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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.   

Ask A Lawyer Day

In conjunction with the Illinois State Bar Association, the Will County Bar Association will be participating in the annual Ask A Lawyer Day.  This is an opportunity for the public to call and ask general legal questions of Will County attorneys, free of charge.  Calls will be accepted by local attorneys on Saturday April 26, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until noon at 815-436-6000.  In addition, representatives of the Illinois State Bar will be available for questions at 800-252-8908.  The WCBA sincerely thanks Jeff Gregory and all those at Realty Executives Success in Shorewood for their support and the use of their offices. 

Annual Golf Outing

Registration is now open with the form found here, and all forms and payments are requested by May 30, 2014.  Sponsorship opportunities are also available and are a great way to meet members of the legal community.  Refer to Package 4 on the registration form or contact Sheila at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 815-7126-0383.

Family Law Seminar

The last seminar of this season will be held May 15, 2014 in the Gathering Room on the Jacob Henry Estate.  Sponsored by BankFinancial  and Grotta & Associates P.C., check in begins at 1:30 with the seminar running from 1:55 until 5:35 for 3.25 total CLE hours.  Reserve your seat by contacting Sheila at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 815-726-0383.

Upcoming Committee Meetings

The Probate committee meets May 12 at 4:30 at the Law Office of Mahoney, Silverman & Cross Ltd.  On May 14 the real estate committee meets at the Law Office of Tracy, Johnson and Wilson at 4:00.  The criminal committee begins their afternoon series offering .75 CLE hours of credit on May 14-seating is limited so members must reserve their seat by contacting Sheila.

IL Rules of Evidence

Effective Jan. 1, 2011 

Court Rules

Will County Local Court Rules, 12th Judicial Court, revised as of June 23, 2010 version 8. To read the full court rules, Click Here...