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Michael Panter

Michael Panter

Hon. Michael R. Panter (Ret.) is a highly regarded senior mediator and arbitrator with nearly 40 years of legal experience. While on the bench, Judge Panter won acclaim for his settlement abilities, frequently having been requested to settle cases from other judges’ calendars. He taught and still teaches settlement strategies to the Illinois judges at their bi-annual statewide meetings. Judge Panter is an experienced litigator, having tried numerous bench and jury trials and arbitrations before going on the bench. He brings his experience and enthusiasm for tort and commercial litigation to every case he handles. He writes regular columns on mediation and is an often requested presenter. Judge Panter is known for his patience, persistence and creative approaches to dispute resolution.

Guest Appearances
August 3, 2018

ABA Annual Meeting 2018: How Aggressive Should We Get in Pleadings?

Michael Panter, Matthew Moeller, David Pardue, and Michael Weber explain the purpose of pleadings and how to craft them successfully.