Hon. Michael Jordan (Ret. Judge)

Mediation and Arbitration Services

Chicago, Illinois 60601


Business, Civil, Commercial, Construction, Employment, Insurance, Labor, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Real Estate, Securities

Mediation and Arbitration Services    

Self employed independent contractor currently or formerly affiliated with various providers and panels including: Decalogue Society of Lawyers Voluntary Mediation Program; Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service panel arbitrator; Illinois Supreme Court Mandatory Arbitration Programs in the Circuit Court of Cook County and 19th Judicial Circuit (Lake County) and Cook, Lake and DuPage Counties’ mediation panels; FINRA, formerly NASD, on both arbitration and mediation panels for securities and labor cases and the National Futures Association arbitration panel; Northwestern Hospital mediation panel; ADR Systems of America, arbitration and mediation panels; AMCC Arbitration  Mediation Conciliation Center, arbitration and mediation panels; National Arbitration Forum arbitration  panel; Resolute Systems arbitration and mediation panels; Island Arbitration Mediation of Long Island; United States Bankruptcy Court - Northern District of Illinois - Mediation Panel; United States Postal Service and American Postal Workers Union, National Association of Letter Carriers, and National Postal Mail Handlers Union, all AFL-CIO, expedited and regular arbitration panels; National Mediation Board arbitration panels; National Arbitration and Medication arbitration and mediation panels; Umpire in property damage claim disputes; State of Illinois Central Management Service arbitration panels with AFSME, Council 31, the Teamsters Union, Local 916, the Illinois Federation of Public Employees, and the Illinois Nurses  Association; FAA-NATCA, air controller arbitration panel; the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board’s roster for mediation, arbitration, and fact finding. He is a panel labor and commercial arbitrator and general panel mediator for AAA (American Arbitration Association).

Judge Jordan has almost 26 years of judicial service in a court of unlimited jurisdiction.   

Current Fees and Cancellation Policy

Study, conference, and session time is billed at $325 per hour (in increments of 15 minutes or less). Reimbursement is billed for expenses actually incurred including mileage at IRS rate, tolls, train fare, airplane fare, hotel charges, meals, cabs, etc. with receipts supplied for intercity trains and airplanes and hotels. Cancelllation fee is $700 per day of scheduled hearings within 30 days; $800 per day of scheduled hearings within 14 days, $950 per day of scheduled hearings within 72 hours. Cancellation notice is sufficient if received by telephone or e-mail.

3817 Brett Lane

Glenview, IL. 60026

Phone:  847-724-3502

Email:   [email protected]      

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