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Member Profile: Jill Tanz

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Chicago Mediation Services
70 W. Madison
Suite 1400, #14025A
Chicago, IL 60602
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Tel: (773) 315-2554

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; ADR Training/CME


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Jill Tanz has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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Jill Tanz is a commercial mediator with years of experience as a mediator, law professor and trainer. She has lectured extensively on mediation and neuroscience and incorporates best practices developed from this expertise into her mediation practice.

Jill has mediated more than 500 cases in real estate, condominium, partnership, probate and contract disputes. She is a member of the American Arbitration Association’s Roster of Mediators Neutrals.

She is certified by the International Mediation Institute and is also a certified mediator in the Circuit Court of Cook County Law, Chancery and Probate Divisions.

Jill earned a BA, Summa Cum Laude, from Lafayette College, Easton, PA and a JD from the Law School of the University of Chicago. She worked as an associate and partner in the law firm of Sachnoff & Weaver, Ltd. for nine years specializing in commercial real estate, condominium and general corporate law.


  • University of Chicago - Chicago, IL  JD - 1977
  • Admitted to practice in Illinois. October 1977
  • Lafayette College,  Easton, PA - AB, Biology 1972
  • Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Memberships & Affiliations

  • International Mediation Institute
  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • American Arbitration Association
  • American Bar Association (Dispute Resolution Section)
  • Chicago Bar Association (Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee)
  • Association of Attorney Mediators
  • Association of Conflict Resolution Chicago Chapter (Professional Development Committee, Past Co-Chair)


Rates available on request.
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