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Hon. Judge Dennis J. Burke, (Ret.) Elected to ISBA Board

Hon. Judge Dennis J. Burke, (Ret.) Elected to ISBA Board

August 1, 2017

Hon. Dennis J. Burke, (Ret.) was elected to serve on the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Assembly Board for Cook County. The ISBA Assembly Board is responsible for maintaining and developing the policies for the Association. The Assembly meets twice a year and includes 203 lawyer members who are elected on a pro-rata basis from […]

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ADR Systems Welcomes Hon. Edward Washington II, (Ret.)

ADR Systems Welcomes Hon. Edward Washington II, (Ret.)

July 17, 2017

ADR Systems is pleased to announce that the Hon. Edward Washington II, (Ret.) has joined our panel of senior mediators and arbitrators. In his 30 years of legal experience, Judge Washington has served as in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 corporation, a national law firm partner in litigation and a trial judge in the Cook […]

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Judge Edward Schreiber Retires from the Bench and Joins ADR Systems

Judge Edward Schreiber Retires from the Bench and Joins ADR Systems

January 17, 2017

ADR Systems is pleased to announce that the Hon. Edward C. Schreiber, (Ret), has joined our panel of senior mediators and arbitrators. While on the bench in Kane County, Judge Schreiber settled many cases before trial and was known for his even demeanor and calming presence.  He possesses superior knowledge of case values, which aids […]

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David J. Gubbins, Esq. Joins ADR Systems

David J. Gubbins, Esq. Joins ADR Systems

May 12, 2016

We are pleased to announce that David J. Gubbins, Esq. has joined ADR Systems’ distinguished panel of senior mediators and arbitrators.  Mr. Gubbins has more than 40 years of experience practicing law and has successfully argued numerous complex motions during his career.  He has extensive experience in personal injury, aviation, medical malpractice, construction and probate matters […]

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ADR Systems’ Client Survey: New and Improved

ADR Systems’ Client Survey: New and Improved

March 11, 2016

To better serve our clients, ADR Systems has redesigned its post-session, confidential client survey.  Our new survey is digital, responsive across all devices, and only takes a few minutes to complete. In addition to making our survey more user-friendly, we have revised the questions to give us better insight into our clients’ experiences.  Understanding our clients’ needs […]

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ADR Systems’ Neutrals Named in Leading Lawyers’ Top 10 for ADR

ADR Systems’ Neutrals Named in Leading Lawyers’ Top 10 for ADR

February 26, 2016

ADR Systems congratulates Hon. Michael J. Hogan, (Ret.), Hon. Clifford L. Meacham, (Ret.) and Kevin R. Sido, Esq. on being named in Leading Lawyers’ Top 10 for ADR.  Leading Lawyers is an online directory for the nation’s most prominent legal professionals.  Every year, Leading Lawyers asks thousands of attorneys which of their peers they believe represent top talent in their respective […]

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The Benefits of Pre-Mediation and Post-Mediation Contact in Commercial Mediation

The Benefits of Pre-Mediation and Post-Mediation Contact in Commercial Mediation

February 5, 2016

Parties may be able to more effectively mediate their commercial case when they take full advantage of pre-mediation and post-mediation contact. Communicating with the mediator before or after the mediation may not be utilized in all sessions, but it can greatly contribute to the success of a mediation.  Pre-mediation contact sets expectations, and lowers the […]

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A New Article by Hon. Patrick E. McGann, (Ret.) Explains the Benefit of Opening Statements in Mediation

A New Article by Hon. Patrick E. McGann, (Ret.) Explains the Benefit of Opening Statements in Mediation

October 27, 2015

A new article by Hon. Patrick E. McGann, (Ret.), published on October 12th, 2015 in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, discusses the benefits of making opening statements in mediation.  Entitled, “Opening Statements: A benefit to both sides in mediation,” the article challenges the idea that opening statements in mediation are unnecessary, and even potentially harmful. […]

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Get to Know our Newest Neutral: Hon. Michael R. Panter, (Ret.)

Get to Know our Newest Neutral: Hon. Michael R. Panter, (Ret.)

October 23, 2015

In October of 2015, ADR Systems welcomed Hon. Michael R. Panter, (Ret.) to our distinguished panel of mediators and arbitrators.  We interviewed our newest neutral to find out why he decided to become a neutral, and what advice he has to offer attorneys preparing for mediation. Judge Panter has been involved in alternative dispute resolution […]

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WSBA Honors Hon. Richard J. Billik, Jr., (Ret.) with Lifetime Achievement Award

WSBA Honors Hon. Richard J. Billik, Jr., (Ret.) with Lifetime Achievement Award

October 19, 2015

ADR Systems congratulates Hon. Richard J. Billik, Jr., (Ret.) for receiving the West Suburban Bar Association’s (WSBA) Lifetime Achievement Award.  The WSBA will honor Judge Billik with the award on October 29th, 2015 at their annual Judge’s Night Reception.  Judge Billik will be recognized for his outstanding judicial career and his continued service to the […]

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I was very satisfied with ADR Systems' service, and I will be happy to recommend them to colleagues.

Chris Doscotch, Esq.Law Office of Chris Doscotch, LLC