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Mediation: what to expect

First CCR blog post written as an introduction to mediation for participants.

https://www.ccrchicago.org/blog/mediation-what-to-expect

Restorative Justice: Sketching A New Legal Discourse

Seminar paper on restorative justice theory as seen through a Foucauldean lens.

https://works.bepress.com/frank_hill/1/

Experience

Contract Trainer

Train law students and members of the public as part of the 40 hour mediation skills training offered through The Center for Conflict Resolution.

Company: Center for Conflict Resolution

I worked there from 8/2016 until now

Volunteer

Mediator and communications volunteer. Mediate various case types including pre- and post-decree domestic relations, attorney fee disputes, juvenile, landlord-tenant, neighbor disputes. Assist with social media and web presence including Facebook and website updates and posts, and blog posts. Continuing Education Committee

Company: Center for Conflict Resolution

I worked there from 8/2014 until now

Owner/Mediator

Parenting agreement mediation

Company: Windy City Mediation

I worked there from 4/2014 until 2/2018

Principal

Represented homeowners in foreclosure. Represented buyer in real estate closing.

Company: The Law Office of Frank D. Hill, LLC

I worked there from 1/2013 until 2/2018

Foreclosure Case Manager

Assisted pro se defendants in foreclosure actions with navigating court procedures. Designed and maintained database for tracking cases. Daily interaction with judges in Chancery division regarding foreclosure cases. Submitted reports to judges suggesting actions to be taken in particular cases.

Company: Cook County Court, Office of the Chief Judge

I worked there from 1/2012 until 12/2012

Volunteer Attorney

Researched legal and policy questions and wrote memos to staff attorneys. Drafted legislation. Lobbied in Springfield, IL. Wrote motions in class action litigation.

Company: Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law

I worked there from 11/2010 until 1/2012

Americorps Recovery Fellow

Represented defendants in foreclosure actions. Motion Practice in Illinois State Court, Chancery Division. Drafted pleadings and motions in foreclosure cases. Negotiated loan modifications and workouts with lenders on behalf of borrowers. Attended 2009 NCLC Consumer Rights Litigation Conference in Philadelphia.

Company: Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago

I worked there from 10/2009 until 10/2010

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