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Teresa F. Frisbie, Esq.: Premediation Meetings Increase Likelihood of Settling a Case

Teresa F. Frisbie, Esq.: Premediation Meetings Increase Likelihood of Settling a Case

August 2, 2017

Ms. Teresa F. Frisbie, Esq., senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, published a new article highlighting an American Bar Association (ABA) research study that shows premediation meetings or caucuses increase the likelihood of settling a case. In the article, entitled, “Lengthy ABA study suggests better way to conduct mediation,” Ms. Frisbie discusses her own […]

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Judge Berger to Speak at WBAI Sixth Annual Domestic Relations Roundtable

Judge Berger to Speak at WBAI Sixth Annual Domestic Relations Roundtable

May 16, 2017

On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 from 2:30pm-4:30pm, Hon.Helaine L. Berger, (Ret.) will speak at the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois’ Sixth Annual Domestic Relations Roundtable. The presentation, entitled, “Complex Issues and Out of the Box Solutions for the Intermediate Family Law Practitioner,” will explore the different strategies for approaching and participating in a successful family law […]

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Hon. Michael R. Panter, (Ret.) to Speak at the ABA TIPS Section Conference

Hon. Michael R. Panter, (Ret.) to Speak at the ABA TIPS Section Conference

April 26, 2017

On Friday, April 28th, 2017 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm, Hon. Michael R. Panter, (Ret.), will speak in a panel presentation at the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice (TIPS) Section Conference at the JW Marriott Chicago.  The presentation, entitled, “The Art of Mediation,” will explore the different strategies for approaching and participating […]

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Teresa F. Frisbie, Esq. to Speak at Chicago Bar Association

Teresa F. Frisbie, Esq. to Speak at Chicago Bar Association

April 18, 2017

On April 18th, 2017, Teresa F. Frisbie, Esq. will speak alongside Leonard Riskin at the Chicago Bar Association at 5:30 p.m. The interactive program, entitled, “Mindfulness and Mediation: What (if anything) do the two have in common?” will explore the impact of mindfulness on an attorney’s professional practice, increasing their conflict resolution effectiveness. Teresa F. Frisbie, […]

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ADR Systems Launches Innovative Last Minute Mediation Program

ADR Systems Launches Innovative Last Minute Mediation Program

February 21, 2017

Last minute mediation – outside of normal business hours – is now provided by ADR Systems.  Today ADR Systems launched this new and innovative program that gives clients rapid access to mediation services before trial, including: Morning from 7-9am Evening from 5-7pm Weekends “Our clients have been asking for emergency mediation services,” says Marc Becker, […]

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Judge Meacham and Judge Quinn to Present at the CBA Annual Mechanics Lien Seminar

Judge Meacham and Judge Quinn to Present at the CBA Annual Mechanics Lien Seminar

January 11, 2017

Hon. Clifford Meacham and Hon. Robert Quinn will be featured speakers at the Chicago Bar Association’s (CBA) Annual Mechanics Lien seminar. This day-long event will be convened at the CBA on January 26, 2017, beginning at 8:45am. David Nightingale, of Hinshaw & Culbertson, is the event organizer. Judges Meacham and Quinn’s presentation is entitled, “Foreclosure and Lien Proceedings […]

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Judge Panter Frequent Guest Speaker at Chicago Law Firms

Judge Panter Frequent Guest Speaker at Chicago Law Firms

October 7, 2016

Hon. Michael R. Panter, (Ret.) has been invited to be a guest presenter at several  law firms in the past few weeks. Judge Panter presented a variety of topics including “Analysis of Injury Trial Reports” at Pretzel & Stouffer Chtd. on September 13th, “Jury Verdict Review” at Donahue, Brown, Mathewson & Smyth on September 15th […]

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Judge Durkin Settles Complex Insurance Coverage Issues in Multidistrict Class Actions

Judge Durkin Settles Complex Insurance Coverage Issues in Multidistrict Class Actions

October 6, 2016

ADR Systems’ longest serving mediator and arbitrator, Hon. Thomas P. Durkin, (Ret), successfully mediated the insurance aspects of class actions that the parties never thought would settle.  The mediation involved class actions in many different districts of the country, joined by Multidistrict Litigation Rules in Charleston, South Carolina.  There were tens of thousands of claimants […]

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My thanks to ADR Systems and their mediators for all of the successes that we have experienced in mediations.

Louis C. Cairo, Esq.Senior Partner, Goldberg Weisman Cairo