Litigation Specialty Areas

American Arbitration Association
Dispute Resolution Services Worldwide
ABA’s Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs (CoLAP)
Association Of Federal Defense Attorneys
Online newsletter; a document library for downloading research memos, pleadings and forms; an audio library for downloading recordings on various substantive and procedural topics; a message board to allow members to cross-communicate by posting messages, and much more.
Web-based litigation support application, with document database, transcripts, attorney doc library, search and explore.
Resolution Systems Institute
A non-profit organization whose mission is to assist courts in Illinois to make better use of alternative dispute resolution. Our site includes descriptions and statistics of court-related ADR programs in Illinois, statutes and rules regarding ADR in Illinois and the federal courts, articles regarding court-related ADR, as well as many relevant links.

Court ADR Resource Center
           A comprehensive collection of information about court ADR programsoffered in Illinois.
Center For Divorce Education
"Children in the Middle" --the only divorce-education program to earn the Model Program rating from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration!
Real time case information and full text retrieval from federal and state courts.
Online blind-bidding process to settle disputes between lawyers and insurance companies.
Go to the Illinois Court Reports Top Page, or go to: Illinois Supreme Court Reports or Illinois Appellate Court Reports.
Defense Research Institute, Inc.
Helps for counsel in defense, insurance and corporate areas including excellent expert witness database.
Equip for Equality
Disability Law
Illinois Adoption Registry
Enables adoptees, birth parents, adoptive parents, legal guardians and birth siblings to exchange medical information confidentially.
Illinois Department of Public Aid
Division of Child Support Enforcement--State Disbursement Unit (Tel: 1-877-225-7077) website is at For General Information, call the Child Support Customer Service Call Center--Automated Voice Response System (AVRS) at 1-800-447-4278 or TTY: 1-800-526-5812 or visit their website at
Immigration Law
Injured? Why Not Settle Your Own Injury Claim Without Using An Attorney?
National Arbitration Forum
This website provides a comprehensive look at the arbitration process and the benefits of advanced dispute resolution (ADR). The Forum was founded in 1986 and is one of the largest providers of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services in the nation. The Forum is a nationwide network of professional arbitrators and mediators, comprised of former judges, litigators, and law professors. Its nationwide and international panel of ADR legal professionals decide business, consumer, employment and insurance matters.
National Committee on Uniform Traffic Laws and Ordinances
Patent Searches
Search IBM patent database of two million U.S. patents over the past 26 years.
Consumer advice for safe Internet shopping from the ABA.
Trademark database searches from  Micropatent, and
Traffic 101
"It's the online way to do traffic school!"
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Search entire U.S. database.
Go to the Illinois Court Reports Top Page, or go to: Illinois Supreme Court Reports or Illinois Appellate Court Reports.
(Last Update 04-19-08)