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ADR Systems Welcomes Gary Ropski, Esq.

ADR Systems Welcomes Gary Ropski, Esq.

February 16, 2014

ADR Systems is pleased to announce that Gary Ropski, Esq. is available as a mediator and arbitrator exclusively through ADR Systems. In addition to developing his practice as a senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, Mr. Ropski will continue his established practice as an intellectual property trial and appellate litigator at Brinks Gilson & Lione.

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ADR Systems Becomes a Jeff Metcalf Internship Provider

ADR Systems Becomes a Jeff Metcalf Internship Provider

January 15, 2014

We are pleased to announce that, starting in January 2014, ADR Systems will be a partner of the University of Chicago through its Jeff Metcalf Internship Program. The Jeff Metcalf Internship Program works exclusively with University of Chicago students - both undergraduate and graduate - to provide quality, paid internships during the summer and academic year.

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Meeder Speaks at CBA Mechanics Lien Subcommittee

Meeder Speaks at CBA Mechanics Lien Subcommittee

December 3, 2013

Gregory Meeder, Esq. is scheduled to speak to the Chicago Bar Association Mechanics Lien and Construction Subcommittee on November 4, 2013. The topic will be 'Overcoming Roadblocks to a Mediated Solution - Never Reach Impasse Again.' Mr. Meeder will highlight 57 roadblocks to a successful mediation and the tools he uses to overcome them.

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Meeder Speaks at CBA Mechanics Lien & Construction Claims Seminar

Meeder Speaks at CBA Mechanics Lien & Construction Claims Seminar

December 3, 2013

Gregory Meeder, Esq. is scheduled to speak to the Chicago Bar Association at the all-day Mechanics Lien & Construction Claims seminar on December 11, 2013. The topic will be 'Overcoming Roadblocks to a Mediated Solution - Never Reach Impasse Again.' Mr. Meeder will highlight 57 roadblocks to a successful mediation and the tools he uses to overcome them.

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Roselyn L. Friedman, Esq. Speaks at Botanic Garden Annual Donor Seminar

Roselyn L. Friedman, Esq. Speaks at Botanic Garden Annual Donor Seminar

November 8, 2013

Roselyn L. Friedman, Esq. was the speaker for the Botanic Garden Donors Seminar on November 6, 2013. Her presentation on, 'Using Mediation in Estate Planning to Preserve Family Relationships,' highlighted the use of mediation and facilitation, not only to resolve existing estate and trust disputes but also to avoid conflict by addressing possible issues early in the estate planning process.

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Billik Settles Squabble Over Golf Course

Billik Settles Squabble Over Golf Course

October 18, 2013

Hon. Richard Billik Jr., (Ret.) was mentioned in Crain's Chicago Business journal on October 7, 2013 as the mediator that helped settled a squabble over the Evanston Wilmette Community Golf Course. The neighborhood golf course, touted as 'a great place for kids to learn to golf,' had fallen into disrepair and was the subject of a lawsuit between board members.

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Nudelman Settles City of Dixon Embezzlement Case

Nudelman Settles City of Dixon Embezzlement Case

October 1, 2013

ADR Systems of America, LLC congratulates Judge Stuart A. Nudelman, (Ret.) for his settlement of the Dixon comptroller embezzlement case, featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on September 27, 2013. After comptroller Rita Crundwell was indicted and sentenced to 19 years in prison for embezzling $53 million dollars from the city of Dixon, Illinois, Dixon officials filed a lawsuit in Lee County Circuit Court, alleging that a bank where Crundwell deposited the money, and accounting firms that audited the city's books were negligent in failing to uncover the embezzlement.

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Haddad Speaks about Electronic Evidence at WSBA

Haddad Speaks about Electronic Evidence at WSBA

September 27, 2013

Hon. William Haddad, (Ret.) will be presenting a CLE at the West Suburban Bar Association on October 5, 2013. The topic will be electronic evidence and e-discovery, and will feature an article written by Judge Haddad: an 'Update on Presenting Electronic Evidence.'

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Haddad Speaks at CHRMS Law Day

Haddad Speaks at CHRMS Law Day

September 26, 2013

Hon. William Haddad, (Ret.) is scheduled to speak on the 'Ethics of Negotiation' at the Chicagoland Risk Management Society Law Day on October 11, 2013. Using case scenarios, the speakers will discuss the ethical dilemmas attendant to negotiating personal injury/malpractice settlements. They will answer questions such as, "Does agreeing to mediate imply a good faith obligation to negotiate?" and "How many mediations does it typically take to resolve a high value case?"

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Morrow Presents on Arbitration at WBAI

Morrow Presents on Arbitration at WBAI

September 26, 2013

Jennifer W. Morrow, MDR is scheduled to speak on "The Nuts and Bolts of Commercial Arbitration" at a CLE Seminar co-sponsored by the WBAI and Illinois Judges Association at Starved Rock State Park on Oct 5, 2013. The focus will be on commercial arbitration basics, including getting to arbitration, selecting an arbitrator, and the advantages vs. costs. Ms. Morrow will also give an overview of the variations on the arbitration process.

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I was extremely pleased with a recent mediation at ADR Systems. The mediators constitute a veritable "who's who" of top-notch practitioners and former jurists with a wealth of experience across the legal spectrum.  I strongly recommend ADR Systems for even the most complex and contentious of cases.

Hillard M. Sterling, Esq.Sterling Tech Law | Waveland Law Group, LLC