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Newsletter articles from 1999

An Act in Relation to the Certification of Mediators April 1999 Section 1: Short title. This Act may be cited as the Mediator Certification Act.
ADR and the unauthorized practice of law By Rick Guzman June 1999 The unauthorized practice of law can result from a variety of different practices and can manifest itself in a several different forms.
ADR happenings November 1999 The Dispute Resolution Center at North Central College and the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce have announced a unique member mediation program.
Book review By Dean M. Frieders November 1999 Mediation and Arbitration of Employment Disputes is a relatively new book in the Jossey-Bass Publishers series on conflict resolution.
Case law update By Dean M. Frieders November 1999 The Texas Fourth District Court of Appeals affirmed a ruling holding that Garcia violated a mediation settlement agreement when he moved to set aside the agreement which itself was entered into to settle a trust dispute
Chair’s Column By Thomas D. Cavenagh November 1999 It is an honor and a privilege to serve this year as the chair of the distinguished group of professionals serving as section council members and for the members of the Section at large.
Chair’s Column June 1999 This marks the final newsletter for our 1998-1999 year. It has been a pleasure for me to serve in this capacity.
Chair’s Column April 1999 In previous issues, I have made mention of the fact that our section council was proceeding to draft legislation regarding the certification of mediators in Illinois.
Chair’s Column January 1999 In my previous chair's column, I outlined in a very general way the goals for the ADR Section Council
Illinois statutes create mediation programs but fail to define qualifications By Suzanne Schmitz and Peggy L. Reiman November 1999 Numerous Illinois statutes refer to mediation, but seldom define mediation. Although not defined, the type of mediation described by the statute often conflicts with the contemporary understanding of mediation.
Internet resources related to ADR By Dean M. Frieders November 1999 Includes full text of several arbitration statutes and acts, selected articles from trade journals, and educational resources.
Is there a duty to advise clients about ADR? By Prof. Suzanne Schmitz April 1999 All attorneys licensed in this state when practicing in this state are encouraged to advise their clients about the dispute resolution process options available to them and to assist them in the selection of the technique or procedure, including litigation, deemed appropriate for dealing with the client's dispute, case, or controversy.
Proposed draft for the ISBA Committee on Professional Conduct By Don C. Hammer November 1999 Unauthorized practice of law. Insurance adjuster participates in mediation of personal injury claim.
Summary of consumer due process protocol By John N. Cannon January 1999 In recent years businesses have increasingly used standardized contracts to require ADR to resolve consumer disputes.
Three year index 1996-1999 By Kalli Fink June 1999 ABA Resolution 112 Passes" Vol. 4, No. 3
Worth reading April 1999 Nolan-Haley, Jacqueline, M., Lawyers, Clients, and Mediation, Notre Dame Law Review: 1998, Vol. 3, No. 5, pgs. 1369-1390.