ADR Systems

Neutrals

Hon. Robert P. Kennedy, (Ret.)

Indiana

Robert P. Kennedy is a skilled mediator and arbitrator with extensive experience in personal injury, contracts, injunctive relief, wrongful death, railroad accidents, civil rights and municipal law.  Judge Kennedy is an approved mediator with the Superior Court of Porter County Indiana.

Types of Cases Resolved

  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Contract
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate

ADR Experience and Qualifications

  • Private practice in mediation & arbitration, 1993-present
  • Judge for the Superior Court of Porter County Indiana, 2000-2002
  • 47-year legal career including Spangler Jennings & Dougherty, Merriville and Valparaiso, 1971-2000; counsel for the Town of Porter, 1981-1992 and 1996-2000
  • United States Army Judge Advocate General Corps, 1965-1971

Professional Activities and Awards

  • Porter County Election Board, 1986-2000; chairman 1992-2000
  • Special Master, Primary election, 1999
  • Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Seminars
  • Lecturer, Valparaiso University Law School

Education

  • J.D., Notre Dame Law School
  • B.A., Seton Hall University

Admissions

  • Indiana State Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • Indiana Supreme Court

Judge Billik truly went above and beyond to get a difficult insurance coverage case resolved.  His knowledge of the law and people skills were instrumental in achieving settlement.  I mediate cases all over the country and Judge Billik is one of the best mediators I have ever encountered.  He is a credit to your company.

Gerald W. Huston, PartnerHuston, May & Fayez, LLC