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Judge Hanlon Participates in Professionalism and Ethics Panel

Judge Hanlon Participates in Professionalism and Ethics Panel

November 20, 2019

Hon. Kay M. Hanlon, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, participated in a panel discussion on professionalism and ethics on Nov. 7. The webinar, titled “The Good, Bad & Ugly – Professionalism and Ethics, In and Out of Court,” was sponsored by Perrin Conferences. The panel discussion focused on rules of professional conduct, examples […]

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Judge Haddad Receives Outstanding Leadership Award

Judge Haddad Receives Outstanding Leadership Award

November 15, 2019

Hon. William J. Haddad, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, received the 2019 Outstanding Leadership Award at the Arab-American Business & Professional Association’s (ABPA) Annual Awards Dinner held on November 13th. According to Talat Othman, president and founder of ABPA, “The award was established by the ABPA to honor those who excel in […]

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Judge Berger Participates in Family Law Mediation Panel

Judge Berger Participates in Family Law Mediation Panel

November 14, 2019

Hon. Helaine L. Berger, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, recently participated in a panel at The Chicago Bar Association. The panel, titled “The Mediation Process in Family Disputes,” focused on how alternative dispute resolution can benefit parties in family disputes. “Studies have shown mediation helps divorcing couples who need to have a […]

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ADR Systems Neutrals Present at Inaugural Arbitration Institute

ADR Systems Neutrals Present at Inaugural Arbitration Institute

November 11, 2019

Hon. F. Keith Brown, (Ret.), Hon. Lisa R. Curcio, (Ret.) and Hon. Stuart A. Nudelman, (Ret.), senior mediators and arbitrators at ADR Systems, presented on arbitration clause drafting and the process of arbitration at the Chicago Bar Association’s inaugural Arbitration Institute on Oct. 29. The Arbitration Institute was established to provide attorneys with high-level, substantive […]

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Judge McGrath Brings Two Decades of Judicial Experience to ADR Systems

Judge McGrath Brings Two Decades of Judicial Experience to ADR Systems

November 4, 2019

ADR Systems is pleased to announce that Hon. Brigid M. McGrath, (Ret.) has joined our panel of senior mediators and arbitrators. Judge McGrath spent more than 20 years as a Cook County Circuit Court Judge, with the majority of her time in Law Jury and on a Commercial Calendar. “When I made the decision to […]

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ADR Systems Celebrates Banner Achievement with Loop Signage

ADR Systems Celebrates Banner Achievement with Loop Signage

November 1, 2019

Two lawyers were stuck on a case — a complex, multi-party case they could not settle on their own. Emotions were high, their long-time client wanted the case resolved as soon as possible and unfortunately, it looked like the case was headed toward litigation. The lawyers were looking for a way to make their client […]

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Judge Curcio Admitted to Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys

Judge Curcio Admitted to Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys

October 23, 2019

Hon. Lisa R. Curcio, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, was admitted to the Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys (SOICA). Admission to SOICA is by invitation only. This prestigious organization encourages “the association of outstanding Illinois lawyers who are distinguished for their skill, experience and professional conduct in the practicing or teaching of construction […]

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ADR Systems Celebrates American Bar Association Mediation Week 2019

ADR Systems Celebrates American Bar Association Mediation Week 2019

October 14, 2019

ADR Systems, one of the leading dispute resolution providers in the Chicago area, is excited to celebrate American Bar Association (ABA) Mediation Week 2019. According to the ABA, Mediation Week celebrates the strides made in institutionalizing mediation as one of several appropriate dispute resolution processes. Litigation can often be costly, time-consuming and frustrating to the […]

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Judge Axelrood to Present at National Structured Settlements Trade Association 2019 Fall Conference on Court Approval of Structured Settlements

Judge Axelrood to Present at National Structured Settlements Trade Association 2019 Fall Conference on Court Approval of Structured Settlements

October 14, 2019

Hon. Larry G. Axelrood, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, will present on Court Approval of Structured Settlements at the National Structured Settlement Trade Association’s (NSSTA) 2019 Fall Educational Conference on Oct. 16th in Chicago. “I’m excited to share this information with more lawyers because I believe it will help them better understand […]

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Video: Why Use ADR Systems?

Video: Why Use ADR Systems?

October 1, 2019

This month, ADR Systems celebrates its 25th anniversary as a leading provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services. Started in 1994 by president Marc Becker, ADR Systems has become the largest and most trusted dispute resolution provider in the Chicagoland area. We also offer mediation, arbitration and other dispute resolution services throughout the United States […]

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Judge Burke put forth extraordinary effort to settle.  He was extremely well prepared and spent a great deal of time working with each party toward a compromise.  Thanks to Judge Burke's follow-up efforts, post-mediation was disposed of by compromise.  My client was extremely impressed with the preparation, effort and atmosphere established by Judge Burke.

Rudolf G. Schade, Jr., Esq.Partner, Cassiday Schade LLP
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