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ADR Systems: Full Steam Ahead in 2021

ADR Systems: Full Steam Ahead in 2021

January 21, 2021

Last year was a year like no other for law firms and businesses.  Everything changed in March.  It was all hands on deck as ADR Systems transitioned from providing attorneys and their clients with in-person dispute resolution services to providing these services remotely.

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Rely on ADR Systems to Meet You Where You Are

Rely on ADR Systems to Meet You Where You Are

January 15, 2021

One of the advantages of mediation and arbitration is that parties can resolve disputes practically anywhere, instead of being confined to a courtroom. ADR Systems’ neutrals take this flexibility as a commitment to resolve cases anywhere, from our downtown Chicago location and other cities throughout the country, as well as virtually over Zoom. No matter […]

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Judge Curcio Writes about the Advantages of Mediating Construction Claims

Judge Curcio Writes about the Advantages of Mediating Construction Claims

January 8, 2021

Hon. Lisa R. Curcio, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, recently published an article titled “An Alternative to Litigation” in Substance, a publication of the Illinois Mechanical and Specialty Contractors Association, about the advantages of mediating construction disputes for claimants. “Non-payment when work is complete, claims of defective work, costly delays, claims for […]

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Rely on the ADR Systems Staff to Help You Every Step of the Way

Rely on the ADR Systems Staff to Help You Every Step of the Way

January 4, 2021

ADR Systems is unique among its peers in the legal services community. Along with providing mediation, arbitration and many other dispute resolution services, ADR Systems offers comprehensive support throughout the entire process – before, during and after your session. And you will always be assisted by a case manager who will personally handle your matter […]

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Video: Thank you to our clients

Video: Thank you to our clients

December 22, 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, ADR Systems president Marc Becker would like to extend a warm and heartfelt thank you to those who have stuck with us during this uncertain year. Watch the video below.   Thank you and have a Happy New Year.

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Judge Curcio Presents on Effective Mediation Practices of Mechanics Lien Cases at Chicago Bar Association

Judge Curcio Presents on Effective Mediation Practices of Mechanics Lien Cases at Chicago Bar Association

December 11, 2020

Hon. Lisa R. Curcio, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, recently presented on effective mediation practices for mechanics lien cases to members of the Chicago Bar Association. During the virtual CLE, she reviewed the advantages of mediating rather than litigating these claims, the components of a well-defined case and the steps construction attorneys […]

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A Thank You Letter to Our Clients

A Thank You Letter to Our Clients

December 4, 2020

To our clients, I want to extend a heartfelt thank you to all our clients who stuck with us this year while we transitioned from in-person dispute resolution to remote mediation and arbitration. This was a difficult year for many, and we are sympathetic to that. As we transitioned, there was a big learning curve for […]

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Resolve Mechanics Lien and Contract Disputes through Our Alternative Fee Program

Resolve Mechanics Lien and Contract Disputes through Our Alternative Fee Program

November 17, 2020

ADR Systems can help parties resolve mechanics lien and contract disputes valued at $100K or less at a lower cost through the Commercial Alternative Fee Program. “Less complex cases are ideally suited to the program,” said Hon. Philip L. Bronstein, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems. “Litigation costs can be so substantial that […]

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Settle It Now with the Family Law Fast Track Mediation Program

Settle It Now with the Family Law Fast Track Mediation Program

November 9, 2020

ADR Systems’ Family Law Fast Track Mediation Program appeals to parties seeking a quick and lower-cost solution to single issue and post-decree disputes at a time of unprecedented challenges. Parties can mediate these disputes remotely. “Since its inception more than four years ago, I have found the Fast Track Program to be helpful for family law issues […]

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Judge Hogan: The Benefits of a Remote Session Support Team

Judge Hogan: The Benefits of a Remote Session Support Team

October 27, 2020

I have been a senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems for almost fifteen years. Before March, I conducted sessions in person at ADR Systems’ downtown office. But suddenly, like all of my colleagues, I had to adjust my practice and embrace a new normal: mediating and arbitrating the majority of our cases through virtual […]

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Judge Hanlon Advises Young Lawyers about Wellness Practices in CBA Webcast Segment

Judge Hanlon Advises Young Lawyers about Wellness Practices in CBA Webcast Segment

October 14, 2020

Hon. Kay M. Hanlon, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, recently shared advice with young lawyers about personal and professional well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic as a segment guest on the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section’s Talk Legal webcast. The segment was hosted by Micah T. Reeves, Esq., Kralovec, Jambois & Shwartz. […]

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ADR Systems is a perfect fit for commercial disputes that would otherwise find themselves in state court. Though they may no longer have the ability to formally wield the gavel, the former judges at ADR Systems still demand the respect necessary to get parties to the table.

Sang-yul Lee, Esq.Partner, Locke Lord Edwards, LLP
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