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.
- 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.
Judicial Candidates Forum
This will be held Thursday March 6, 2014 beginning at 4:00 in the second floor meeting room of the Joliet Public Library, 150 N. Ottawa Street in Joliet. All candidates in the 12th Judicial Circuit-First and Second Sub Circuit have been invited to participate and all are invited to attend.
Criminal Committee Seminar
All WCBA members are invited to attend this free CLE seminar on Wednesday March 5 in the Gathering Room on the Jacob Henry Mansion Estate. Check in begins at 12:30, with the seminar running 12:55 until 4:40. This 3.25 general CLE hour seminar includes Chris Regis presenting on conceal and carry; Jaya Varghese on drug and veterans court; Marty Shanahan on traffic fines, costs and fees; a panel comprised of Retired Judge Dunn, Cosmo Tedone and Ashley Kwasneski presenting case law update.
Upcoming CLE Seminars
Nominations to the Board of Directors
All WCBA members are invited to submit an application, letter and/or resume requesting consideration for election for the upcoming vacancy on the Board of Directors effective July 1, 2014. We kindly ask those who have expressed interest in prior years to please resubmit your request if still interested. Please submit requests by March 28, 2014 to
Will County Bar Association
167 N. Ottawa St. Ste 200
Joliet, IL 60432
The nomination committee will schedule brief meetings to be held with each applicant to take place on Thursday April 10, 2014.