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On June 15th, 2015, Hon. Dennis J. Burke, (Ret.) will present “Making the Most of Your Arbitration” at the Chicago Bar Association (CBA).  Judge Burke will be joined by fellow speakers, Scott A. Blumenshine, Esq. of the Law Offices of Meyer and Blumenshine and Mindy M. Medley, Esq. of Clausen Miller, P.C.  The panel will discuss when it is appropriate to consider arbitration for your client, the various forums for arbitration, and common misconceptions attorneys have regarding the process.  The panel will also delve into more complex topics, such as what to do with an unsatisfactory arbitration clause, and how to effectively use stipulations and motions in arbitration.  The discussion will be moderated by ADR Systems Executive Director of Business Development and Marketing, Jann Johnson, Esq.

For more information about the presentation, email Veronica Chaney at vchaney@chicagobar.org.  To register, click here.

Hon. Dennis J. Burke, (Ret.) is a highly regarded mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems.  He brings to each case a wealth of experience garnered from his 15 years serving on the Circuit Court of Cook County.  During his tenure on the bench, he conducted approximately 1,800 settlement conferences while presiding over 700 commercial cases and law jury trials.  In private practice, Judge Burke navigated and negotiated many contract disputes, working with transactional attorneys.  Judge Burke was an early advocate of dispute resolution and has won acclaim for his settlement skills.  He is also well-known for his keen ability to build trusting relationships with all parties.

For Judge Burke’s full bio, click here.

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Carloyn CoffmanLitigation Specialist, Hanover Insurance