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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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A New Article by Teresa Frisbie, Esq.

A New Article by Teresa Frisbie, Esq.

April 3, 2014

A new article by Teresa F. Frisbie, Esq., published on April 3, 2014 in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, considers the process of how to choose a neutral mediator. Entitled, “Settlement Week offers chance to explore mediators' differing styles," the article emphasizes the necessity of choosing a mediator suited to the true underlying issues of a case, be that substantive law or an emotional dispute.

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Judge Burke mediated a settlement in a matter where the parties were extremely far apart, with almost no common ground.  He pushed both sides to rethink their positions, outlined a post-conference approach and made himself available on short notice.  I do not believe anyone else could have settled the matter.  He will be my first choice for future mediations.

Lisa M. Lilly, Esq.Lisa M. Lilly Law