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ADR Systems Sponsors CARPLS Golden Gavel Celebration

ADR Systems Sponsors CARPLS Golden Gavel Celebration

May 7, 2014

ADR Systems is delighted to sponsor the CARPLS Golden Gavel Celebration. This event raises essential funds for CARPLS - an innovative legal aid service that offers an immediate response to the everyday legal problems confronting low-income residents of Cook County. CARPLS serves 50,000 people annually in Cook County with a wide range of legal services enabling people to represent themselves and make educated decisions regarding civil legal matters.

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A New Article by Teresa Frisbie, Esq.

A New Article by Teresa Frisbie, Esq.

April 24, 2014

A new article by Teresa F. Frisbie, Esq., published on April 24, 2014 in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, considers the challenges that cultural differences can pose in a mediation, particularly in the international setting.

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ADR Systems Josh Heffernan, Esq. Coaches Winning International Moot Arbitration Team

ADR Systems Josh Heffernan, Esq. Coaches Winning International Moot Arbitration Team

April 15, 2014

ADR Systems case manager Josh Heffernan, Esq. has been a coach for Loyola University Chicago's Moot Arbitration team for the last four years. This year, the team won first place at the Annual Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot, which took place in Hong Kong on April 12-17, 2014. With participating teams from 99 other law schools in 28 countries, the competition was fierce.

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Judge Bernthal’s calm demeanor and deliberate approach helped us settle a very difficult case which had failed in a prior mediation.  His ability to put my client at ease and gain her respect was instrumental in getting the job done.  I would not hesitate to have Judge Bernthal mediate any of my future cases.

James J. Hagle, PartnerFrederick & Hagle