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Judge Hanlon Offers Practical Tips for Effectively Taking and Defending Depositions

Judge Hanlon Offers Practical Tips for Effectively Taking and Defending Depositions

April 19, 2019

Hon. Kay M. Hanlon, (Ret.) presented a seminar and participated in a panel discussion at the Illinois State Bar Association’s (ISBA) Tort Law Section Council program on April 11th. The presentation, titled “Perspective from the Bench,” examined how to effectively take and defend depositions, certified questions and how judges rule upon them, and how to […]

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Judge Nudelman to Participate in Litigation Panel at Midwest Construction Defect & Dispute Conference

Judge Nudelman to Participate in Litigation Panel at Midwest Construction Defect & Dispute Conference

April 17, 2019

Hon. Stuart Nudelman, (Ret.), will participate in a panel at the upcoming Midwest Construction Defect & Dispute Conference. The session, titled “Complex Construction Defect Litigation – What Does It Look Like,” will cover frequent issues that arise during litigation, including economic loss, coverage and indemnity. “Attendees can expect to walk away with a better understanding […]

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Judge Hanlon to Give Deposition CLE at ISBA

Judge Hanlon to Give Deposition CLE at ISBA

March 27, 2019

Hon. Kay M. Hanlon, (Ret.) will present a seminar at an Illinois State Bar Association’s (ISBA) Tort Law Section Council program on April 11th. The presentation, titled “Perspective from the Bench,” will examine how to effectively take and defend depositions, certified questions and how judges rule upon them, and how to avoid objections. “When attorneys […]

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ADR Systems Releases Two New Videos on Mediation

ADR Systems Releases Two New Videos on Mediation

March 26, 2019

ADR Systems has released two videos to provide insights from several of our senior mediators and arbitrators about the finer points of mediation. Mediation Benefits features Hon. Helaine L. Berger, (Ret.), Hon. Joseph N. Casciato, (Ret.) and Hon. Michael R. Panter, (Ret.). In the video, they discuss the benefits of mediation that could be overlooked […]

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Judge Brown to Speak at NRRDA Annual Conference

Judge Brown to Speak at NRRDA Annual Conference

March 7, 2019

Hon. F. Keith Brown, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, will be presenting on collaborative defenses among defendants at the upcoming National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association (NRRDA) annual conference. The panel presentation, titled “He Said, She Said…How About We Said? Exploring Options for Collaborative Defense Among Defendants,” will be from 12:30pm – […]

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Retired Judge Brings Decades of Experience to ADR Systems

Retired Judge Brings Decades of Experience to ADR Systems

March 4, 2019

ADR Systems is delighted to announce Hon. Thomas R. Allen, (Ret.) has joined our panel of senior mediators and arbitrators. Judge Allen has 40 years of legal experience, having served most of his judicial career in the Circuit Court of Cook County’s Chancery Division. “My long tenure as a litigator and a judge has put […]

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Mr. Sido Named in Leading Lawyer’s Top 10 for Construction ADR

Mr. Sido Named in Leading Lawyer’s Top 10 for Construction ADR

February 26, 2019

Kevin R. Sido, Esq. has been named one of the Top 10 ADR construction attorneys in Illinois for real estate, environmental and construction law by Leading Lawyers Magazine. In addition to his work as an attorney, Mr. Sido is also a neutral at ADR Systems. This is not Mr. Sido’s first time being recognized by […]

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Former Cook County Judge Brings Personal Touch to ADR Systems

Former Cook County Judge Brings Personal Touch to ADR Systems

February 18, 2019

ADR Systems is pleased to announce Hon. Kay M. Hanlon, (Ret.) has joined our panel of senior mediators and arbitrators. Judge Hanlon has 14 years of judicial experience in the Cook County Circuit Court, serving in the First and Third Municipal Districts and later the Law Division. “As a judge, I loved the challenge of […]

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Veteran DuPage County Judge Brings Wealth of Experience to ADR Systems

Veteran DuPage County Judge Brings Wealth of Experience to ADR Systems

February 4, 2019

ADR Systems is excited to announce that Hon. Ronald D. Sutter, (Ret.) has joined our panel of senior mediators and arbitrators. Judge Sutter has 15 years of judicial experience in the DuPage County Circuit Court and was the presiding judge of the Law Division. “ADR Systems is the premiere alternative dispute resolution provider in the […]

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Opening Comments: A Key Strategic Decision in Mediation

Opening Comments: A Key Strategic Decision in Mediation

January 28, 2019

ADR Systems has recently published an article written by Hon. William J. Haddad, (Ret.) and Jann Johnson on Law360 that discusses opening comments in mediation. The article, titled “Opening Comments A Key Strategic Decision In Mediation,” examines the arguments for and against using opening comments in mediation. The article also includes helpful tips for both […]

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I appreciated the professional and courteous treatment we received at ADR Systems.  We could not have been more pleased with the staff and the facilities.  Kudos to ADR Systems for providing a valuable service.

Keith Aeschliman, Esq.Assistant State's Attorney, Civil Division - Will County, Illinois
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