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Getting to Yes: The Do’s and Don’ts of Mediation

Getting to Yes: The Do’s and Don’ts of Mediation

April 17, 2018

The growth, popularity and success of mediation as a settlement vehicle is revolutionizing how many professionals conduct their post-negotiation risk analysis. Lawyers and their clients are successfully incorporating mediation into their resolution processes. More insurers are also embracing the value of mediation for all types of cases from simple tort to more complex commercial matters. […]

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Judge Bernthal Explores Importance of Free Press and Independent Judiciary

Judge Bernthal Explores Importance of Free Press and Independent Judiciary

April 13, 2018

Hon. David G. Bernthal, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, published a column titled “Importance of Free Press, Independent Judiciary” in the News-Gazette. In the column, Judge Bernthal discusses the protection of the press and judiciary as two of the most important aspects of democracy. Foreseen as a societal “watchdog,” he explained that […]

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Judge Egan to Participate in NBI Panel on Civil Court Litigation Do’s and Don’ts

Judge Egan to Participate in NBI Panel on Civil Court Litigation Do’s and Don’ts

April 11, 2018

Hon. Lynn M. Egan, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, will participate in a National Business Institute (NBI) panel titled “The Judges Speak: Civil Court Litigation Do’s and Don’ts.” The seminar is split into a morning and afternoon session, with seven judges participating in each. Judge Egan will participate in the afternoon session […]

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Hon. Lisa R. Curcio, (Ret.) Joins ADR Systems

Hon. Lisa R. Curcio, (Ret.) Joins ADR Systems

April 9, 2018

ADR Systems is pleased to announce that Hon. Lisa R. Curcio, (Ret.) has joined our panel of senior mediators and arbitrators. Judge Curcio has more than 15 years of judicial experience, 11 of which were in the Chancery Division of the Cook County Circuit Court. “I’m looking forward to interacting with people in a way […]

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Alternative Fee Program Works for Mediation & Arbitration

Alternative Fee Program Works for Mediation & Arbitration

April 2, 2018

Here’s the bottom line: ADR Systems’ Commercial Alternative Fee Program resolves your cases fast and at a much lower cost. Sound interesting? Read on. Speed Counsel can schedule a mediation or arbitration quickly, in less than 30 days. You will choose from our large panel of highly experienced neutral mediators and arbitrators who are skilled […]

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Judge Haddad Receives Award at NIU Minority Alumni Reception

Judge Haddad Receives Award at NIU Minority Alumni Reception

March 21, 2018

Hon. William J. Haddad, (Ret.) was honored at the Northern Illinois University (NIU) College of Law’s 15th Annual Minority Alumni Reception on February 21st. He was presented with the Excellence in Career Achievements Award for his leadership skills and distinguished record as the first Arab-American judge in the Circuit Court of Cook County. Judge Haddad […]

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Judge Brown to Participate in KCBA Mediation Panel

Judge Brown to Participate in KCBA Mediation Panel

March 20, 2018

Hon. F. Keith Brown, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, will participate in a mediation roundtable as part of the Kane County Bar Association (KCBA) 2018 Civil Practice Seminar. The panel, titled “A Mediation Autopsy: An Inside Look from All Sides,” will discuss the benefits of mediation and what makes it successful. It […]

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Judge Egan’s Free CLE to Focus on Construction Litigation

Judge Egan’s Free CLE to Focus on Construction Litigation

March 14, 2018

Hon. Lynn M. Egan, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, will present “Construction Litigation: Mechanics Liens” as part of her free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar series. The CLE will look at general considerations for the litigation of mechanics lien cases, including pre-suit investigation, drafting a complaint, motion practice and trial and post-trial […]

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ADR Systems Is Now on Facebook

ADR Systems Is Now on Facebook

March 14, 2018

We are pleased to announce the launch of ADR Systems’ official Facebook page. Get first-hand tips from neutrals and discover more about programs and events. Through social media, we are providing busy attorneys more ways to connect with ADR Systems and learn about mediation and arbitration. “With social media becoming more prominent, it’s another mode […]

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As a mediator, Judge McGann manages to be both realistic and persuasive, as well as composed and unbiased. This has resulted in successful mediation on matters that he has handled for me.  It takes a unique personality to accomplish that.  Judge McGann has it.

Leon C. Wexler, Esq.Law Offices of Leon Wexler