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Hollis Webster, Mediator & Arbitrator, Chicago, Illinois.

Hollis Webster

Webster Egan Mediations, LLC
1501 N. State Parkway, Unit 23G
Chicago, IL, 60610
Tel: (630) 881-0913
Fax: (630) 881-0913
Website: www.webstereganmediations.com
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Recognized to Illinois Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration
  • Practice Commenced: 2013
  • Total Mediations (as of Apr 2020): 500
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Apr 2020): 60
Practice Percentages
  • CARBONDALE-MARION
  • CHICAGO
  • DANVILLE
  • DECATUR
  • PEORIA
  • ROCKFORD-FREEPORT
  • SPRINGFIELD
  • ST LOUIS/ST. CHARLES FARMINGTON

Biographical

Judge Webster strongly believes in the mediation process and has enjoyed significant success in resolving a wide variety of civil cases in her more than 38 years of experience as a lawyer and judge.

Judge Webster served on the bench in DuPage County, Illinois for more than 21 years, spending over half of that tenure as Presiding Judge of the Law Division. She was instrumental in creating the DuPage Court Annexed Civil Mediation Program and served as its Supervising Judge for 10 years.

Judge Webster was certified as a trained mediator by the National Judicial College in 2004, completing the Advanced Mediation Program in 2010. She successfully mediated cases sent to her from other Law Division and Chancery Judges. She assisted in the resolution of numerous multi-million dollar personal injury and contract cases, and other matters including employment, sex abuse, construction, probate/estate disputes, municipal, trade secret, products liability, class action, F.E.L.A., partnership disputes, declaratory judgment, medical malpractice, accounting malpractice, dental malprtactice, and other professional liability matters.


Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Anti-Trust
  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • Elder Abuse
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Energy Sector (Oil/Gas)
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Internet
  • Labor/Unions
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Taxation
  • Technology
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trademarks/Patents
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Utilities
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

Education

Judge Webster is an honors graduate of the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana where she received her B.S. in Journalism, was a varsity letter winner on the women’s Interscholastic Tennis Team,and served as an editor of the Yearbook. She received her J.D. from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law. Webster is also a graduate of the National Judicial College, receiving certification in Judicial Development and General Jurisdiction Trial Skills. She served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable John A. Nordberg in the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.


Memberships & Affiliations

  • DuPage County Bar Association
    • Founding Chair of the Law & Literature Committee
    • Board Member and Editor of The Brief (DCBA's monthly magazine)
  • DuPage Association of Women Lawyers
  • Illinois State Bar Association 
  • Chair of Committee on Education of the Illinois Supreme Court (planning and producing continuing judicial education for all Illinois Judges) 3 year term; Board Member for 9 years; Faculty for numerous seminars for 20 years 
  • Recipient of Mary Heftel Hooton Award from the Illinois Association of Women Lawyers 2005

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