Winnebago County Bar Association

The Winnebago County Bar Association will promote and support the practice of law and the administration of justice according to the highest standards while also serving its members through education, collegiality and opportunities for public service.

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Online Membership Form

Existing Members
If you are an existing WCBA member please click here to renew your membership.

New Membership
Fill out the form below if you would like to become a new WCBA member.
Last Name:
First Name:
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Contact Information
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About You
Law School:
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I Also Graduated From:
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I Was Admitted to the Practice of Law in the State of Illinois on: (MM/DD/YY) Date Admitted: //
Other states in which you are admitted to practice: 1.) State:
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2.) State:
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I Am (Not) Engaged in the Practice of Law: At:
Associated With:
I Previously Practiced: At:
Second Language (spoken/written):
Name And Relation of Any Members of Your Immediate Family Licensed to Practice Law: 1.) Name:

2.) Name:
Public Office You Held and Year, Through Election: 1.) Public Office:
Through Appointment:

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Member of Any Service Clubs or Civic Organizations, Office or Position You May Have Held, and Year: 1.) Club/Organizations:

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Optional Information
How Long Have You Been in the Rockford Area:
Parent's Names:   Mother:
Names and Ages of Children:

Spouse's Name:

Association Membership
Winnebago County Bar Association Membership
Please select the appropriate category. Membership categories are determined by your original date of admission to practice law, not necessarily the date you were licensed in Illinois.


First year admitted to practice $60.00
Two years $60.00
Three to Five years $135.00
More than 5 years, less than 10 $230.00
Ten years or more $300.00
Non-Resident  $135.00
Law students $25.00
Law Professors   $135.00
Inactive $110.00
Optional Additional Items
Sustaining member $100.00
Young lawyers (to age 37) $15.00
Young lawyers Associate (after age 37) $20.00
Government/Non Profit
Government/Non Profit Rate** $135.00

** The Government/Non Profit rate applies, beginning with the third year admitted to practice to those attorneys employed as Assistant Stateís Attorneys, Assistant Public Defenders, Attorneys employed by Prairie State Legal Services, Assistants in the City Legal Department and the staff attorneys in the Court Administratorís Office. Please contact the WCBA if you have a question.


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