Settlement in the Federal Courts
Presented by the Illinois State Bar Association
Spotlight on JAMS Speaker: Hon. Wayne Anderson (Ret.)
Topic: Conducting the Settlement
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. CDT
In this session, appropriate procedures for holding settlement conferences are discussed, while effective techniques for arriving at a settlement are examined. The speakers also discuss what judges wish attorneys knew about settlement, as well as innovative terms to settle federal lawsuits. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions of the speakers.
Spotlight on JAMS Speaker: Hon. Morton Denlow (Ret.)
Topic: Enforcing Settlement Agreements in Federal Court
2:45 - 3:15 p.m. CDT
How do lawyers handle settlements that may involve time issues, such as installment payments or compliance issues? How can the courts retain jurisdiction to enforce the settlement agreements? This session examines each of these issues and more! Questions will be welcome at the end of this segment.
May 8, 2013
ISBA Chicago Regional Office
20 S. Clark Street
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