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Member Profile: Hon. Michael B. Getty (Ret.)

design element Hon. Michael B. Getty (Ret.)
JAMS Inc.
71 S. Wacker Drive
Suite 3090
Chicago, IL 60606
Email: Click for email

Tel: 312-655-9192
Fax: 312-655-0644
Website: www.jamsadr.com

IL Chapter: www.IllinoisMediators.org

Hon. Michael B. Getty (Ret.) regularly travels out of state to District of Columbia, Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Texas

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Med-Arb; Mini-Trial Judge

 

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Hon. Michael B. Getty (Ret.) has substantive case experience in the following areas...

design elementAnti-Trust
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design elementBanking & Finance
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design elementCommunity Associations
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design elementEnvironmental
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BIOGRAPHICAL:

Hon. Michael B. Getty (Ret.) a full-time mediator and arbitrator with JAMS since 2000, is a proven and highly-respected leader in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution. His skill in resolving even the most complex and/or emotional conflicts is recognized locally, nationally, and internationally by legal and business communities alike.

Judge Getty’s many years as a Chancery Court Judge, hearing a multitude of difficult and complicated matters, has honed his ability to conduct his cases expeditiously with knowledge, skill, and integrity. With care and concern, Judge Getty is swift but thorough in his preparation and ability to discover, crystallize, and work through issues to achieve positive results for the Parties, consistently saving the Parties costs and time.

As a dedicated supporter of ADR, Judge Getty is considered an authority in the field, and he lectures globally on its efficacy. Additionally, he has served as an advisor to the United States Department of State Delegation to UNCITRAL, as a negotiator on behalf of the United States to implement conciliation rules for resolving international trade disagreements, and as chair of the Drafting Committee for the Uniform Mediation Act.

EDUCATION:

  • Certification, Harvard University, Institute of Lawyers, Mediation Program
  • Certification, National Judicial College, ADR and Mediation Course of Study
  • J.D., DePaul University College of Law

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Federal Election Commission Mediation Panel
  • Advisor to the United States Department of State delegation to UNCITRAL
  • Negotiator on behalf of the United States Government to adopt rules for conciliating international trade disputes involving member nations
  • Commissioner and life member, National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws
  • Chair, Drafting Committee for the Uniform Mediation Act
  • Member, CPR Committee on Arbitration and Mediation of Patent Disputes
  • Chair, Einstein Institute Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
  • Chair, Circuit Court of Cook County Human Genome Adjudication Project

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Please call JAMS Office for info - Deborah Stewart at 312-655-9192.
 
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