Judge Burke and Judge Hogan to Present at Gordon & Rees LLC Chicago Legal Education Conference - ADR Systems

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On July 21st, 2016, Hon. Michael J. Hogan, (Ret.) and Hon. Dennis Burke, (Ret.) will present at Gordon & Rees LLP Chicago Legal Education Conference for Continuing Legal Education’s (IICLE) program, “Implicit and Unconscious Bias in Litigation and the Media.” The programs will explore cutting edge legal issues, spanning areas such as employment, construction, insurance, and ethics presentations on implied bias and ethical constraints in negotiations.

The program will take place from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm at the Metropolitan Club.  Participants will receive up to 6 general CLE credits.

Hon. Michael J. Hogan, (Ret.) is a popular and well-liked senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems. During his 19-year judicial career, Judge Hogan presided over an unprecedented number of pretrials in the Circuit Court’s Law Division and maintained an exceptionally high settlement rate. As a neutral, he has continued to put forth extraordinary effort to settle cases in mediation and is diligent and efficient in arbitration.  Judge Hogan demonstrates great concern for all parties and is lauded for his ability to communicate productively, guiding the parties to resolution.

Hon. Dennis Burke, (Ret.) has expertise in both commercial and personal injury matters and is a senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems.  Following a successful 23-year legal career, Judge Burke spent 15 years in the Circuit Court’s Law Division. An early advocate of alternative dispute resolution, he created a program to mediate complicated discovery disputes – a program that is still used in the Circuit Court today.  Judge Burke is well known for his keen ability to build trusting relationships with all parties.

For Judge Hogan’s full bio, click here.

For Judge Burke’s full bio, click here.

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I want to express our firm’s appreciation to ADR Systems for providing us with an outstanding CLE program.  I received numerous positive comments from our partners; everyone thought that the Hon. F. Keith Brown and Stuart A. Nudelman provided us with useful and interesting insights.  I think that our Chicago partners (and anyone else who might do a mediation in Chicago) would be delighted with any of them as a mediator or arbitrator.

Alan Becker, Managing PartnerLitchfield Cavo LLP