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Mandatory Arbitration/Mediation Agreements
Date: 06/20/2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL
Presented by: CBA, American Arbitration Association, Commercial Calendar Section of the Law Division
Experience Level: Intermediate
MCLE Credit: 2 IL PR-MCLE Credits, approved
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Arbitration and mediation clauses in contracts and mandated by courts are increasing under attack. This seminar examines those mandatory clauses and reviews the essentials of what a lawyer and client should look for.

Topics and speakers:
The art of drafting sensible and enforceable arbitration clauses and the common objection to poorly drafted clause.
Kelly Turner, Vice President, American Arbitration Association
Matt Lacy, Director, ADR Services, American Arbitration Association

How it is done; how to be successful at it.
Hon. Thomas R. Mulroy, Supervising Judge Mandatory Arbitration, Commercial Section, Law Division, Circuit Court of Cook County

Is ADR really time saving and less expensive?
Mitchell L. Marinello, Partner, Novak & Macey

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