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  • Description

    Arbitration is all the rage as parties try to avoid an expensive legal battle. But is arbitration the peaceful, inexpensive solution people think? This CLE course will present the Illinois Arbitration Act (710 ILCS 5/1 et. seq.) and how to handle contracts with arbitration clauses, excluding those that involve interstate commerce. The course will explain the power of arbitration panels in Illinois and how to extricate oneself from contracts that include arbitration panels. Choosing a good arbitration panel and potential bias will all be discussed.

  • Instructor Bio

    Charles Silverman

    Charles Aaron Silverman has been practicing lien law in Cook County for over 6 years. A pioneer in the foreclosure defense field, and at one point the managing member of the largest foreclosure defense firm in Northern Illinois, Mr. Silverman has given CLE seminars the Chicago Bar Association, the Northwest Suburban Bar Association, and the Decalogue Society of Jewish Lawyers, as well as several online providers. He is also a member of the Federal Bar, admitted to the Northern District of Illinois and Bankruptcy court. With a practice concentrated in construction litigation, mortgage liens, and mechanic's liens, Mr. Silverman serves clients in Cook and the surrounding counties.