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Seasoned Judge Brings Impressive Settlement Experience to ADR Systems

Seasoned Judge Brings Impressive Settlement Experience to ADR Systems

July 8, 2019

ADR Systems is pleased to announce Hon. Larry G. Axelrood, (Ret.) has joined our panel of senior mediators and arbitrators. Judge Axelrood served in the Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County for five of his 14 years on the bench and settled nearly 1,000 cases. “One of my favorite responsibilities as a […]

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ADR Systems Hosts Annual Women’s Initiative Committee Happy Hour

ADR Systems Hosts Annual Women’s Initiative Committee Happy Hour

June 28, 2019

ADR Systems hosted its annual Women’s Initiative Happy Hour on June 26th to celebrate and promote collaboration among women in the legal community. The event highlighted several of ADR Systems’ female mediators and arbitrators, including Hon. Kay M. Hanlon, (Ret.), Hon. Lisa R. Curcio, (Ret.) and Hon. Helaine L. Berger, (Ret.). “It’s a wonderful event […]

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Judge Berger Appointed to IJF Board of Directors

Judge Berger Appointed to IJF Board of Directors

June 27, 2019

Hon. Helaine L. Berger, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, was appointed to the Illinois Judges Foundation (IJF) Board of Directors. As part of her appointment, Judge Berger will also be chairing the bylaws committee and the executive committee of IJF. “I am excited to serve with an esteemed group of judges; I […]

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Judge Gomolinski Settles $10 Million Personal Injury Case

Judge Gomolinski Settles $10 Million Personal Injury Case

June 12, 2019

Hon. William E. Gomolinski, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, recently settled a $10 million personal injury case stemming from a 2016 construction site accident. The parties reached the agreement one day before the trial was to begin. “Every mediator has to be a chameleon and has to adapt based on the facts […]

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Judge Hanlon Settles $3 Million Medical Malpractice Case

Judge Hanlon Settles $3 Million Medical Malpractice Case

June 11, 2019

Hon. Kay M. Halon (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, settled a $3 million medical malpractice case involving an alleged misdiagnosis and rushed, negligent medical judgement. The case stemmed from a 2015 incident in which a woman presented to the hospital complaining of abdominal pain and associated symptoms. She was diagnosed with a […]

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Judge Hanlon to Participate in CBA Mindfulness Workshop

Judge Hanlon to Participate in CBA Mindfulness Workshop

May 14, 2019

Hon. Kay M. Hanlon, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, will be participating in a Mindfulness Workshop as part of the Chicago Bar Association’s (CBA) recognition of Mental Health Month. “I think it’s encouraging that law schools, law firms and corporations are starting to incorporate wellness into work habits,” Judge Hanlon said. “Nobody […]

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Judge Curcio to Participate in Arbitration Panel at DRI Conference

Judge Curcio to Participate in Arbitration Panel at DRI Conference

May 1, 2019

Hon. Lisa R. Curcio, (Ret.), will participate in a panel at the upcoming Business Litigation Super Conference in Austin, Texas. The session, titled “Pros and Cons of Arbitration,” will cover arbitration law as it relates to commercial arbitration, arbitration in employment contracts, and arbitration in consumer contracts. “My hope is that attendees of the panel […]

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Judge Hanlon to Attend WBAI Civil Litigation Reception & Dinner

Judge Hanlon to Attend WBAI Civil Litigation Reception & Dinner

April 22, 2019

Hon. Kay M. Hanlon, (Ret.) will be presenting at the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI) Civil Litigation Reception and Dinner. The event allows attorneys the opportunity to gain perspectives about the legal industry from Judge Hanlon as both a retired judge in the Circuit Court of Cook County and a current senior mediator and […]

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Judge Hanlon Offers Practical Tips for Effectively Taking and Defending Depositions

Judge Hanlon Offers Practical Tips for Effectively Taking and Defending Depositions

April 19, 2019

Hon. Kay M. Hanlon, (Ret.) presented a seminar and participated in a panel discussion at the Illinois State Bar Association’s (ISBA) Tort Law Section Council program on April 11th. The presentation, titled “Perspective from the Bench,” examined how to effectively take and defend depositions, certified questions and how judges rule upon them, and how to […]

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Judge Nudelman to Participate in Litigation Panel at Midwest Construction Defect & Dispute Conference

Judge Nudelman to Participate in Litigation Panel at Midwest Construction Defect & Dispute Conference

April 17, 2019

Hon. Stuart Nudelman, (Ret.), will participate in a panel at the upcoming Midwest Construction Defect & Dispute Conference. The session, titled “Complex Construction Defect Litigation – What Does It Look Like,” will cover frequent issues that arise during litigation, including economic loss, coverage and indemnity. “Attendees can expect to walk away with a better understanding […]

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Judge Hanlon to Give Deposition CLE at ISBA

Judge Hanlon to Give Deposition CLE at ISBA

March 27, 2019

Hon. Kay M. Hanlon, (Ret.) will present a seminar at an Illinois State Bar Association’s (ISBA) Tort Law Section Council program on April 11th. The presentation, titled “Perspective from the Bench,” will examine how to effectively take and defend depositions, certified questions and how judges rule upon them, and how to avoid objections. “When attorneys […]

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ADR Systems Releases Two New Videos on Mediation

ADR Systems Releases Two New Videos on Mediation

March 26, 2019

ADR Systems has released two videos to provide insights from several of our senior mediators and arbitrators about the finer points of mediation. Mediation Benefits features Hon. Helaine L. Berger, (Ret.), Hon. Joseph N. Casciato, (Ret.) and Hon. Michael R. Panter, (Ret.). In the video, they discuss the benefits of mediation that could be overlooked […]

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Judge Brown to Speak at NRRDA Annual Conference

Judge Brown to Speak at NRRDA Annual Conference

March 7, 2019

Hon. F. Keith Brown, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, will be presenting on collaborative defenses among defendants at the upcoming National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association (NRRDA) annual conference. The panel presentation, titled “He Said, She Said…How About We Said? Exploring Options for Collaborative Defense Among Defendants,” will be from 12:30pm – […]

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Retired Judge Brings Decades of Experience to ADR Systems

Retired Judge Brings Decades of Experience to ADR Systems

March 4, 2019

ADR Systems is delighted to announce Hon. Thomas R. Allen, (Ret.) has joined our panel of senior mediators and arbitrators. Judge Allen has 40 years of legal experience, having served most of his judicial career in the Circuit Court of Cook County’s Chancery Division. “My long tenure as a litigator and a judge has put […]

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Mr. Sido Named in Leading Lawyer’s Top 10 for Construction ADR

Mr. Sido Named in Leading Lawyer’s Top 10 for Construction ADR

February 26, 2019

Kevin R. Sido, Esq. has been named one of the Top 10 ADR construction attorneys in Illinois for real estate, environmental and construction law by Leading Lawyers Magazine. In addition to his work as an attorney, Mr. Sido is also a neutral at ADR Systems. This is not Mr. Sido’s first time being recognized by […]

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Thanks to ADR Systems and its mediators, plaintiff and defense attorneys and insurance companies clearly recognized that it was prudent to settle the case for its value and avoid the expenditures and time associated with court.

Paul Wolf, Esq.Senior Partner, Mitchell Hoffman & Wolf LLC
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