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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 25, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at 815-725-4545. In addition, representatives of the Illinois State Bar will be available for questions at 800-252-8908. The WCBA sincerely thanks REmax Ultimate Professionals in Shorewood for their support and the use of their offices.

GAL “Last Thursday Series”

The series continues on April 30, 2015 at noon at the WCBA office with Mary Egan of Rosecrance presenting on interventions for adolescents with substance abuse. The next meeting is scheduled for May 28, 2015. Seating is limited so please register by contacting Sheila at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 815-726-0383.  As 1 general hour of CLE credit will be issued, no meal will be involved.

Upcoming Seminars

The Family Law seminar will be Thursday May 21, 2015 in the Gathering Room on the Jacob Henry Estate, 15 S. Richards St. in Joliet. Exact times and topics will be announced. 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. All WCBA seminars are free to our members.

Annual Golf Outing

The annual WCBA golf outing will be held Friday June 12, 2015 at the Heritage Bluffs Gold Club in Channahon. Lunch will start at noon with a 1:00 shotgun start. Please click here for the golfers registration form.  A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available:  lunch sponsor for $1,000; dinner sponsor for $3,000; raffle prize sponsors for items such as TVs, gas grill or any item you would like to donate; and tee sponsors for $175 or $150. Contact Sheila at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 815-726-0383 with any questions.

Young Lawyers Section

The event scheduled for this Thursday, April 16 has been postponed. All are invited to join the Young Lawyer’s section for a social hour at Juliet’s, at the corner of Cass and Chicago Streets downtown Joliet next Thursday April 23 starting at 5:00. If you have any questions, please contact Katie Rock or Laura Miroballi.

IL Rules of Evidence

Effective Jan. 1, 2011 

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...