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Hon. Clifford L. Meacham, (Ret.) and Hon. Robert J. Quinn, (Ret.) will present at the Illinois State Bar Association’s (ISBA) LawEd seminar on April 8th, 2016.  The seminar, entitled, “The Story of a Mechanics Lien Claim from Client Meeting to Trial,” will be a full-day mock trial demonstrating a typical mechanics lien claim from start to finish.  Participants will learn how to best manage every aspect of a mechanics lien claim, including how to respond to a mechanics lien notice, requirements for creating a valid mechanics lien claim and strategies for prosecuting and defending a mechanics lien claim.  Participants will also receive 5.5 hours of Professional Responsibility MCLE credit.

The seminar is presented by the ISBA Construction Law Section, and co-sponsored by the ISBA Real Estate Section and the Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys.

To register, click here.

Hon. Clifford L. Meacham, (Ret.) is a senior mediator and arbitrator who has extensive experience in resolving a variety of disputes, particularly those relating to construction defect, mechanic’s lien and engineering issues.  He also has extensive experience in employment, bankruptcy, and commercial contractual disputes.  Judge Meacham’s warmth and in-depth knowledge have made him a well-respected and sought-after neutral.

Hon. Robert J. Quinn, (Ret.) is also a senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems.  During his 22-year judicial career in Cook County’s Law and Chancery Divisions, Judge Quinn developed extensive expertise in settling construction, mechanic’s lien, insurance coverage, and contractual disputes.  His upbeat personality and positive energy contributed to his popularity on the bench.

For Judge Meacham’s full bio, click here.

For Judge Quinn’s full bio, click here.

ADR Systems, It’s Settled.™

I want to express our firm’s appreciation to ADR Systems for providing us with an outstanding CLE program.  I received numerous positive comments from our partners; everyone thought that the Hon. F. Keith Brown, Patrick E. McGann, and Stuart A. Nudelman provided us with useful and interesting insights.  I think that our Chicago partners (and anyone else who might do a mediation in Chicago) would be delighted with any of them as a mediator or arbitrator.

Alan Becker, Managing PartnerLitchfield Cavo LLP