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Judge Brown Presents on Mediation and Technology at ABA Dispute Resolution Tech Expo

Judge Brown Presents on Mediation and Technology at ABA Dispute Resolution Tech Expo

August 6, 2021

Hon. F. Keith Brown, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, presented on the application of technology in mediation and arbitration at the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Tech Expo on July 16. Judge Brown was joined by Jann Johnson, Esq., Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Marketing at ADR Systems, moderator […]

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Are You Prepared for Remote Dispute Resolution?

Are You Prepared for Remote Dispute Resolution?

April 29, 2021

Hon. Kay M. Hanlon, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, and Michael Koss, ADR Systems’ Business Development & Marketing Assistant Manager, recently published an article in the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois blog and Spring newsletter titled Are You Prepared for Remote Dispute Resolution?, which reviews how attorneys can properly prepare for a […]

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Hon. William J. Haddad, (Ret.) Settles Case for 1.8 Million with Post-Mediation Follow Up

Hon. William J. Haddad, (Ret.) Settles Case for 1.8 Million with Post-Mediation Follow Up

June 1, 2019

ADR Systems congratulates Hon. William J. Haddad, (Ret.) for successfully mediating an emotionally-charged personal injury case for the policy limits of $1.8 million.  The case involved a two-vehicle collision at an intersection, leaving one passenger trapped inside their car and severely injured.  The plaintiff in the case sustained multiple fractures, broken bones and lacerations requiring weeks of hospitalization […]

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Teresa F. Frisbie, Esq.: Premediation Meetings Increase Likelihood of Settling a Case

Teresa F. Frisbie, Esq.: Premediation Meetings Increase Likelihood of Settling a Case

August 2, 2017

Ms. Teresa F. Frisbie, Esq., senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, published a new article highlighting an American Bar Association (ABA) research study that shows premediation meetings or caucuses increase the likelihood of settling a case. In the article, entitled, “Lengthy ABA study suggests better way to conduct mediation,” Ms. Frisbie discusses her own […]

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Hon. Michael R. Panter, (Ret.) to Speak at the ABA TIPS Section Conference

Hon. Michael R. Panter, (Ret.) to Speak at the ABA TIPS Section Conference

April 26, 2017

On Friday, April 28th, 2017 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm, Hon. Michael R. Panter, (Ret.), will speak in a panel presentation at the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice (TIPS) Section Conference at the JW Marriott Chicago.  The presentation, entitled, “The Art of Mediation,” will explore the different strategies for approaching and participating […]

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ADR Systems Launches Innovative Last Minute Mediation Program

ADR Systems Launches Innovative Last Minute Mediation Program

February 21, 2017

Last minute mediation – outside of normal business hours – is now provided by ADR Systems.  Today ADR Systems launched this new and innovative program that gives clients rapid access to mediation services before trial, including: Morning from 7-9am Evening from 5-7pm Weekends “Our clients have been asking for emergency mediation services,” says Marc Becker, […]

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Judge Durkin Settles Complex Insurance Coverage Issues in Multidistrict Class Actions

Judge Durkin Settles Complex Insurance Coverage Issues in Multidistrict Class Actions

October 6, 2016

ADR Systems’ longest serving mediator and arbitrator, Hon. Thomas P. Durkin, (Ret), successfully mediated the insurance aspects of class actions that the parties never thought would settle.  The mediation involved class actions in many different districts of the country, joined by Multidistrict Litigation Rules in Charleston, South Carolina.  There were tens of thousands of claimants […]

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Judge Haddad Settles High-Profile Lawsuit

Judge Haddad Settles High-Profile Lawsuit

May 12, 2016

ADR Systems congratulates Hon. William J. Haddad, (Ret.) for recently settling a difficult, high-profile case that was spotlighted in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. The case involved a plaintiff who was sexually abused by a man she met through a popular online dating service.  The victim claimed that the dating service was negligent in their failure […]

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Judge Brown to Present at IICLE

Judge Brown to Present at IICLE

May 10, 2016

On June 3rd, 2016, Hon. F. Keith Brown, (Ret.) will present at the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education’s (IICLE) program, “21st Century Advocacy: The Psychology of Persuasion.” This program will examine how attorneys can effectively incorporate persuasion tactics into their practice.  Judge Brown will speak specifically on the benefits of alternative dispute resolution and […]

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Judge Burke to Present at AAJ’s 2016 Annual Convention

Judge Burke to Present at AAJ’s 2016 Annual Convention

May 3, 2016

On July 24th, 2016, Hon. Dennis J. Burke, (Ret.) will present at the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) 2016 Annual Convention.  This year’s convention will take place in Los Angeles and cover a range of topics that will be presented by some of the legal industry’s most prominent leaders. Judge Burke will be presenting on how […]

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ADR Systems’ Neutrals Named in Leading Lawyers’ Top 10 for ADR

ADR Systems’ Neutrals Named in Leading Lawyers’ Top 10 for ADR

February 26, 2016

ADR Systems congratulates Hon. Michael J. Hogan, (Ret.), Hon. Clifford L. Meacham, (Ret.) and Kevin R. Sido, Esq. on being named in Leading Lawyers’ Top 10 for ADR.  Leading Lawyers is an online directory for the nation’s most prominent legal professionals.  Every year, Leading Lawyers asks thousands of attorneys which of their peers they believe represent top talent in their respective […]

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I direct all of my attorneys to explore ADR on their files.

David Petrich, Esq.Senior Partner, Sandman, Levy & Petrich
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