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.
Annual Holiday Party and Food Drive
All WCBA members are invited to attend the annual party on Thursday December 5, 2013 at Syl’s Restaurant, 829 Moen Avenue in Rockdale. The cash bar opens at 5:00 with the buffet starting at 5:30, including beef and chicken, potatoes and vegetable. In conjunction with the party, the WCBA is sponsoring a food drive, to collect nonperishable canned goods to be donated to a local charity. Cost to attend the party is $25.00 per person, however will be discounted to $15.00 with a bag of donated canned goods. The bags of food may be dropped off at the WCBA office prior to December 5 or brought to the party. Reservations are requested and payments are now being accepted by the WCBA 167 N. Ottawa St. Ste 200 Joliet, IL 60432.
Young Lawyers Section Toy Drive
The YLS is starting a new holiday tradition. This year we will be collecting toys and other gifts for the children receiving help from the South Suburban Family Shelter. The SSFS provides counseling services and assistance to women and children ranging from ages 0-17 who have been affected by domestic violence. We invite you to participate in our inaugural Toy Drive to help bring a little extra cheer to these children this holiday season.
Save the Date
Mark your calendar for Wednesday January 29, 2014 for the Annual State of the Courthouse Luncheon to be held at Jacob Henry Mansion. Further details will follow.
Monthly Committee Meetings
The probate committee will meet in December. They will meet on Monday December 9, 2013 at 4:30 at the Law Firm of Mahoney, Silverman and Cross. The real estate committee will not meet in December. Their next meeting will be January 8, 2014 at the Law Firm of Tracy, Johnson and Wilson at 4:00.