Hon. Michael R. Panter, (Ret), is a senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems with more than 40 years of legal experience. While on the bench, Judge Panter settled a variety of cases, including medical malpractice claims, construction accidents, motor vehicle accidents, and commercial cases involving contracts, property damage and fire subrogation. Before becoming a judge, he was an active trial lawyer with his own law firm for about 30 years. He tried, settled, mediated, and arbitrated numerous cases.
Immediately prior to becoming a judge, Judge Panter was a full-time faculty member at DePaul University College of Law where he founded DePaul’s Litigation Lab, a hands-on educational program for law students that has been the subject of numerous articles. Judge Panter is known for his thorough and intelligent approach to settlements and the boundless energy he brings to the dispute resolution process.
For mediation, contact Judge Panter at firstname.lastname@example.org.