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ADR Systems Launches Innovative Last Minute Mediation Program

ADR Systems Launches Innovative Last Minute Mediation Program

February 21, 2017

Last minute mediation – outside of normal business hours – is now provided by ADR Systems.  Today ADR Systems launched this new and innovative program that gives clients rapid access to mediation services before trial, including: Morning from 7-9am Evening from 5-7pm Weekends “Our clients have been asking for emergency mediation services,” says Marc Becker, […]

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Judge Meacham and Judge Quinn to Present at the CBA Annual Mechanics Lien Seminar

Judge Meacham and Judge Quinn to Present at the CBA Annual Mechanics Lien Seminar

January 11, 2017

Hon. Clifford Meacham and Hon. Robert Quinn will be featured speakers at the Chicago Bar Association’s (CBA) Annual Mechanics Lien seminar. This day-long event will be convened at the CBA on January 26, 2017, beginning at 8:45am. David Nightingale, of Hinshaw & Culbertson, is the event organizer. Judges Meacham and Quinn’s presentation is entitled, “Foreclosure and Lien Proceedings […]

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Judge Panter Frequent Guest Speaker at Chicago Law Firms

Judge Panter Frequent Guest Speaker at Chicago Law Firms

October 7, 2016

Hon. Michael R. Panter, (Ret.) has been invited to be a guest presenter at several  law firms in the past few weeks. Judge Panter presented a variety of topics including “Analysis of Injury Trial Reports” at Pretzel & Stouffer Chtd. on September 13th, “Jury Verdict Review” at Donahue, Brown, Mathewson & Smyth on September 15th […]

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Judge Durkin Settles Complex Insurance Coverage Issues in Multidistrict Class Actions

Judge Durkin Settles Complex Insurance Coverage Issues in Multidistrict Class Actions

October 6, 2016

ADR Systems’ longest serving mediator and arbitrator, Hon. Thomas P. Durkin, (Ret), successfully mediated the insurance aspects of class actions that the parties never thought would settle.  The mediation involved class actions in many different districts of the country, joined by Multidistrict Litigation Rules in Charleston, South Carolina.  There were tens of thousands of claimants […]

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Get to Know our Newest Neutral:  Judge Helaine Berger

Get to Know our Newest Neutral: Judge Helaine Berger

September 30, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Hon. Helaine L. Berger, (Ret.) has joined ADR Systems’ distinguished panel of mediators and arbitrators.  Judge Berger will concentrate in family law.  She served for 18 years as a judge in the Cook County Circuit Court’s Domestic Relations Division and the Child Protection and Juvenile Justice Department. Her high […]

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Irving B. Levinson, Esq., to Appear at Chicago’s Second City

Irving B. Levinson, Esq., to Appear at Chicago’s Second City

August 23, 2016

One of ADR Systems’ neutrals is performing in a two person show, Jew-Si-Can: Diversity Uncorked, at Chicago’s The Second City on four Sunday evenings in September.  Senior mediator and arbitrator, Irving (Irv) B. Levinson, will be taking the stage at Second City’s Beat Lounge for four 8:00 pm performances. The musical and comedic show which Mr. […]

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Get to Know our Newest Neutral: Hon. David G. Bernthal, (Ret.)

Get to Know our Newest Neutral: Hon. David G. Bernthal, (Ret.)

August 2, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Hon. David G. Bernthal, (Ret.) has joined ADR Systems’ distinguished panel of senior mediators and arbitrators.  Judge Bernthal has more than 20 years of experience as a magistrate judge for the US District Court for the Central District of Illinois.  During his time on the bench, he was praised […]

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We were pleased with the outcome of our settlement, and with the efforts put forth by Judge Bronstein.  It was a marathon session, but Judge Bronstein worked with both clients and urged us to be patient until there was sufficient movement towards settlement.  Thanks to Judge Bronstein and ADR Systems.

Steven Gleason, Esq.Nilson, Stookal, Gleason & Caputo