The WCLA is a membership organization promoting fellowship among members of the
Illinois Bar engaged in the trial of workers’ compensation matters.

The WCLA is accredited by the MCLE to issue CLE credit and holds CLE events throughout the year.

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Upcoming Events

  • 08/06/2021 10:30 AM
    Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center - 3500 Midwest Rd., Oak Brook, IL 60523
  • 12/03/2021 5:30 PM
    The Shedd Aquarium - 1200 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605


WCLA membership was at a new record high of more than 700 members. Membership is open to all interested in promoting fellowship among members of the Illinois Bar engaged in the trial of workers’ compensation matters.

For membership information contact:
Nina Albano Vidmer, Executive Director • (708) 338.0760 •

Continuing Legal Education

WCLA presents free monthly MCLE one-hour events on hot topics in workers’ compensation presented by outstanding practitioners from both sides of the bar. All are welcome and WCLA members and IWCC personnel and staff will receive approved MCLE credit. To receive CLE, registration is required.

Questions? Please contact:
Dave Menchetti, CLE Coordinator • (312) 332-2545 •

Support Our Sponsors

The WCLA acknowledges and thanks the below annual sponsors for their generous support of our organization. The WCLA encourages its members to patronize these businesses.


Platinum Level

Gold Level

Silver Level

American MRI, Inc.


Center for Athletic Medicine


Illinois Orthopedic Network

Maximum Medical
Improvement, LLC

Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants

Bronze Level

Andrew Zelby, MD
Neurological Surgery and Spine Surgery, S.C.

Chicago Injury Management

Medical Marketing Solutions, Inc. 

Premier Orthopaedic
and Hand Center

Sean Salehi, MD
Neurological Surgery and Spine Surgery, S.C. 

Vitas J. Mockaitis,  President | Michelle Lafayette Vice President | Catherine Doan, Treasurer Christine M. Jagodzinski, Secretary

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