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Billik and Smith to Speak at DCBA ADR Committee

Billik and Smith to Speak at DCBA ADR Committee

January 30, 2015

On February 3, 2015, Hon. Richard J. Billik, (Ret.) and Meghann Smith, Esq. will be presenting to members of the DuPage County Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, on the topic of, “Tips on Choosing the Right Mediator for Your Case.”  The presentation is a continuing legal education (CLE) course that will provide attorneys with […]

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ADR Systems Debuts Commercial Alternative Fee Program

ADR Systems Debuts Commercial Alternative Fee Program

January 23, 2015

ADR Systems is pleased to introduce our new Commercial Alternative Fee Program.  We understand that in today’s economic climate, clients expect their attorneys to do more with less.   In response to your clients’ changing demands, ADR Systems has designed an Alternative Fee Program for qualified commercial matters. Our Alternative Fee Program allows you to provide your […]

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Brown Speaks at the 2015 CLM Greater Chicago Chapter Educational and Networking Event

Brown Speaks at the 2015 CLM Greater Chicago Chapter Educational and Networking Event

January 23, 2015

On January 22nd, 2015, Hon. F. Keith Brown, (Ret.) presented at the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) Greater Chicago Chapter Educational and Networking Event.  The theme for this year’s event was, “What are They Thinking? Secrets Revealed from Industry Professionals.”  Judge Brown participated in a panel discussion regarding Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). The panel included […]

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Brown to Speak at the KCBA 2015 Civil Court Practice Seminar

Brown to Speak at the KCBA 2015 Civil Court Practice Seminar

January 16, 2015

On February 19th, 2015, ADR Systems senior mediator and arbitrator, Hon. F. Keith Brown, (Ret.), will speak at the Kane County Bar Association (KCBA) Civil Practice Committee’s 2015 Civil Court Practice Seminar.  Judge Brown will discuss the topic of voir dire and jury selection.  Specifically, Judge Brown will offer best-practice tips for how attorneys can effectively […]

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Orbach to Speak at NAMIC’s 2015 Claims Conference

Orbach to Speak at NAMIC’s 2015 Claims Conference

January 14, 2015

On February 11th, 2015, ADR Systems senior mediator and arbitrator, Hon. Jerome Orbach, (Ret.), will speak at the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies’ (NAMIC) 2015 Claims Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.  He will be presenting with Karin Bogenschnieder of West Band Mutual Insurance.  Their presentation is entitled, “Successful Alternative Dispute Resolutions,” and will give an overview […]

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Understanding the Benefits of Private Mediation for IP Disputes

Understanding the Benefits of Private Mediation for IP Disputes

December 5, 2014

To ensure that we offer the best in intellectual property (IP) mediation, ADR Systems has assembled an all-star panel of IP neutrals, including some of the field’s most prominent attorneys.  However, it might not be clear why you and your client should consider fee-based private mediation for your IP matter when it is often possible […]

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Using Mediation to Expedite Resolution of IP Disputes

Using Mediation to Expedite Resolution of IP Disputes

December 2, 2014

Intellectual property (IP) law is a rapidly expanding field, and has grown to involve many of the intangible assets that distinguish a business from its competitors.  Because of this, ADR Systems has assembled an all-star panel of IP neutrals, made up of some of the field’s most prominent IP attorneys.  Our IP practice group includes Martin Robins, […]

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ADR Systems Neutrals Featured in Leading Lawyers Top 10 ADR Neutrals

ADR Systems Neutrals Featured in Leading Lawyers Top 10 ADR Neutrals

November 20, 2014

ADR Systems congratulates Hon. Joseph N. Casciato, (Ret.), Hon. Thomas P. Durkin, (Ret.), Hon. Michael J. Hogan, (Ret.), and Hon. Stuart A. Nudelman, (Ret.) for being featured in the Leading Lawyer’s (September 2014) Top 10 ADR Neutrals.  Judges Casciato, Hogan, and Nudelman were listed among the Top 10 ADR: PI Neutrals, and Judges Durkin and Nudelman […]

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Gary M. Ropski, Esq. Named Top IP Attorney in Illinois

Gary M. Ropski, Esq. Named Top IP Attorney in Illinois

October 29, 2014

ADR Systems is proud to announce that Senior Mediator and Arbitrator Gary M. Ropski, Esq. was recently voted the top intellectual property (IP) attorney in Illinois by Leading Lawyers.  Leading Lawyers is a publication that names the top attorneys in each state based on the recommendations of their peers statewide. Mr. Ropski was also featured in […]

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Hon. Robert V. Boharic, (Ret.) to Speak in NBI Video Webcast

Hon. Robert V. Boharic, (Ret.) to Speak in NBI Video Webcast

October 29, 2014

On November 20, 2014, Hon. Robert V. Boharic, (Ret.) will be speaking in the National Business Institute’s (NBI) video webcast entitled, “Small Companies – Big Problems: Legal Management of Shareholder and Partner Disputes at Closely-Held Entities.”  The video webcast is a continuing legal education (CLE) course that provides attorneys with valuable knowledge for how to manage every […]

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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