Wayne County Bar Association

About the Organization

The Wayne County Bar Association [WCBA] is a non-profit corporation in Wayne County Ohio whose objects are:
  1. To uphold high standards of integrity, education and competence in the legal profession;
  2. To aid and assist in the administration of justice;
  3. To promote legal and judicial reform;
  4. To assist in the resolution of public issues involving the profession of law;
  5. To encourage active leadership in the resolution of public issues;
  6. To assist in the delivery of legal services to the indigent; and
  7. To cultivate social discourse among its members.


Any person admitted to the bar and licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio who has paid the annual dues shall be a member.

Notary Public

The State of Ohio has changed the rules relating to notary publics. Learn more about the new process on our Notary Public page.

photo of woman notarizing a document

Our Committees

Admissions Committee

Responsible for interviewing prospective candidates seeking admission to the bar.

Continuing Legal Education

Responsible for conducting informational programs and seminars for members.

Grievance Committee

Responsible for reviewing and processing complaints against members of the bar.

Judicial Administration Committee

Assist judges in the development of local court rules.

Public Relations Committee

Public Relations Committee- promote law day and disseminate educational and public information programs.

Law Office Management Committee

Assist members in improving their practices through more efficient business practices.

Legal Aid Referral Committee

Provide a referral system for Wayne County Legal Aid Society.

Bar Condemns Insurrection, Reaffirms Support for Constitution

Members of the Wayne County Bar Association voiced their objections to the Jan. 6, 2021, events at the nation’s Capitol. The group voted on a resolution at its Jan. 26 annual meeting.