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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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Morrow and Sido Speak on Conflict Resolution at NCSEA

Morrow and Sido Speak on Conflict Resolution at NCSEA

March 19, 2014

Jennifer Morrow, MDR is scheduled to present "Leadership is a Full Contact Sport: Dealing with Conflict in the Workplace" at the National Council of Structural Engineers Association's (NCSEA) Winter Leadership Forum, March 20-21, 2014 in Napa, CA.

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ADR Systems Launches New IP Practice Group

February 27, 2014

ADR Systems has launched a new intellectual property practice group, featuring attorneys Gary M. Ropski of Brinks Gilson & Lione; Wendi E. Sloane of Barack Ferrazzano; and Martin B. Robins of FisherBroyles; as well as retired Circuit Court Judge, Hon. Kenneth L. Gillis, (Ret.). Combined, they represent more than 150 years of legal experience, and a wide breadth of expertise in patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law and technology-related transactions.

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Premediation Preparation: A Key Component to Successful Dispute Resolution

Premediation Preparation: A Key Component to Successful Dispute Resolution

February 17, 2014

This article, written by Hon. Stuart A. Nudelman (Ret.) and Jann Johnson, and published by the American Bar Association, aims to demystify the complex high-profile mediation process through an analysis of how thorough preparation can further the goal of settlement. In particular, the mediator’s ability to be an effective leader and process manager is crucial to a successful arbitration.

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ADR Systems Welcomes Gary Ropski, Esq.

ADR Systems Welcomes Gary Ropski, Esq.

February 16, 2014

ADR Systems is pleased to announce that Gary Ropski, Esq. is available as a mediator and arbitrator exclusively through ADR Systems. In addition to developing his practice as a senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, Mr. Ropski will continue his established practice as an intellectual property trial and appellate litigator at Brinks Gilson & Lione.

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A New article by Phil Glick, Esq

A New article by Phil Glick, Esq

January 29, 2014

A new article by Phil Glick, Esq., published on December 5, 2013, in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, gives insight into the emotional components often inherent in a complex case, and the efforts required by the mediator to successfully resolve the case in the face of such non-legal issues. "Dispute resolution is rarely purely fact driven and will almost always possess some emotional element," states Mr. Glick. "Once the emotional elements and evaluation of the case are both completed, real discussion of the settlement possibilities can begin."

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ADR Systems Becomes a Jeff Metcalf Internship Provider

ADR Systems Becomes a Jeff Metcalf Internship Provider

January 15, 2014

We are pleased to announce that, starting in January 2014, ADR Systems will be a partner of the University of Chicago through its Jeff Metcalf Internship Program. The Jeff Metcalf Internship Program works exclusively with University of Chicago students - both undergraduate and graduate - to provide quality, paid internships during the summer and academic year.

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Meeder Speaks at CBA Mechanics Lien Subcommittee

Meeder Speaks at CBA Mechanics Lien Subcommittee

December 3, 2013

Gregory Meeder, Esq. is scheduled to speak to the Chicago Bar Association Mechanics Lien and Construction Subcommittee on November 4, 2013. The topic will be 'Overcoming Roadblocks to a Mediated Solution - Never Reach Impasse Again.' Mr. Meeder will highlight 57 roadblocks to a successful mediation and the tools he uses to overcome them.

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I direct all of my attorneys to explore ADR on their files.

David Petrich, Esq.Senior Partner, Sandman, Levy & Petrich