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Get to Know our Newest Neutral: Hon. Michael R. Panter, (Ret.)

Get to Know our Newest Neutral: Hon. Michael R. Panter, (Ret.)

October 23, 2015

In October of 2015, ADR Systems welcomed Hon. Michael R. Panter, (Ret.) to our distinguished panel of mediators and arbitrators.  We interviewed our newest neutral to find out why he decided to become a neutral, and what advice he has to offer attorneys preparing for mediation. Judge Panter has been involved in alternative dispute resolution […]

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ADR Systems Debuts <em>Mediation: What To Expect</em>

ADR Systems Debuts Mediation: What To Expect

October 13, 2015

In celebration of National Mediation Week, ADR Systems is pleased to introduce Mediation: What to Expect, a new brochure for attorneys who want an easier way to explain the mediation process to their clients. This comprehensive guide will help you walk your clients through every step of the mediation process. Click here to view a digital […]

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Top Five Tips for Attorneys Preparing for Mediation: A Mediator’s Perspective

Top Five Tips for Attorneys Preparing for Mediation: A Mediator’s Perspective

October 12, 2015

It is no secret that choosing the right ADR provider and mediator can make all the difference in the outcome of your dispute.  However, developing a sound strategy before entering the mediation process is just as important in determining the outcome of your case and your client’s overall satisfaction. We asked Hon. Philip L. Bronstein, […]

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Kevin R. Sido, Esq. Featured in “The Best Lawyers in America”

Kevin R. Sido, Esq. Featured in “The Best Lawyers in America”

August 28, 2015

ADR Systems would like to congratulate Kevin R. Sido, Esq. for being named in the 2016 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America.”  Mr. Sido was selected by his peers for inclusion in the Construction Law category for Chicago. Mr. Sido is a senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, and partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson, […]

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ADR Systems Sponsors the WBAI’s Annual Golf Outing

ADR Systems Sponsors the WBAI’s Annual Golf Outing

August 27, 2015

ADR Systems was a proud sponsor of the 17th hole at the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois’ (WBAI) Annual Golf Outing.  The event took place on August 20th, 2015 at the Oak Brook Hills Resort in Oak Brook, Illinois, with Clifford Law Offices as the lead sponsor. This year, more than 120 supporters turned out for golf and […]

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A New Article by Teresa F. Frisbie, Esq.

A New Article by Teresa F. Frisbie, Esq.

August 7, 2015

A new article by Teresa F. Frisbie, Esq., published on June 3, 2015 in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, discusses how our instinctive reaction to unfairness can negatively impact negotiations, and offers tips for mitigating these cognitive biases.  Entitled, “Decision-making in negotiations and handling the reaction to unfairness,” the article explains how negotiations can be […]

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ADR Systems Releases Updated “Take a Tour” Video

ADR Systems Releases Updated “Take a Tour” Video

July 20, 2015

ADR Systems has released its recently updated “Take a Tour” video.  The video has been edited to reflect two of ADR Systems’ recent achievements – our new brand and the addition of our new space.  The video now includes new brand language, shots of our new, expanded facilities, and an up-to-date list of case types in which we specialize. ADR […]

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Gary M. Ropski, Esq. Wins Second Place in Patent Cup Sailing Competition

June 29, 2015

In April of 2015, senior mediator and arbitrator, Gary M. Ropski., won second place in the 27th annual Patent Cup Sailing Competition.  The Patent Cup is an international sailing competition for patent attorneys and professionals.  The race takes place in a different country every year, with this year’s competition taking place in Cape Town, South Africa. […]

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ADR Systems Sponsors the 2015 CLM Professional Liability and Municipal Law Conference

ADR Systems Sponsors the 2015 CLM Professional Liability and Municipal Law Conference

May 19, 2015

ADR Systems is happy to announce our sponsorship of the 2015 Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) Professional Liability and Municipal Law Conference that will take place on June 4th-5th, 2015.  This annual event brings together claims professionals, defense counsel, and corporate and staff counsel to discuss hot topics in professional liability.  Topics will include defending […]

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Hon. Dennis J. Burke, (Ret.) to Present at the Chicago Bar Association

Hon. Dennis J. Burke, (Ret.) to Present at the Chicago Bar Association

May 12, 2015

On June 15th, 2015, Hon. Dennis J. Burke, (Ret.) will present “Making the Most of Your Arbitration” at the Chicago Bar Association (CBA).  Judge Burke will be joined by fellow speakers, Scott A. Blumenshine, Esq. of the Law Offices of Meyer and Blumenshine and Mindy M. Medley, Esq. of Clausen Miller, P.C.  The panel will discuss when it is appropriate to consider arbitration for your […]

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ADR Systems’ New Facilities Featured in Chicago Lawyer Magazine

ADR Systems’ New Facilities Featured in Chicago Lawyer Magazine

May 5, 2015

ADR Systems is pleased to announce that our new facilities on the 28th floor were featured in the May issue of Chicago Lawyer magazine.  The article highlighted ADR Systems’ steady growth over the last 20 years, and our continued legacy as the Midwest’s largest alternative dispute resolution service provider. ADR Systems expanded its facilities to the 28th […]

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ADR Systems Partners with DuPage County Bar Association

ADR Systems Partners with DuPage County Bar Association

April 14, 2015

ADR Systems is happy to announce that we have partnered with the DuPage County Bar Association (DCBA) as a Premium Corporate Sponsor.  As part of our partnership, we will be sponsoring several upcoming events hosted by the DCBA, including the DCBA’s monthly Happy Hours. In addition, ADR Systems now has facilities in Kane and DuPage County, […]

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Judge Burke mediated a settlement in a matter where the parties were extremely far apart, with almost no common ground.  He pushed both sides to rethink their positions, outlined a post-conference approach and made himself available on short notice.  I do not believe anyone else could have settled the matter.  He will be my first choice for future mediations.

Lisa M. Lilly, Esq.Lisa M. Lilly Law
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