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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

The committee will meet on Monday Feb. 8, 2016 at the Law Office of Mahoney, Silverman & Cross LLC beginning at 4:30. The following meeting will be March 14.

Real Estate Committee

The committee will meet on Monday Jan. 25, 2016 beginning at 4:30 at the Law Office of Tracy, Johnson & Wilson. The following meeting is Feb. 22.

GAL Last Thursday Series

This continues on Thursday Jan. 28, 2016 at noon at the WCBA office with Pat Flynn presenting on Domestic Violence for 1 general hour of CLE. On Feb. 25 Chantal Host will present on Parenting Time. Due to space constraints attendees must register with Sheila, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Criminal Committee Seminar

The committee will sponsor a seminar on Friday March 4, 2016, being held in the Gathering Room on the Jacob Henry Estate, 15 S. Richards Street in Joliet. Worth 3 general CLE hours, check in begins at 12:30 with the seminar running 1:00-4:15. Members are asked to register by contacting Sheila at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 815-726-0383.

Probate committee seminar

All members are invited to attend the Probate seminar the afternoon of Wednesday April 6, 2016 in the Gathering Room on the Jacob Henry Estate. Exact times, topics and presenters will be announced soon. Register now by contacting Sheila at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 815-726-0383.

Will County Bar Association Office

The office will be closed beginning the afternoon of Jan. 28, 2016, reopening Feb. 16, 2016.

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

At a vote taking place at the Board of Directors meeting on July 15, 2015, the previously proposed changes to WCBA By Laws were approved. The current WCBA By Laws may be found here