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Judge Haddad Settles High-Profile Lawsuit

Judge Haddad Settles High-Profile Lawsuit

May 12, 2016

ADR Systems congratulates Hon. William J. Haddad, (Ret.) for recently settling a difficult, high-profile case that was spotlighted in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. The case involved a plaintiff who was sexually abused by a man she met through a popular online dating service.  The victim claimed that the dating service was negligent in their failure […]

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David J. Gubbins, Esq. Joins ADR Systems

David J. Gubbins, Esq. Joins ADR Systems

May 12, 2016

We are pleased to announce that David J. Gubbins, Esq. has joined ADR Systems’ distinguished panel of senior mediators and arbitrators.  Mr. Gubbins has more than 40 years of experience practicing law and has successfully argued numerous complex motions during his career.  He has extensive experience in personal injury, aviation, medical malpractice, construction and probate matters […]

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Judge Brown to Present at IICLE

Judge Brown to Present at IICLE

May 10, 2016

On June 3rd, 2016, Hon. F. Keith Brown, (Ret.) will present at the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education’s (IICLE) program, “21st Century Advocacy: The Psychology of Persuasion.” This program will examine how attorneys can effectively incorporate persuasion tactics into their practice.  Judge Brown will speak specifically on the benefits of alternative dispute resolution and […]

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Judge Burke to Present at AAJ’s 2016 Annual Convention

Judge Burke to Present at AAJ’s 2016 Annual Convention

May 3, 2016

On July 24th, 2016, Hon. Dennis J. Burke, (Ret.) will present at the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) 2016 Annual Convention.  This year’s convention will take place in Los Angeles and cover a range of topics that will be presented by some of the legal industry’s most prominent leaders. Judge Burke will be presenting on how […]

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Judges Meacham and Quinn to Present at the ISBA’s LawEd Seminar

Judges Meacham and Quinn to Present at the ISBA’s LawEd Seminar

March 21, 2016

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 […]

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Judge Haddad Receives the CBA’s Vanguard Award

Judge Haddad Receives the CBA’s Vanguard Award

March 17, 2016

ADR Systems congratulates Hon. William J. Haddad, (Ret.) for receiving the Chicago Bar Association’s (CBA) Vanguard Award.  The Vanguard Awards were established in 1998 to honor individuals and institutions who have made both justice and the legal profession more accessible to the Chicago community.  The reception will take place on April 20th, 2016 at the Standard Club.  […]

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ADR Systems’ Client Survey: New and Improved

ADR Systems’ Client Survey: New and Improved

March 11, 2016

To better serve our clients, ADR Systems has redesigned its post-session, confidential client survey.  Our new survey is digital, responsive across all devices, and only takes a few minutes to complete. In addition to making our survey more user-friendly, we have revised the questions to give us better insight into our clients’ experiences.  Understanding our clients’ needs […]

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ADR Systems’ Neutrals Named in Leading Lawyers’ Top 10 for ADR

ADR Systems’ Neutrals Named in Leading Lawyers’ Top 10 for ADR

February 26, 2016

ADR Systems congratulates Hon. Michael J. Hogan, (Ret.), Hon. Clifford L. Meacham, (Ret.) and Kevin R. Sido, Esq. on being named in Leading Lawyers’ Top 10 for ADR.  Leading Lawyers is an online directory for the nation’s most prominent legal professionals.  Every year, Leading Lawyers asks thousands of attorneys which of their peers they believe represent top talent in their respective […]

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15th Annual International Mediation Tournament

15th Annual International Mediation Tournament

February 9, 2016

On March 8th, 2016, Loyola University Chicago’s Dispute Resolution Program and the InterNational Academy of Dispute Resolution (INADR) will co-sponsor the 15th Annual International Law School Mediation Tournament.  More than 400 participants from around the world will gather at Loyola’s Philip H. Corboy Law Center to compete in a four-day mediation skills tournament designed to challenge students international […]

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The Benefits of Pre-Mediation and Post-Mediation Contact in Commercial Mediation

The Benefits of Pre-Mediation and Post-Mediation Contact in Commercial Mediation

February 5, 2016

Parties may be able to more effectively mediate their commercial case when they take full advantage of pre-mediation and post-mediation contact. Communicating with the mediator before or after the mediation may not be utilized in all sessions, but it can greatly contribute to the success of a mediation.  Pre-mediation contact sets expectations, and lowers the […]

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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