Wills for Heroes Program


The Wills for Heroes Foundation provides essential estate planning documents free of charge to our nation's veterans and first responders. The Chicago Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section and Exelon have partnered with the national Wills for Heroes Foundation to offer this service in Chicago, and now offer these services virtually and to qualifying COVID-19 essential healthcare workers, as well. To learn more about our programming, click on the appropriate link below.

The Wills for Heroes Program is accepting clients to our Virtual Program waitlist. Please email wills@chicagobar.org to be added to our waitlist.

If you are an attorney who would like to volunteer for the virtual program, please email wills@chicagobar.org to learn about the program requirements. 

Virtual Estate Planning Program


In-Person Clinics


Program Contact Information

For all other program questions, please contact Wills For Heroes Committee Co-Chairs Joe Busnengo or John Festa.
For general inquires, contact the YLS Department of The Chicago Bar Association at 312-554-2070 or wills@chicagobar.org.

Program Training

It is recommended that all first-time Wills for Heroes volunteers complete the training session.
 Click here to view the most recent training videoPlease note that you can only receive one Wills for Heroes CLE credit per calendar year.