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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.   

Annual Golf Outing

The WCBA would like to thank all the sponsors who made our annual golf outing a great success, as well as the golfers who attended on June 12, 2015. Tee sponsors included Michael Scroggins Financial; Attorneys’ Title Guaranty; First American Title Co.; Protexure Lawyers; Tyson Chrysler Jeep; Tyson Dodge Ram; Hawk VW of Joliet for two tees; Law Offices of Susan D. Smith PC; Liberty Mutual Insurance; George E. Rydman & Associates, LTD Deposition Reporters; and Juliet’s Restaurant. Raffle prizes were donated by Pernod Ricard; Robert Campbell fine portraiture; Grand Appliance and TV; and Fidelity National Title. We would also like to thank John Nichols and all of the staff at Heritage Bluffs Golf Club and Pat Bleuer and The Grille Room staff for a great day.

Board of Director Election

This year many nominations and applications were received by the Nominating Committee to fill the upcoming vacancy on the Board of Directors. The committee reviewed all applicants carefully. The board of directors selected Jaya Varghese for the Board of Director vacancy as of July 1, 2015. A voice vote was held at the annual membership meeting following the golf outing. The next board of directors meeting will be held Wednesday July 15, 2015 at noon.

Membership Renewal

The new membership year for the WCBA begins July 1, 2015 so now is the time to renew memberships or for new members to join. For those interested in participating in the lawyer referral service please complete that application as well. Click here to go to the membership page for a member application and further information regarding the referral service.

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