Illinois State Bar Schedules Mediation Seminar

Friday, September 1, 2006 - 00:00

The Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) this month is planning a CLE seminar titled Mediation in Illinois: A Lawyer's Guide to the Mediation Process.

The program will take place on Thursday, September 21 from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the ISBA Regional Office in Chicago.

The program will cover topics such as:

  • The Anatomy of Mediation;
  • Imaginative Solutions to Deadlock and Various Mediation Methodologies;
  • The Case for Using Attorneys as Mediators;
  • Ethical Considerations for Attorneys Acting as Mediators;
  • Controversial Issues and Case Law Summary;
  • Should the Supreme Court Adopt Comprehensive ADR Rules? And What About Pre-exemption of Local Rules?
  • The program coordinator is Stephen B. Cohen, Kelly Olson Michod DeHaan & Richter, LLC.

    For information on available CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

    To register for the program, visit