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On December 11, 2015, ADR Systems’ neutrals Hon. Daniel J. Kelley, (Ret.) and Hon. Michael R. Panter, (Ret.) will serve on a panel for the 6th Annual Circuit Court Boot Camp Seminar hosted by Pincus Professional Education.  They will discuss the common procedural issues attorneys face in litigation, and provide tips for how attorneys can improve their skills at the state trial court level.  Judges Kelley and Panter will be joined by Colleen M. Kenney, Esq. of Sidley Austin LLP, Adam B. Riback, Esq. of Levin Riback Law Group, P.C., Hon. Sanjay Tailor of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, Megan E. Thibert-Ind, Esq. of McDermott, Will & Emery, LLP, and James H. Whalen, Esq. of Lipe Lyons Murphy Nahrstadt & Pontikis Ltd.

For more information about the presentation, click here.

For more than 26 years, Judge Kelley has applied his legal knowledge and ability to settle hundreds of cases.  Since retiring from the bench in 2008, Judge Kelley has been a senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems where he has achieved a notably high settlement rate in complex, multi-party disputes. He is well known for his calm, careful approach to mediation and arbitration.

For Judge Kelley’s full bio, click here.

Judge Panter has more than 37 years of legal experience and has won acclaim for his settlement abilities during his time as a Cook County Circuit Court Judge.  While on the bench, Judge Panter settled a variety of cases, including medical malpractice claims, construction accidents, motor vehicle accidents, and commercial cases involving contracts, property damage, and fire subrogation.  Judge Panter brings a broad perspective to his practice, having served both as a neutral and as an advocate in hundreds of mediations and arbitrations.  He is known for his thorough and intelligent approach to settlements and the boundless energy he brings to the dispute resolution process.

For Judge Panter’s full bio, click here.

ADR Systems, It’s Settled.™

Judge Haddad is not afraid to express an opinion about the strengths and weaknesses of a case. He does not overdo it, but is clear and forthright.  Judge Haddad's extensive trial experience gives great weight to his comments.

James W. Ford, Esq.Ford & Britton, PC