A new article by Teresa F. Frisbie, Esq., published on April 3, 2014 in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, considers the process of how to choose a neutral mediator. Entitled, “Settlement Week offers chance to explore mediators’ differing styles,” the article emphasizes the necessity of choosing a mediator suited to the true underlying issues of a case, be that substantive law or an emotional dispute. In order to evaluate neutral style, Ms. Frisbie recommends asking the neutral. At ADR Systems, our case managers will not only give you insight into the mediator’s style, but will also coordinate an in-person or phone interview with a potential mediator. To read the entire article,click here.
Ms. Frisbie is a senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, and the director of Loyola University’s Chicago School of Law Dispute Resolution Program. Ms. Frisbie’s expertise includes elder law and family business matters, employment law, and commercial matters. For her full ADR Systems bio, click here.