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ADR Systems congratulates Hon. William J. Haddad, (Ret.) for recently settling a difficult, high-profile case that was spotlighted in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.

The case involved a plaintiff who was sexually abused by a man she met through a popular online dating service.  The victim claimed that the dating service was negligent in their failure to remove the defendant’s profile after receiving at least one previous complaint that he had sexually assaulted another user.

Despite a looming trial date and previous attempts at settlement, parties selected Judge Haddad to mediate the case.  Although the mediation did not result in settlement during the session, Judge Haddad continued to work with parties until they finally reached an agreement.  Daniel S. Kirschner, a partner at Corboy & Demetrio P.C. who represented the plaintiff, stated that, “Judge Haddad was phenomenal in bringing the parties together for a settlement which does not add the additional insult of gagging the victim.”

To read the full article, click here.

Hon. William J. Haddad, (Ret.) is a highly regarded mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems.  He brings his vast business experience, legal knowledge and gregarious personality to all of his mediations and arbitrations.  His commitment to alternative dispute resolution is reflected in his focused energy and proven results.  He is a frequent presenter on legal topics and takes an active role in the community.  As a lawyer, former judge and successful businessman, Judge Haddad brings unique insight and expertise to the resolution process.

For Judge Haddad’s full bio, click here.

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Judge Burke is an excellent mediator.  He has one of the best demeanors of any judge I have appeared before in court.  He is also one of the most knowledgeable mediators as well.  His background provides him with an innate ability to spot the issues early on.  He works hard to get it done.  I would not hesitate for a second to use him again.

Mark Bazzanella, Esq.Mark Bazzanella Law Offices