Teresa Frisbie, Esq. Honored as ACR’s Mediator of the Year

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Ms. Teresa F. Frisbie, Esq., senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, was honored as the Association for Conflict Resolution’s (ACR) 2018 Mediator of the Year.

The award states it was given “in recognition of her commitment and contributions to the alternative dispute resolution community, both in Chicago and across the nation, and her talent and skills in helping parties resolve their disputes outside the courtroom along with her dedication to teaching improved mediation effectiveness.”

“Conflict Resolution Day is important to promote the peaceful resolution of disputes across the nation and world – something that is more important than ever,” Ms. Frisbie said. “I am pleased to have been recognized for my skills as a mediator and contributions to the field of dispute resolution this year.”

Ms. Frisbie coached the first-place mediation team at the 2018 International Academy of Dispute Resolution (INADR) International Law School Mediation Tournament and presented at the Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) Chief Claims Officer Summit in Baltimore. These were cited as contributing factors in her selection for the award.

The Chicago Chapter of ACR has presented a Mediator of the Year award for the last two years as part of its annual Conflict Resolution Day, which is celebrated during the American Bar Association’s (ABA) National Mediation Week from October 14th – October 20th.

Ms. Frisbie is a skilled senior mediator and arbitrator with ADR Systems. She is also the director of the Dispute Resolution Program at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She has been named one of the Top Ten Women ADR Neutrals in Illinois by Leading Lawyer. Ms. Frisbie is known for her ability to assimilate complex legal and business issues and encourage communication between parties in emotionally-charged disputes.

To view Ms. Frisbie’s full bio, click here.

To view Ms. Frisbie’s availability, click here.

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