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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.   

Mentoring Program

The Bar is once again sponsoring a Mentoring Program, which is free of charge and offers CLE credit. The program matches recently licensed attorneys with experienced attorneys practicing in Will County. This year-long program is designed to elevate the competence, professionalism, and success of new lawyers. We will hold the Mentoring Program orientation on April 16, 2018 at Noon and invite you to participate. (Location to be determined)

Applications for mentors and mentees can be accessed now. Registration must be completed online at Once you are on the main page, click on "Registration & Agreement" on the left side of the screen to find the registration form. Registration is required by March 31, 2018.

Save the Date

June 22, 2018 is the Annual WCBA Golf Outing with a 1:00 PM Shotgun Start.
New Location: Tamarack Golf Club, 24032 Royal Worlington Dr, Naperville, IL

Get your sponsorship now. The following sponsorships are available:

Lunch Sponsor; Dinner Sponsor; Cart Sponsor; Hole Sponsor; Goody Bag Sponsor; Prize Sponsor; Raffle Sponsor; Putting Practice Sponsor

Give Debbie an email or call for details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 815.726.0383

Upcoming Seminar Dates

Annual Mega Seminars Have Been Scheduled for the following dates:

April 25, 2018 - Probate Seminar 1:15 PM – 5:00 PM 1:00 Check In
May 4, 2018 - Civil/Criminal Seminar 12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM 11:30 Check In
May 17, 2018 – Family Seminar 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM 3:30 PM Check In
June 6, 2018 - Real Estate Seminar 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. 8:00 AM Check in

All seminars will be held at the Jacob Henry Mansion, 20 S. Eastern Ave., Joliet, Illinois.

You can reserve your seat for any of the above seminars by contacting the Bar Office either by phone 815.726.0383 or by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Seminar Sponsorships Available: Contact Debbie at 815.726.0383 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The Will County Young Lawyers Association is very active and growing. They enjoy helping with community events as well as hosting informal gatherings with special guest speakers. If interested please contact Jake Gancarczyk or Tyler Moore at the firm of Spesia & Taylor by email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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