social or special events, such as the Red Mass and Golf Outing.

Communication

To provide a timelier manner of communication with our members, we have gone to an email newsletter, which is sent approximately twice a month. To submit an article concerning procedural or substantive issues in the practice of law or other areas of legal interest, please email the WCBA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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

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