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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.   

Upcoming CLE seminar

We are sorry to announce the seminar originally scheduled for August 11 has been cancelled and we hope to reschedule this for a future date.

Criminal Committee summer series

The committee will meet on August 18 for a CLE presentation from 3:30-4:30, with check in beginning at 3:15. Topics include appellate jurisdiction, “Rodriguez” case, and a statute and case law updates. An additional 2 hour CLE presentation will be held the afternoon of Thursday Sep. 22 from 2:55-5:00 at Cemeno’s, sponsored by Smart Start Inc. with pizza following. Topics include PBT civil/criminal, CDL issues and effect along with statute and case law updates. Seating is limited for both so attendees must register with Sheila at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 815-726-0383. All dues must be current for members to attend.

Membership renewal

All WCBA dues expire on June 30, 2016 so now is the time to renew for the Will County Bar Association 2016-2017 membership year. Members are asked to please complete the application so we have your correct contact information and mail it in with your check. All members receive the benefit of attending all WCBA CLE Seminars for free, including an immigration seminar in August, and are listed on our website in the member directory.

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