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ADR Systems Neutrals Continue to Settle Cases Remotely

ADR Systems Neutrals Continue to Settle Cases Remotely

March 30, 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the shelter-in-place order from the State of Illinois, ADR Systems’ neutrals have continued to resolve disputes, using remote conferencing options to work with parties wherever they are. Available for even complex, multi-party cases, ADR Systems’ remote options include CourtCall, Zoom, Skype and teleconference. “Videoconferencing software makes a virtual mediation very […]

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The Four C’s of Family Law Mediation

The Four C’s of Family Law Mediation

March 23, 2020

The mediation process is advantageous to parties involved in family law disputes for many reasons. When explaining the benefits of mediation, Hon. Helaine L. Berger, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, focuses on four key areas she refers to as the “four C’s” of family law mediation. Cost-effective Mediation is substantially cheaper than […]

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Trust and Comfort in Family Law Mediations

Trust and Comfort in Family Law Mediations

March 16, 2020

Family law mediations address sensitive, contentious and personal issues in people’s private lives. It is for this reason that trust and comfort in the mediation process is essential to the success of family law mediations. “Most people come into the process a little skeptical, either because they’ve already been through litigation and found it unpleasant […]

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Health & Safety Measures at ADR Systems

Health & Safety Measures at ADR Systems

March 13, 2020

To our valued clients, With the current health and safety concerns surrounding the spread of the COVID-19 virus, ADR Systems is committed to protecting the health of our clients, employees and other visitors to our Chicago and North Shore offices. We have advised our neutrals and staff to avoid coming into the office if they […]

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Judge Gomolinski Settles $8.75 Million Transportation Case

Judge Gomolinski Settles $8.75 Million Transportation Case

February 28, 2020

Hon. William E. Gomolinski, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, recently settled an $8.75 million personal injury case stemming from a transportation accident. Judge Gomolinski worked tirelessly to guide the parties to a resolution, following up with them multiple times and finding their commonalities in order to reach a settlement. “As an experienced […]

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Family Law Division Expands with Two New Neutrals

Family Law Division Expands with Two New Neutrals

February 28, 2020

Amy L. Gertler, Esq. and Hon. Brian R. McKillip, (Ret.) have joined ADR Systems’ panel of senior mediators and arbitrators, focusing on dispute resolution for family law cases. They will serve in the Family Law Division alongside panelist Hon. Helaine L. Berger, (Ret.), who has practiced as a family law neutral at ADR Systems since […]

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Judge Hanlon Settles $4.725 Million Workplace Accident Case

Judge Hanlon Settles $4.725 Million Workplace Accident Case

February 24, 2020

Hon. Kay M. Hanlon, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, recently settled a $4.725 million personal injury case stemming from a workplace accident, where a 70-year-old man sustained a work injury which resulted in an arm amputation and eventual wrongful death due to workplace machinery. The case was a complex, multi-party dispute involving the family […]

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Judge Sutter Settles $12 Million Trust and Family-owned Business Dispute Case

Judge Sutter Settles $12 Million Trust and Family-owned Business Dispute Case

February 17, 2020

Hon. Ronald D. Sutter, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, recently settled a $12 million case stemming from a dispute between family members regarding a trust and family-owned business. “I have encountered a number of cases similar to this one throughout my career. Because of the business and familial dynamics at play, these […]

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ADR Systems Expands to Northbrook with Mediate North Shore Affiliation

ADR Systems Expands to Northbrook with Mediate North Shore Affiliation

February 17, 2020

There is now a more convenient way to settle your disputes without having to commute into the city. ADR Systems has affiliated with Mediate North Shore, a boutique dispute resolution practice located in Northbrook, Illinois. This affiliation provides a new avenue for attorneys to seek dispute resolution services closer to home or the office. “I […]

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I had another first-class service from a first-class organization. We had a very good arbitration experience with Judge Ward.  He was a terrific arbitrator who patiently listened and made all parties feel important, including my client.  And after the arbitration, Judge Ward wrote a thoughtful ruling. Thank you again – ADR Systems is the best!

Alex SukhmanSUKHMAN | YAGODA
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