Teresa Frisbie

Member Profile - The Chicago International Dispute Resolution Association (CIDRA)

Position:  Mediator, Arbitrator, Attorney at Law, DeGrand & Wolfe P.C..  Chicago, IL, USA
Education:  J.D. Loyola University of Chicago School of Law 1986;B.A. University of Illinois 1983; Salzburg College 1982
ADR Experience:  Mediated and arbitrated hundreds of cases. JDR, Inc. mediation and arbitration panelist. Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Executive Committee 2001-2003. Mediator- Center for Conflict Resolution. Mediator (Chancery and Law Division) and Arbitrator - Circuit Court of Cook County.
General Experience:  Complex civil litigation involving international commercial arbitration, employment, elder care and family estates various business disputes, products liability, professional regulation, medical malpractice, water rights, judicial ethics and celebrity privacy rights.
Teaching Experience:  Adjunct professor of Mediation and Online Dispute Resolution at Loyola University of Chicago School of Law; coach of International Competition for Online Dispute Resolution. Trained lawyers in Croatia in mediation skills through ABA- CEELI program.
Miscellaneous:  Frisbie has served as the Executive Director of CIDRA.
Lectures:  Guest Lecturer at Loyola and IIT- Kent School of Law in negotiations and international commercial arbitration courses. Other presentations by Frisbie include Applying a Systematic Approach to Conflict Resolution in Mediations Involving Small Businesses, presented to the ABA Dispute Resolution Section, April 2001; International Mediation and Arbitration on Main Street: What Medium-Sized Businesses and Their Lawyers Need to Know in the Global Age; presented to the ABA Dispute Resolution Section, April 2001; Negotiating and Drafting the Dispute Resolution Clause in Major Business Agreements, Drake Hotel, December 2001.
Publications:  Former editor of Undisputed Facts, the publication of the Chicago International Dispute Resolution Association. Other publications by Frisbie include "Online Mediation Can Benefit International Trademark and Domain Name Disputes", published in ADR Online.
Areas of Expertise:  Mediation and facilitation; online dispute resolution tools; complex civil matters; disputes involving the horse industry.
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