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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.   


Probate Committee meets on the first Monday of every month at 4:30 PM in the firm of Mahoney, Silverman, & Cross LLC, 822 129th Infantry Drive, #100, Joliet.

Real Estate Committee meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 4:00 PM in the offices of Tracy, Johnson, & Wilson, 2801 Black Road, 2nd Floor, Joliet.

Civil Committee meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 4:30 PM in the offices of Kavanagh, Grumley & Gorbold, LLC, 111 N. Ottawa St, Joliet, IL

GAL Committee meets on the last Thursday of the month at Noon, in the Will County Bar Association Office, 167 N. Ottawa Street, Suite 200, Joliet.

Details on the meetings can be found in the weekly email newsletter. Unless otherwise stated, no CLE credit can be given for monthly committee meetings.


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