Will County Bar Association Membership

Membership Opportunities

The Will County Bar Association offers many Benefits to its members including FREE continuing educational programs with certification, fellowship among members through regularly scheduled social outings and special events including; Red Mass and our Annual Golf Outing, email newsletters with articles concerning procedural or substantial issues in the practice of law and other areas of legal interest, and a mentoring program that helps match experienced attorneys with new attorneys.

Attorney Memberships

Ready to Become a Member or Renew Your Current Membership?

Membership Costs
Private practice attorneys: Dues are based on length of admittance to the IL bar.


Paid Online Membership will be available after May 18, 2022. Please check back with us then.

Less than 1 year – FREE
Age over 70 – FREE
Free Membership Form

The Legal Aid Assessment is mandatory.

Affiliate Memberships

Affiliate Membership is open to any non-attorney integrally involved in the legal community. Others who do not directly fall under this category are invited to apply, based on the sole discretion of the board.

Those interested are asked to submit an application along with a check for $100.00.

Download Affiliate Member Application

Mail application with payment to:

Will County Bar Association
167 N Ottawa St, Suite 101
Joliet, IL 60432

Email to: info@willcountybar.org

Student Memberships

The WCBA offers law school students the ability to become student members of our organization, which will entitle them to a subscription to our email newsletter; the ability to participate in scheduled Bar activities; and the ability to network with our nearly 500 members.

A student needs to complete a copy of the form below in order to secure membership and also send their contact information included to receive our email newsletter.

Online Member Application

Download Student Member Application

Mail application to:

Will County Bar Association
167 N Ottawa St, Suite 101
Joliet, IL 60432

Email to: info@willcountybar.org



The Will County Bar Association is a proud accredited provider. The seminars are always FREE to our members and are sponsored by the various committees within the WCBA.



The purpose of the Lawyer Referral Service is to assist the general public by providing a way in which any person who can afford to pay a reasonable fee for legal services may be referred to a qualified member of the bar.

Any member interested in joining the Lawyer Referral Service should call the WCBA office at 815-126-0383 or by email at info@willcountybar.org.

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The WCBA seeks to provide entertainment as well as spirit of fellowship among members through regularly scheduled social or special events, such as the Red Mass and Golf Outing.


The WCBA maintains a number of committees that provide useful services such as CLE seminars, rule proposals, participation in the judicial poll and this website. Members of the Will County Bar are urged to join a committee as participation from all committees and their members are very important to the growth of our association and other WCBA members.

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We provide timely communication with our members through our email newsletter, which is sent approximately twice a month. Members can also submit articles concerning procedural or substantive issues in the practice of law or other areas of legal interest to:  info@willcountybar.org.


In conjunction with the IL Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, the WCBA offers a mentoring program matching experienced attorneys with new attorneys.

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